GOM Player is an excellent and powerful video player which can cover all video & audio formats, DVD, Blu-ray Disc, play online video and live video stream and automatically upgrade, support latest codecs always. Some users feedback that they
try to watch DVD or IFO file with GOM Media Player but it never starts playing, and never
leaves the main screen. If this happens, it is likely being caused by your DVD drive’s region code settings. We provides 2 methods for you.
Method 1: Change your DVD drive’s region code
Step 1. Go to the windows Control Panel (“Start” Menu ->”Control Panel”)
Step 2. Click on “Device Manager”
Step 3. Click the arrow next to “DVD/CD-ROM drives” to display a list of installed drives.
Step 4. Right-click on your DVD drive and go to “Properties”
Step 5. Click on the “DVD Region” tab
Step 6. Select the Country that corresponds to the region of the DVD you want to watch.
Step 7. Click the [OK] button
Step 8. Try to play your DVD with GOM Media Player again
WARNING: There is a limit to the number of times you can change your region code!
Method 2: Remove DVD Region Code with DVD Ripper
You can install one DVD ripper which can remove the most DVD region code, like the region coded 1/2/3/4/5/6, we find the Pavtube Video Converter Ultimate is the right the DVD ripper that most users are searching for, you can load the DVD disc, DVD ISO and IFO image and DVD fodler to it. This software can remove the most DVD copy protection, including the Disney DVDs, DVD region code, DVD UOps, DVD CSS protection and so on.
There are 300+ videos are here, you can choose one videos formats that GOM Player can support, like the MP4, WMV, AVI, etc, you also can choose the HD videos, 3D videos for better video playback. Compared with other DVD ripper, this program supports Nvidia CUDA and AMD App technology, which enables you to encode H.264 with up to 30x speed on a PC with Nvidia CUDA or AMD APP technology enabled graphic card.
Quick Guide: Rip and Convert DVD to GOM Player
Step 1. Insert DVD disc into PC, start the program on your computer, click “File”> “Load from disc””to load 4K Blu-ray into the program, apart from DVD disc, you can also use the program to load DVD folder or ISO/IFO image file.
Step 2. Click “Format” bar, from its drop-down list, select GOM Player supported video format from “Common Video”, like the “H.264 High Profile Video(*.mp4)”. You also can get the HD MP4, HD AVI form the HD Video.
Click “Settings” to open the “Profile Settings” window, here you can flexilby adjust output video codec, resolution, bit rate, frame rate and audio codec, bit rate, sample rate and channels and so on.
Step 3. After all setting is completed, hit right-bottom “Convert” button to begin the conversion from DVD to GOM Player playable video format encoding process.
Tip: GOM Player supported videos
- VCD, DVD, Blu-ray Disc, AVI, MP4
- MKV, Ogg Theora, OGM, 3GP, MPEG-1/2/4
- WMV, RealMedia, QuickTime etc.