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Region X

Version 2.1

Change the region Apple DVD Player is set to.

Region X overview

Region X will allow you to change the region Apple DVD Player is set to, when and only when you play a movie from a region-free DVD drive. You will also be able to modify the left changes count. That is, you will be able to change the region as often as you want. Compatible with Front Row and Apple's DVD Player.

What’s new in version 2.1

Updated on Feb 12 2011

Version 2.1:
  • Now checks correctly whether you have a RPC-1 drive or not

Information

License

Free

Size

2 MB

Developer’s website

http://xvi.rpc1.free.fr/

Downloads

242437

App requirements

  • Intel 32
  • PPC 32
  • Mac OS X 10.3.9 or later
  • A region-free drive
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ZeroS5352
ZeroS5352
Dec 16 2013
2.1
3.0
Dec 16 2013
3.0
Version: 2.1
Please someone help clarify something, and then I will try the software and leave a detailed review. Here's what happened to me: I watch DVDs from at least three regions, so when I bought my 2011 MacBook Pro, I flashed my Optiarc drive to RPC-1 without any problems. For the last two years, that was sufficient to watch ANY DVD from ANY region for the last several years. However, when I upgraded to OS X Mavericks, my MBP began prompting me to change the drive region before I could watch The X-Files from Mexico (region 4). I refuse to do that, so I did some digging and found this software. I hope it will let me see DVDs from other regions again. Anyway, right now, according to DVD Info X, my drive is flashed to RPC-1, but when I install Region X, it tells me that it can't determine the region status of my drive and to proceed with caution. Will using this software allow me to change the drive region (it currently says "no region" in Region X)? And will I be able to make further changes to the drive in Mavericks without using up the limited drive region changes that are allowed? I really need to hear from somebody before I risk locking my drive and ruining my MBP for all intents and purposes. Any and all information is very appreciated. Thanks.
ben-marko
ben-marko
Oct 6 2012
2.1
5.0
Oct 6 2012
5.0
Version: 2.1
Super useful! My wife is from Thailand and when we first married I locked the drive on my MBP several times ripping her DVDs.
anonymous-mollusk-5346
anonymous-mollusk-5346
Oct 3 2012
2.1
5.0
Oct 3 2012
5.0
Version: 2.1
Still works on Mountain Lion 10.8.2. And it's just saved my sanity. There's a prevalent bug in 10.8.2 that causes DVD Player (and any other apps using the same playback framework) to crash if the drive and disc regions don't match, without giving the option to change it. RegionX saved the day. Now we just have to wait for Apple to fix yet another glaring bug…
Neilio123
Neilio123
Jan 30 2011
2.0
4.5
Jan 30 2011
4.5
Version: 2.0
Great Little App
ttrkwcz
ttrkwcz
Jan 29 2011
2.0
0.5
Jan 29 2011
0.5
Version: 2.0
After successfully flashing my Matshita 857E ZA0E drive, I can reset the region counter in Region X 1.8 but not in 2.0. What gives?!
Gazzmanzx6
Gazzmanzx6
Jan 28 2011
2.0
0.0
Jan 28 2011
0.0
Version: 2.0
Region X used to work fine for me but now with the new RPC-1 check it just states I don't have a region free drive and Quit is the only option. I have 3 DVD drives, 2 internal and 1 external. One of the internal drives is region free, the other 2 drives aren't. Back to the previous version for me.
Scene-kid
Scene-kid
Jun 2 2010
1.8
0.0
Jun 2 2010
0.0
Version: 1.8
hey, well the Region X, when opened indicates a warning saying that, your drive would be locked... But I would like to ask what to do so, so that my drive doesn't lock...
Cdelmar
Cdelmar
Apr 25 2010
1.8
0.0
Apr 25 2010
0.0
Version: 1.8
Does anyone know whether the "reset the counter" portion of the software will work on a non-flashed drive? I really don't want to flash my drive; what I liked about the version of Region X that I ran for years on my old PPC Mac was that I could simply keep using the same five "allowed" region changes indefinitely by resetting how many were still available. If I load this on my new Intel Mac, will it do the same thing?
An-onymous
An-onymous
Jan 8 2010
1.8
1.0
Jan 8 2010
1.0
Version: 1.8
As I said initially, there is a warning before one starts using this app : "Zone X works only on zone free readers (RPC-1) ... otherwise the reader will be blocked". That's a fact that anybody can verify. The rest of garadabout's vague, confused and pretended skilled argument does not resolve the issue.
An-onymous
An-onymous
Oct 13 2009
1.8
1.0
Oct 13 2009
1.0
Version: 1.8
There is an absurd warning before one starts using this app : "Zone X works only on zone free readers (RPC-1) ... otherwise the reader will be blocked". What is the use of an application that removes zone dependene only on zone free readers ????????????????????????????
Robertcoogan
Robertcoogan
Sep 12 2009
1.7
0.0
Sep 12 2009
0.0
Version: 1.7
This saved my bacon many times. I lived in Okinawa for four years, plus my wife is from Thailand. So I have DVDs from three different regions, and occasionally I have to reset the drive. Many thanks to the devs for this one!
Samjurai
Samjurai
Apr 1 2009
1.6
0.0
Apr 1 2009
0.0
Version: 1.6
Hey, I'm running an early 2008 Mac Pro. I installed a second DVD drive which has been flashed to RPC1 .. I'm wondering if this app knows which of my 2 drives to change the region of, as there is no selection for this would it automatically do the main drive? NOT the second drive (which is the RPC1 drive) .. would a workaround be to swap the drives over? any advice or confirmed workarounds would be much appreciated. thanks :)
Vegas-Man!
Vegas-Man!
Jul 23 2008
1.5
0.0
Jul 23 2008
0.0
Version: 1.5
Just use VideoLan / VLC
Guest
Guest
Jan 14 2008
1.2
0.0
Jan 14 2008
0.0
Version: 1.2
How can you tell if you have a region-free DVD drive installed??
Echorob
Echorob
Jan 14 2008
1.2
0.0
Jan 14 2008
0.0
Version: 1.2
There is a very simple solution to get around the dvd region code just use FairMount that comes free with the dvdremaster package. Set it to always open when a dvd is inserted in your preferences under cd's/dvd's
Danmartin
Danmartin
Jan 6 2008
1.1.3
0.0
Jan 6 2008
0.0
Version: 1.1.3
Fantastic! Works like a charm with 10.5.1! Kudos for the developers.
Xypher
Xypher
Jan 3 2008
1.1.3
0.0
Jan 3 2008
0.0
Version: 1.1.3
Here's a solution for using the app with a region free drive under Leopard. (Taken from a forum). "Delete the ~/Library/Application Support/DVD Player directory and the ~/Library/Preferences/com.apple.DVDPlayer.plist file. After running Region X again, and modifying the zones, DVD Player will now be aware of the new settings."
Xypher
Xypher
Nov 19 2007
1.1.3
0.0
Nov 19 2007
0.0
Version: 1.1.3
Here's the new developers site; http://www.regionx.tk/ He also has a blog; 0xced.blogspot.com/ Appears 1.1.3 is a UB, but it has been reported as not working on 10.5.
Xypher
Xypher
Oct 13 2007
1.1.3
0.0
Oct 13 2007
0.0
Version: 1.1.3
Me too. if you get tired of looking at the developers mug then remove the xvi.pct file from the resources folder.
Cbx322
Cbx322
Oct 10 2007
1.1.3
0.0
Oct 10 2007
0.0
Version: 1.1.3
hm, wondering who is updating this app, since xvi retired...
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