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How to Convert PAL DVD to NTSC Video and DVD

PAL and NTSC are two different television broadcasting systems, with PAL used in Europe and NTSC in America. The differences (See the difference between PAL and NTSC) and other reasons make PAL DVD unplayable on most American players and vice versa. So if you want to play a European PAL disc on an American NTSC player, you need to convert the PAL DVD to NTSC format first. There are many ways you can use to accomplish this task and here we will introduce the simplest way - use the Ultimate converter to convert PAL DVD to NTSC DVD.

The tool to convert PAL DVD movies to NTSC is Aimersoft Video Converter Ultimate. With it, you can copy PAL DVD to NTSC DVD with ease. Besides, it also serves as an video converter, video downloader and screen video recorder. The Mac version is Aimersoft Video Converter Ultimate for Mac, which has the same functions as the Windows (Windows 8 compatible) version. Now just get the right version of the program and follow the guide below to transfer PAL DVD to NTSC format.

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How to convert PAL to NTSC video and DVD with ease

Here Aimersoft Video Converter Ultimate Windows (Windows 8 included) version screenshots are used. The way to convert PAL to NTSC on Mac is the same. Just make sure you get the right version.

1 Load DVD movies to the program

Insert the PAL DVD to your computer's hard drive and launch Video Converter Ultimate. Go to Burn tab and click the Load DVD button to add the DVD files from your DVD disc. As you see, you can preview the loaded files and edit them by trimming, cropping, rotating, adding watermarks, etc.

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Now you're ready to burn the PAL DVD files to NTSC DVD. Insert insert a blank DVD to your computer's hard drive and choose the TV standard as NTSC in the right Burning Settings area. Meanwhile, follow the interface to complete other settings like the DVD menu, aspect ratio, quality, etc. Finally, click Burn to start burning your PAL DVD to NTSC.

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That's all. It's just so easy to turn PAL DVD to NTSC with the ultimate video converter from Aimersoft. Just enjoy your DVD movies!

Below is the video tutorial on how to burn PAL DVD to NTSC DVD:

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This is complete fantasy and absolutely does not work on a Mac.
How about If I want to keep the original MENU from the PAL DVD Disc on NTSC DVD Disc?
...and then what? Us Mac folks can''t follow the instructions above since they''re all about the Burn tab.
You can directly drag the files into the Convert tab under the Mac version of video converter ultimate.
The Mac version doesn't have a load dvd option under the burn tab. Can you clarify how to convert a pal dvd to a ntsc on mac?
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