How to watch 3D movies on Galaxy Note 4 for Samsung Gear VR?

Diana Joan

Mar 20, 2015 09:44 am / Posted by Diana Joan

"I have a brand new Asus Q302 laptop with an I5 core processor and I wanted to move all my 3D Blu-ray to my new Samsung Gear VR system, but I am confused how to work on this right now. I know the video should be saved to side-by-side 3D, but is there a brief guide on how to do that?"

Video to Gear VR system

You can finally get a virtual reality headset and use it in your home. Samsung is officially announced the release an accessible, impressive virtual reality headset, Samsung Gear VR, all powered by software from Facebook's recently acquired Oculus VR team. With a Samsung Galaxy Note 4, you can get ready to watch 3D movies on the move.

Watch SBS 3D video on Samsung Gear VR system

To view your SBS 3D video files on your Gear VR, follow these steps:

1. On your MicroSD card file directory, navigate to Oculus > Movies > Your Movies

2. Create a new folder within "Your Movies" and label it "3D"

3. Import or move your side-by-side 3D videos into your newly created "3D" folder

Once you have created your 3D content folder and imported compatible video files, insert your MicroSD card into your Galaxy Note 4 (if it isn't already), dock the phone in your Gear VR, and don the virtual reality headset. Then:

1. Navigate to Oculus Cinema from the main menu

2. Navigate to "My Videos" from the Oculus Cinema content library menu

Select the 3D video you wish to view (if you followed the above steps it should have a "3D" label in the upper righthand corner)

3. Choose the cinema mode to begin playback

Tips: For detailed steps, please visit: Setup Gear VR to Watch Movies

How to watch 3D Blu-ray, 2D Blu-ray, standard DVD and video on Samsung Gear VR?

For users who want to transfer Blu-ray, DVD, Torrent Yify movies and other video files like M2TS, MTS, MXF, MOV and watch on Gear VR, you have to convert these media sources to Gear VR supported SBS 3D video. Pavtube Video Converter Ultimate for Windows/Mac, a professional all-inclusive 3D Movie Converter for VR Headsets, is the best choice of converting all kinds of video types to Samsung Gear VR supported formats such as SBS 3D MP4/MKV/MOV.

Related topic: best 3D movies for Samsung Gear VR

Besides Samsung Gear VR, the program also enables you to convert 3D movies for viewing on other popular 3D virtual reality headsets such as HTC Vive, ANTVR, Oculus Rift, Google Cardboard, Zeiss VR One, etc. For detailed information, please visit view 3d movies on VR Headsets.

Step 1: Import video.

Insert your 3D/2D Blu-ray or standard DVD movie to disc drive, and click "Load from disc" button to load Blu-ray or DVD from ROM. For video file, click the "Add video" button, browse to computer hard drive and import video into this app.

Import video for Gear VR

Step 2: Select format and set profile.

Tap on "Format" bar and find "3D Video", there are a lot of format options for you. "MP4 Side-by-Side 3D Video (*.mp4)" is recommended for Samsung Gear VR.

Choose format for Gear VR

Tip: If necessary, you are allowed to adjust video and audio presets in Settings. Parameters like video codec, video bitrate, video frame rate, audio sample rate, audio channel, and more can be adjusted to achieve a better video/audio playback on Samsung Gear VR.

Step 3: Convert BD/DVD/Video to SBS 3D MP4.

Click "Convert" button, video to SBS 3D MP4 conversion begins. After the conversion, place your video files into the folder named "My Videos" on your MicroSD card for Galaxy Note 4. Now transfer 3D video to Galaxy Note 4 and you are ready to watch 3D videos on Samsung Gear VR.

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