region code in cdrecord

Daniel O'Connor doconnor at
Sat Apr 23 19:19:07 PDT 2005

On Sun, 24 Apr 2005 09:59, Chuck Robey wrote:
> >  Now, I want to go for broke, and try for the one I've been after for
> > years, which is converting a region==2 dvd to a region==1 dvd (Britain
> > to US).  I have a dvd taht you can't buy in the US, I've tried, and the
> > British won't sell it in region code 1, so I want to convert the one I
> > went ahead and purchased anyhow.  Once I get it converted, I figure I
> > can toss out the old region==2 version and remain lily-white and  pure
> > as far as honesty goes.

The region code is part of the VOB/IFO files that contain the DVD, not as a 
part of the ISO metadata.

You will need another tool to change region, I know DVD Decrypter 
[] does it for Win32. Maybe transcode?

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