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NTSC or PAL?

Depending on where you live in the world, the video standard for DVDs and Blu-ray discs varies from country to country. The two most common video standards are NTSC and PAL.

NTSC is the video system or standard used in North America and most of South America. PAL is the predominant video system or standard mostly used overseas. 

If you live in the USA or Canada, you should purchase NTSC video products.

Here are the video standards for other countries:

PAL

Afghanistan
Algeria
Argentina (N)
Austria
Australia
Bangladesh
Belgium
Brazil (M)
China
Denmark
Finland
Germany
Hong Kong
Iceland
India
Indonesia
Iraq
Ireland
Israel
Italy
Jordan
Kenya
Kuwait
Liberia
Malaysia
Netherlands
Nigeria
Norway
New Guinea
Pakistan
Singapore
South Africa
South W. Africa
Sudan
Sweden
Switzerland
Thailand
Turkey
Uganda
United Kingdom
United Arab Emirates
Yugoslavia
Zambia

NTSC

Canada
Chile
Costa Rica
Cuba
Dominican Republic
Ecuador
Japan
Mexico
Nicaragua
Panama
Peru
Philippines
Puerto Rico
South Korea
Taiwan
United States of America