Sep 05, 2013 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.Foreign DVDs wont play on many UK DVD players because the player itself has been locked to region 2. Some regionlocked players can be 'hacked' to make them regionfree this usually involves tapping a special code into the DVD remote. can us dvds play on uk dvd players
Playing UK (Region 2) DVDs in the USA If you've brought over your DVD collection with you from the UK, you'll find that as the UK uses DVD region 2, your US DVD player won't play them. Fear not, as this can be resolved without having to sell them before you leave!
Sep 09, 2008 Best Answer: The region coding on the DVD's your first problem if you haven't already got a multiregion player there may well be a region free hack for whatever you've got have a look on www. videohelp. com. Once you've got past that you've still got the issue of an NTSC signal being sent to your TV. Most modern TVs are dual standard, but check before you buy the DVDs. US dvds are NTSC. so if the us DVD player is a cool one it should play the DVD: ) any PC can play it with the right software, i. e. the VLC media player (www. videolan. org). greetzcan us dvds play on uk dvd players Mar 20, 2009 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.
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