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Full Guide to DVD PAL and DVD NTSC

by Christine Smith • Jul 23,2019 • Proven solutions

“Does NTSC/PAL matter to DVD movies?” --- A Quesion from Quora

The format for the DVD and VHS videos is same across the globe, but the electronic signals that are recorded on these discs differ from country to country. NTSC and DVD PAL are two of these most commonly used video standards. So if you wish to play DVD discs seamlessly in your region, it is important to know the standard of the disc and one supported in your region.


Part 1. What Is Pal DVD Format/NTSC DVD Format

What Is PAL DVD Format?

Standing for Phase Alternating Line, PAL is a video system or standard and a PAL DVD is a disc that makes use of the PAL encoding system. A DVD PAL format is used in more than 120 countries across the globe including Africa, Europe, Australia, and New Zealand. The different versions of this standard are these are interoperable. In a PAL format DVD 25 frames are transmitted in a second and each of these frames are made of 625 individual scan lines.

What Is NTSC Format DVD?

NTSC is also a video standard that is mainly used in North America and South America. In this format, 30 frames per second are transmitted with aspect ratio of 720 X 480 and there are 525 individual scan lines in each of these frames. A disc using NTSC system is known as NTSC format DVD.

Part 2. What're The Differences Between PAL Format DVD and NTSC Format DVD

Though NTSC and PAL, both are encoding systems that affects the quality of the videos that are viewed, they are different an array of aspects including supported regions, aspect ratio, fps, and others. The table below shows comparison between NTSC and PAL format.

Features/Format NTSC PAL
Full Form National Television System Committee Phase Alternating Line
Supported Regions Japan, North America and most parts of South America UK, Australia, Sweden, most parts of Europe and Africa
Lines field 525/60 625/60
Aspect Ratio 720 X 480 720 X 576
Video Bandwidth 4.2MHz 5MHz
Sound Carrier 4.5MHz 5.5MHz

Part 3. How to Play Pal DVD Format or NTSC DVD Format Freely

NTSC and PAL are region specific encoding systems that allow playing your DVD disc in the region for which they are created. So if you have a PAL DVD that you want to play NTSC supported region, or vice versa, good converter software is needed. Wondershare UniConverter (originally Wondershare Video Converter Ultimate) is one such video toolbox that works as a professional PAL DVD to NTSC converter and allows playing your PAL or NTSC DVD freely by allowing you to burn DVD and convert their format. Using the software, you can burn your disc and convert PAL DVD to NTSC or NTSC to PAL format as needed without losing quality. Additionally the program also allows to convert formats, edit videos, and transfer files. The software is compatible with Windows and Mac system.

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  • Burn videos to DVD folder/ISO/DVD disc with setting PAL or NTSC.
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  • Offer free DVD menu templates with various themes.
  • Facilitates adding personalized background image and music for DVD.
  • Works as DVD burning software for Windows 10/8/7/XP/Vista and Mac OS 10.15 (Catalina), 10.14, 10.13, 10.12, 10.11 10.10, 10.9, 10.8, 10.7, 10.6.
  • Convert videos to any format in batch with less quality loss.
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Steps to Play PAL DVD Format with PAL DVD Converter:

Step 1 Launch PAL to NTSC DVD converter and load DVD files.

Download, install, and launch UniConverter on your PC. Select the Burn tab and click Load DVD drop down menu. Select the inserted disc. From the new DVD Load Model window, select from Main Movie or All Movies option and click OK. The videos will be added to the program interface.

Launch PAL to NTSC DVD converter and load DVD files

Step 2 Choose DVD template.

The right-hand side panel of the software will show the available template designs with their thumbnail. Move the left and the right arrows to check the design and select the desired one.

Choose DVD template

Step 3 Choose NTSC DVD standard and other parameters.

You can choose from NTSC or PAL DVD option under the TV Standard: tab. Also select other parameters like DVD Label, Menu Type, Aspect Ratio, and Quality.

Choose NTSC DVD standard and other parameters

Step 4 Burn video to DVD.

At top right corner, select location where you want to burn video at Burn video to: tab. Finally, click Burn to start burning your disc in desired NTSC or PAL format.

Burn video to DVD

With quick and simple steps, Wondershare UniConverter works as excellent PAL to NTSC DVD converter software.

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