Samsung Gear VR is a self-contained, portable, high-quality virtual reality gaming headset. Looking around to inspect the home theater chairs around you is almost as fun as watching a 3D movie trailer with it (and yes, you can watch 3D movies in 3D in this 3D space). If you have collected some 3D Blu-ray discs, do you know how to rip them for watching on a huge screen using Samsung Gear VR unit inside a Oculus VR Cinema? In this page, we give you the easy solution.
First, you should know, there’s a Oculus Cinema app, which allows you to watch your own movie files in MP4/MKV format, thus, before you can watch 3D Blu-ray movies on Samsung Gear VR, you have to rip and convert the 3D Blu-rays to a compatible 3D MP4/MKV video format for importing into the appropriate Oculus Cinema directory. And to get the work done, one easy-to-use Blu-ray Ripper that supports handling 3D Blu-rays disc is necessary.
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Guide: Rip 3D Blu-rays to Gear VR-friendly content for watching
Step 1: Import 3D Blu-ray movie.
Launch the best 3D Blu-ray Gear VR Converter. Click the button like a disc or the folder to add 3D Blu-ray movie to it. If necessary, you can double click the each file to have a preview.
Tip: Freely select the subtitles for you Blu-ray movies from the “Subtitles” option. Thus, you can put 3D Blu-ray movie onto Samsung Gear VR unit with preferred subtitles.
Step 2: Select an output format and set the output folder.
Set Gear VR/Oculus Cinema friendly format. Click Format and select “MKV Side-by-Side 3D Video(*.mkv)”, “MKV Anaglyph 3D Video(*.mkv)” or MKV Top-Bottom 3D Video(*.mkv) under 3D Video. Of course, 3D video in .mp4, 3D video in .mov are supported as well. Then you can set the output folder by clicking “Browse” icon as you need. (Read the differences Between Anaglyph 3D and Side-by-Side 3D)
Step 3: Click “Settings” icon to adjust audio and video parameters.
Click the “Settings” icon and you will go into a new interface named “Profile Settings”. You can adjust codec, aspect ratio, bit rate, frame rate, sample rate and audio channel or 3D Depth in the interface according to your needs and optimize the output file quality.
Step 4: Start converting.
Click the “Convert” button; it will convert 3D Blu-ray movie to 3D MKV for Samsung Gear VR unit immediately. You can find the process in the “Conversion” interface.
After the 3D Blu-ray conversion, click “open” to get converted files.
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
Now, you can get your 3D Blu-rays into Samsung Gear VR head set without a hassle.
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