What does 'Region 1 DVD' mean?

Answer the world is in regions so a dvd 1 means it is american or canadian and will only play in a dvd player from those countries OR a region free player.Region Countries 0 No Region Coding 1 United Stat... Read More »

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My DVD player can play region 2 and 'all' - does this mean it can't play region 1?

That is correct. DVD players sold in different country can only play that dvd for the area. You will need a universal player to be able to play all region dvd. Keep in mind that most manufacturer d... Read More »

What Does Region-Free Mean for a DVD?

A region-free DVD plays on virtually any DVD player manufactured in any country. Most DVDs are region-specific, making the discs readable only by DVD players from the same region or country of orig... Read More »

What does region-free DVD film mean?

If you travel abroad, you may have wondered why your DVD won't play in overseas DVD players. That's because of regional encoding, which limits the use of DVDs to a particular geographical area. Reg... Read More »

What does it mean when a DVD shows "Wrong region"?

it means you are playing a foreign dvd and your player doesn't support the disc