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Remove Region Code for USA DVD Disk and Play On Various Portable Devices

Author by Cooper

Jan 03, 2020

DVD region-code prevents us from playing DVD videos from USA when we are in other region-code nations. Besides the region-code protection, the enhanced protections also thwart you. For smoothly playing region-code DVDs, I will introduce four handy ways to you. Read on this article to remove region code for USA DVD.

Basic Information about USA DVD Region

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1. What DVD Region is USA: Region 1.

2. What DVD Standard is USA: NTSC format DVD, 480i/60Hz or 525/60 in analog contexts.

3. What DVD Protections are USA: Region-code, and Region-code enhanced, also known as RCE or REA, and other advanced protections.

Also Read:Australia DVD Region | Play Region 4 DVD

How to Play Back USA DVD Region Videos?

1. If you are using region-code 1 DVD players in a country other than American, such as Canada, you can directly play the DVD videos on your devices.

2. If you are using standalone DVD players not-in region-code 1, you can try to find the instructions and the factory codes of your players so as to hack the DVD player. After you hacking DVD player by this way, you are able to watch DVD videos published in all regions, but it is still not available on other protections, such as RPC-2, DVD CSS, Macrovision, Multi-angle DVD, Cinavia Protection and so forth.

Modify the region-code

Modify the region-code

Modify the region-code
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3. If you are using computer DVD drives, you can try to Change DVD Region Code so as to play DVD videos protected by the region code for USA. Head to your file explorer. Right-click the DVD drive > Properties > Hardware > Properties > DVD Region > Choose your nation to change the region to what you want. You can also see a number marked as Changes remaining: X (The initial value is usually set as 5), which means the rest times you can change the region of your DVD drive.

Once the number goes to 0, the last chosen region will be permanent and cannot be reset even you move the DVD drive to another computer.

Similarly, you cannot overpass advanced DVD protections listed above in this way either.

4. If you want to play videos encrypted by US DVD region code and other advanced protections, scroll down to find the simplest and quickest methods.

Disclaimer: Please make sure whether removing DVD protection is legal in your country and do not rip videos from DVDs for any commercial profit.

How to Overpass Protections and Play DVD Videos from USA

To overpass advanced DVD protections that prevent you from playing DVDs, you should choose the right tool in advance. Free downloadFree downloadthe well-acclaimed DVD ripper - WonderFox DVD Ripper Pro to prepare for removing protections from your DVD discs.
Load protected video

Step 1. Load Protected US DVD Disc into the DVD Protection Killer

Connect your DVD burner or the built-in DVD burner and insert an original USA DVD disc therein. Launch WonderFox DVD Ripper Pro, Click the DVD button to select the disc you want to decrypt. After the DVD is analyzed and loaded, it has removed the region code for USA DVD as well as CSS, RCE and other copy-protections. And the main title will be selected automatically rather than superfluous trailers, ads, highlights and behind the scenes. You have to select them manually if needed.

Select the output format

Step 2. Select the Output Format

Click the output format button on the right side of the application, you can select MP4, AVI and other 500+ digital formats and devices. For instance, if you want to reduce DVD size, you can try to encode DVDs to H265 by choosing H265 here.

Related Read: Convert DVD to MKV | DVD to XviD | Convert DVD to MPEG

Start ripping

Step 3. Start Ripping

Lastly, click the inverted triangle to nominate the output path and click Run to start ripping videos from the DVDs protected by region code for USA and advanced DVD protections. Optional, you can modify the parameters of the output videos, such as the encoder, resolution, bit rate and so on. You can also modify the aspect ratio to better fit wide screens.

At last...

Now, I am sure you can freely bypass USA DVD region and play videos therefrom. At the next time to play back unsupported region-code DVD videos, you can also apply this process on it – find out what DVD Region is (the nation or state of the DVD you want to play) > try handy modifications on your DVD players > remove protections via WonderFox DVD Ripper Pro.

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