How do I play a multi region DVD on my Mac?

Click on the Disc tab -> click on DVD -> select the device -> click OK (usually this is selected by default). The DVD will now play, and your region code will remain intact.

How can I make my Mac DVD player region free?

The solution is use VLC (Video LAN Client) instead of Apple’s DVD Player. To make this work you must go into System Preferences for DVD Movie and either set VLC as the default application or set it to ignore. This will cause OS X to think of the non-Region 1 DVD as a data disk and mount it in the Finder.

How do I play a multi region DVD?

Converting the player to Multi-Region:

  1. Power on the player with no disk in the drive.
  2. Wait for the “No Disc” message to appear.
  3. Press Pause on the Remote.
  4. Enter 3, 1, 4, 1, 5, 9 on the Remote (the word COdE or FF appears on the display).
  5. Enter 0 on the Remote (0 = All Regions, 1 = Region 1, 2 = Region 2, etc.).

Is the Apple DVD Player region free?

It is not Apple’s choice to region code lock DVD’s. All DVD players in all computers and in all stand-alone DVD players are locked by region. Please be careful with the information that you pass along here.

Is Apple Superdrive multi region?

It is not the disk drive that is or is not multi regional. That is governed by the firmware on your Mac, which uses DVD Player to play DVDs from any superdrive. Region encoding is the mechanism that enables motion picture studios to control the worldwide release of their movies.

Can VLC play any region DVD?

VLC will play DVDs from any region when the firmware on the drive is unlocked to region free. #2 Change the Region of your drive. Every DVD player allows you to change the region code to up to 5 times before it locks on the last set region.

How do I change the region on my Mac?

How to change the region on your Mac

  1. Go to System Preferences > Languages & Region.
  2. In the right menu, find “Region” and click the two blue arrows.
  3. In the drop-down menu, select the continent, then country.
  4. This will change the time zone, calendar, and temperature format of your Mac.

Do multi region DVD players work?

To play Region 2 discs, you need a multi-region/region-free DVD player, because standard DVD players in the US will only play Region 1 discs….You can save money in the long run by investing a little upfront.

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How do I play PAL DVD on my Mac?

Apple DVD Player (for Playing Discs from Your Home Region)

  1. Insert a DVD movie disc into the optical drive of the Mac desktop or laptop computer.
  2. Click the “Play” button on the DVD Player control console.
  3. Double-click the preview window to enable full-screen mode.