How to View DVD Movies on Google Cardboard 2 with 3D Effect?

Diana Joan

Apr 08, 2016 06:31 am / Posted by Diana Joan

Google Cardboard 2 new features

When the first version of the official Google Cardboard kit was released, we were sorry for that it didn't support huge phones. The good news is that the newly version Google Cardboard 2 is now compatible with large phones such as the Nexus 6 and iPhone 6 Plus.

Google Cardboard 2

For those people who have spent a lot of money on your own DVD library, have you ever imaged of watching your favorite DVD movies with 3D effect. Now, with the cheap-as-hell Google Cardboard 2, you can easily make that come true with just few steps.

Software to Play 3D movies on Google Cardboard 2

To play 3D movies on Google Cardboard 2, you need to download the Cardboard app from Google Play. It's a large app - 74.63MB - so make sure you both have room on your phone and that you're connected to Wi-Fi.

Google Cardboard 2 supported 3D formats

Google Cardboard 2 supports to play 3D movies which are side by side format.

To convert commercial DVD disc into Google Cardboard 2 supported 3D formats, here, you can use Pavtube DVDAid for Windows/Mac(best DVD Ripper for Windows Mac), which can easily remove copy protection and region code from DVD disc movies and then make 3D side by side MP4/MOV/MKV formats from DVD for viewing on Google Cardboard.

Step by step to rip/convert DVD to Google Cardboard 2

Step 1: Load DVD disc into the program.
Step 2: Output Google Cardboard 2 supported SBS format.
Step 3: Adjust 3D video profile parameters.
Step 4: Begin the conversion from DVD to Google Cardboard 2 SBS MP4 format.

Convert DVD to Google Cardboard 2 MKV SBS 3D

When the conversion is done, go with the following steps to play 3D movies on Google Cardboard 2 with iPhone 6 Plus or Nexus 6.

Place your phone inside the Google Cardboard headset so that the camera can be seen through the cutout. It looks as though it won't fit because the divider is in the way, but the Velcro should give you enough wiggle room to secure your phone in place. Note that you might need to take off any case you might be using first.


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