How to Enable PS3/P4 Play DVD from Other Regions?

Q: “I bought DVDs in th US, but I have a Danish Playstation 3 and it reports that it can’t play the DVD. How do I get it to play the DVD. Bought multiple DVDs and they can’t play”.

Just like above question, most of Playstation users have problems when playing DVD from other regions on PS3/P4. This tutorial is giong to share two positive ways to solve this question.

Solution One. Change region code setting for PS3/PS4

First, confirm your PS3/PS4 disc’s region code by checking the disc’s case and then adjust your PS3/P4 region code settings to let it compatible with your DVD discs. For example, DVD in US is region 1, Danish PS3 disc’s region code is 4, you can change your PS3 region code setting to region 1, then playback DVD discs from US without hassle.

Editor Notes: As the region code setting for a PS4/PS3 system can be changed a maximum of 4 times, after which the region code will be locked. And restoring default settings or initializing the game console system will have no effect on the region code settings or the number of times you change it.

Solution Two. Unlock DVD region code for Playing on PS3/P4

As solution one has limited times to solve your questions, you’d better seek a permanent yet simple way to remove DVD region code for playing on PS3/PS4 smoothly. Here Brorsoft DVD Ripper for Windows / Mac works as good as swiss army knife. With it’s assitant you can remove region lock from DVD discs and rip DVD to PS3/P4 compatible digital videos in fast speed and excellent quality. In addition, it has customized settings for nearly 150+devices such as Xbox, iPhone, iPad, Samsung Galaxy phones, Windows Phone, TVs, and more.

Free download DVD to PS3/P4 converter

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Guide: Remove DVD Region Code for Playing on P3/P4 with ease

Windows Version Brorsoft DVD Ripper taken as example, Mac Version share the same steps, just keep in mind you have download the right version, Windows platform .exe files cannot be installed on macOS – and vice versa.

Step 1. Load DVD Movies

Install and run the DVD converter, click the “Load Disc” button to load your DVD movies to the program.

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Step 2. Select output format

Select an proper format i.g. H.264 .mp4, it is compatible with PS3/P4.

Basically the “Common Video -> H.264 Video (*.mp4)” is just all right.

Or you can choose other formats according to your devices.

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Step 3. Start to rip DVD to P3/P4

Finally, click “Convert” button to remove DVD region code automatically (no extra steps or options you need do, bypass region code is automatically when you start the conversion).

When the conversion is over, click “open” to locate the ripped DVD movies without region code.

Then you can copy them to a USB Drive or home sever for playing on PS3/P4 without hassle.

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