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Region X for Mac

Change the region Apple DVD Player is set to.

Free
In English
Version 2.1
3.6
Based on 12 user rates

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

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

Region X for Mac

Free
In English
Version 2.1
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3.6

(48 Reviews of Region X)

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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?!
ZeroS5352
ZeroS5352
Dec 16 2013
3.0
Dec 16 2013
3.0
Version: null
ben-marko
ben-marko
Oct 6 2012
5.0
Oct 6 2012
5.0
Version: null
anonymous-mollusk-5346
Oct 3 2012
5.0
Version: null
Drbubo
Drbubo
Oct 1 2012
3.0
Oct 1 2012
3.0
Version: null
Neilio123
Neilio123
Jan 30 2011
4.5
Jan 30 2011
4.5
Version: null
ttrkwcz
ttrkwcz
Jan 29 2011
0.5
Jan 29 2011
0.5
Version: null
R1000m
R1000m
Jan 27 2011
3.0
Jan 27 2011
3.0
Version: null
Kazheard
Kazheard
Jan 25 2011
4.0
Jan 25 2011
4.0
Version: null
An-onymous
An-onymous
Oct 13 2009
1.0
Oct 13 2009
1.0
Version: null
Mac5
Mac5
Feb 27 2005
4.0
Feb 27 2005
4.0
Version: null
Guest
Guest
Aug 18 2004
5.0
Aug 18 2004
5.0
Version: null
Iainmacmillan
Iainmacmillan
Feb 27 2004
5.0
Feb 27 2004
5.0
Version: null