Please note that, you can only change the region code at most 5 times. Here you can set the playback preference and select the scene you want to enjoy. Next in order to make you much more clear about this issue and find out the corresponding solutions, I will introduce the DVD region code and the ways to play different region DVDs in details.
DVD region code is a digital rights management technique designed for the distributors to control the DVD content, release date and price according to appropriate region. Nowadays, the DVD world is divided into six major geographical regions, which are:. Therefore, if you are playing a DVD purchased outside from your local place on your Mac, then you will be depressed to find that the Mac is unable to recognize the DVD.
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Integration with web channel streaming services. Dated UI. Lost your password? Powered by the Parse. Here's one way to make your Mac play most any DVD, regardless of its assigned region coding : Get an external DVD drive -- the internal drive does not seem to allow region-free viewing!
Install VLC media player. Change the system's auto-run options. That's it. To use, just insert a video DVD in the external drive, grab your Apple Remote, sit back, and enjoy your region-free movie.
The following comments are owned by whoever posted them. This site is not responsible for what they say. That includes Macs too, sort of. From then on, this can only be changed four more times. Brewster Academy Blogs. The icon looks like a traffic cone. Ochre 03 October Still works on Mountain Lion And it's just saved my sanity. There's a prevalent bug in RegionX saved the day.
Now we just have to wait for Apple to fix yet another glaring bug…. Neilio 30 January What gives?! Gazzmanzx6 28 January Region X used to work fine for me but now with the new RPC-1 check it just states I don't have a region free drive and Quit is the only option.
I have 3 DVD drives, 2 internal and 1 external. One of the internal drives is region free, the other 2 drives aren't. Back to the previous version for me. Scene-kid 02 June But I would like to ask what to do so, so that my drive doesn't lock Cdelmar 25 April Does anyone know whether the "reset the counter" portion of the software will work on a non-flashed drive?
I really don't want to flash my drive; what I liked about the version of Region X that I ran for years on my old PPC Mac was that I could simply keep using the same five "allowed" region changes indefinitely by resetting how many were still available.
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