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How to Easily Play Region 2 DVD in US or Other Countries

Easily play region 2 DVD in US or other countries by making the DVD region-free.

Q 1: Region 2 DVD discs won't play in region 1 DVD players. How can I play a region 2 DVD on a US laptop?
Q 2: Is it possible to play region 2 DVD in US? What's the easiest way?

This post mainly tells how to play region 2 DVD in USA or any other country. DVDs uses region code to protect the DVD copyright and restrict DVD to be played in one specific area. DVD in region 2 includes Europe (except Russia, Ukraine, and Belarus), Middle East, Egypt, Japan, South Africa, Swaziland, Lesotho, French overseas territories, Greenland. US can only play region 1 DVD. Therefore, it may occur that you can't play a DVD brought from Europe on a US laptop. It's likely to pop up Wrong Region error message.

Turn Region 2 DVD to Region-free for US Players

WinX DVD Ripper Platinum - Remove region codes (1-6) from DVD to make your Region 2 DVD playable in the US and any other countries. Fast convert any region DVD to MP4, AVI, WMV, MPEG, etc. by bypassing region code, CSS, Sony ArccOS, UOPs or other DVD protections. DVD conversion speed is ultrafast with Nvidia/Intel/AMD hardware acceleration. 100% clean program.

1. Rip DVD/ISO/Folder to MP4, H.264, AVI, HEVC, MPEG, MOV, M2TS, iPhone, iPad, Android, etc. Hundreds of output video/audio codecs and 350+ preset device profiles are provided.

2. 4 DVD backup modes to 1:1 copy DVD to ISO Image or Folder. Copy DVD main title content or full title to a single MPEG2 file in 5 minutes.

3. The support of Nvidia NVENC/CUDA or Inte QSV level-3 hardware acceleration enables you to rip a feature-length DVD movie to MP4 in about 5 minutes, 47x real-time faster.

4. It will convert region 2 DVD into region-free. Support ripping all kinds of DVDs incl. new 99-title Disney DVDs, old scratched DVDs, workout DVDs, music DVDs, etc.

Easily Play Region 2 DVDs in US or Other Countries – Convert DVD to Region-free

Free download and install the DVD region remover - WinX DVD Ripper Platinum – on Windows 10/8/7, or free download its Mac version. Follow the steps below to easily make any DVD region-free so as to play region (2) DVD in USA or wherever you are with no hassle.

Step 1. Load source region 2 DVD
Load your source region 2 DVD into DVD drive.
Run WinX DVD Ripper Platinum and click "DVD Disc" icon to load the source DVD.

Step 2. Choose output format
Based on your needs, you can choose a preferred output file.
For backing up DVD, click: DVD Backup Profile -> DVD Backup -> Clone DVD to ISO Image -> OK.
To convert region DVDs, you can browse from the left Output Profile column to choose a preferred one.

Step 3. Convert and save output video
Click "RUN" to start converting region 2 DVD to a region-free file for the US players. The DVD region decrypter will auto bypass the region code of your DVD and turn it into region-free. Thus, you can play the region 2 DVD in US or any other countries without region code limit.

Remove DVD region code
Remove DVD region code

Get the Best DVD Region Decrypter - WinX DVD Ripper Platinum

Remove 1-6 DVD region codes and all other DVD copy protections. More than perfectly 1:1 cloning DVD to ISO image file with No.1 fastest speed and without quality loss, it can also easily rip DVD to MP4, AVI, WMV, MOV, MPEG, H.264, FLV, iPhone, iPad Pro/Air, Android, and many other output formats and devices. You can also customize the video/audio parameters at will to get desired output effects.

Disclaimer: Digiarty Software does not advocate ripping copy-protected DVDs for any commercial purpose and suggests referring to the DVD copyright laws in your countries before doing so.


author - Donna Peng

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Donna Peng's fascination with multimedia began at an early age - shortly after she licked the physical disc and then she's been obsessed ever since. Her decade-long career at Digiarty after the graduation has seen her unmatched expertise in the field of DVD, digital video, software and anything related to home theatre. She is currently fascinated with photography.

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