Here is a “How To” guide to convert 3D Blu-ray movies to 3D SBS MP4/MKV for watching 3D Blu-ray Movie on Old/New Samsung Gear VR.
Samsung Gear VR, is actually a mobile virtual reality headset. Wearing it, you just like step into a fantasy world with brilliant immersive viewing experience. Ever thought of enjoying 3D Blu-ray movies on Samsung Gear VRwith your Galxy Note 4/Note 5 or Galaxy S6/S6 Edge/S6 Edge+ smartphone for better visual experience? Have no idea about this? Don't worry! Here, in this article, you will learn how to get 3D Blu-ray movies into Samsung Gear VR for enjoyment with ease.
As far as I know, most Blu-rays are in the "frame packed" format which can’t be supported by Samsung Gear VR. If you would like to enjoy 3D Blu-ray movies with Samsung Gear VR in Oculus cinema, you should first transfer a frame packed Blu-ray to 3D side-by-side or top-to-bottom MP4/MKV files with Samsung Gear VR-friendly formats.
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Full Guide: Convert 3D Blu-rays to Gear VR for watching
Step 1. Import 3D Blu-ray movie
Launch the best 3D Blu-ray to Gear VR converter. Click the disc button to add 3D Blu-ray movie to it. After the BD files are loaded, you can preview them on the right viewing window and take snapshots of your favorite movie scene if you want.
Step 2. Select output format for Gear VR
Click "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.
Step 3. Advanced Video/Audio settings
Click "Settings" button to do corresponding settings regarding to video, audio. Note that Gear VR compatible audio has to be encoded in AAC or MP3. AC3 audio and DTS Dolby don't seem to work. Plus, in this Profile Settings window, you can also select 3D Anaglyph and 3D Depth.
Step 4. Start converting
After you have done all the settings, return to the main interface to hit Convert button to start 3D Blu-ray to Gear V4 converting process. When the conversion is finished, click Open button to get the output 3D videos.
Step 5. Add and view SBS 3D movie on Gear VR
On your MicroSD card file directory, navigate to Oculus > Movies > Your Movies; Create a new folder within "Your Movies" and label it "3D"; Import or move your SBS 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), slide the phone in your Gear VR, and put the virtual reality headset on your head. Then:
1. Navigate to Oculus Cinema from the main menu.
2. Navigate to "My Videos" from the Oculus Cinema content library menu.
3. 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).
4. Choose the cinema mode to begin playback.
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