Jul 05, · switch to the UK edition Watching an NTSC DVD -- just press play? I'm trying to buy a DVD of a French film, which appears to be available only in Author: Jack Schofield. Feb 15, · If you plan to watch this on a television, then it must be NTSC compatible. That doesn't fit with my experiences. I have a mixture of PAL & NTSC DVDs, & they've all worked fine with a variety of UK & Australian TVs, none NTSC compatible so far as I know. Thanks to digital rights management, not all video DVDs are equal. Each DVD is assigned a numerical region code that can restrict playback to certain devices and specific parts of the world. In the UK, for example, domestic DVDs are assigned region 2, which is also used in Europe and other selected Author: Nick Peers. The stand-alone DVD players can only play NTSC or PAL, with the region code staying the same for the player. You can play PAL DVD on computer, switching between PAL and NTSC a few times. What is NTSC The DVDs sold in the United States come with the NTSC standard features, the system that is used throughout North America. Sep 05, · How do I play a DVD from the UK in the US? Anonymous September 5, Email Dvds from the UK are PAL format and dvds from USA are North American region 1 format. If you have an older dvd player, it may not work, but the newer dvd usually will say it plays all regions unless its a cheap one. PAL and NTSC are two different video. Oct 16, · Sorry if this is an obvious question, but I was just wondering if an NTSC formatted DVD (region free) would play back on a UK laptop (Dell Inspiron )? Is the PAL/NTSC thing even an issue when watching DVDs on computer? Thanks very much. May 19, · Re: Will NTSC Play in UK? The answer to the question is sometime but not always. Some DVD (and VHS) players in PAL countries playback NTSC by converting the NTSC colour carrier to resemble a PAL colour carrier and, as the line frequency is . Nov 27, · Playing NTSC DVDs on my computer? I have a DVD that needs a NTSC compatible TV to play, but my PC obviously isn't a "NTSC compatible TV". How can I play DVDs (region1 NTSC) on my computer from uk? More questions. Do American computer play dvds in Pal AND NTSC? What are some methods to play NTSC DVDs on European DVD players? (ie. PAL format)?Status: Open.
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One of mine doesn't 3 years old , and one does 2 years old. I thought you might like an update from my point of view. Sign In or Register to comment. Hey there! I'd rather not unseal the set if there's no chance they'll work!
Not that it matters if they're fake. It very much depent on the player. DavidT Posts: 15, Forum Member. Unlike DVD regions, Blu-ray regions are verified only by the player software, not by the computer system or the drive. Anonymous September 5, Hi Everyone, Apologies if this is obvious to most people, but having just started working in DVDs, after many years producing audio CDs I find there are many more pitfalls.