View 3D Blu-ray on Gear VR in Oculus Cinema

Outline: Can't play 3D Blu-ray Movies on Samsung Gear VR directly? Here is a workable workaround to help you get 3D Blu-ray movies onto Samsung Gear VR.

The Samsung Gear VR has plenty of potential, but it is limited by a sparse content store out of the box. The positive is that Samsung and Oculus have made it easy to import and watch your own movies in virtual cinema mode. If you have some movies on 3D Blu-ray disc, you may want to watch the 3D Blu-ray movies on Samsung Gear VR in Oculus Cinema. In this article, we will show you how to rip 3D Blu-rays to view in Gear VR quickly and easily. 

Samsung Gear VR by default supports a wide range of media formats like 3D MP4 , 3D MKV and so on, it can’t play 3D 3D Blu-ray directly, which is disappointing. In order to get 3D Blu-ray files onto Samsung Gear VR, what you need to do is to rip 3D Blu-ray to Gear VR compatible videos (the Gear VR by default supports most common file formats including MP4, AVI, and FLV). Here iFastime Video Converter Ultimate for Mac is highly recommended to help you do the job. (Read review)

It can professionally rip 3D Blu-ray to Gear VR supported video format with fast speed and excellent output quality. In addition, this 3D Blu-ray ripping tool can also convert 3D Blu-ray to various popular video formats like AVI, MP4, WMV, MPEG, MOV, FLV, MKV, 3GP, etc. as well as rip 3D/2D Blu-rayDVD to optimized video for playback on iPad, iPod, iPhone, Blackberry, Xbox 360, PS3, Galaxy Tab, NASPopcorn Hour, even 3D TV and more. 

Now download the right version and follow the tips below to finish your task.


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How to rip 3D Blu-ray for playing on Gear VR on Mac

Now download the right version according to your situation and check out the steps below:

Step 1. Load 3D Blu-ray movie to the program

Launch the professional 3D Blu-ray to Gear VR converter. Click the button on top left corner to add 3D Blu-ray video to it.

2D to 3D Side by Side Video Converter 

Step 2. Select the format and set the output folder

Click “Format” bar and find “3D Video”, there are a lot of format options for you. “MKV Side-by-Side 3D Video (*.mkv)” is recommended.

3D SBS Video Format 

Step 3. Start to convert 3D Blu-ray to Gear VR

Click “Start conversion” button, 3D Blu-ray to Samsung Gear VR converter will start to work. Just be patient, it will not take you long time. After conversion, you can hit “open the folder” to get your created videos.

How to play your 3D movie on Samsung Gear VR by Oculus?

When you rip your 3D Blu-ray movie to ideal SBS or TB 3D MP4 video format, it doesn’t mean that playing your 3D movie on Samsung Gear VR is easy. The following steps will teach you for perfect 3D movies playback on Samsung Gear VR by Oculus:

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

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

3. 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, pair up the phone with 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 want to watch (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.

So easy to enjoy 3D Blu-ray movies on your Samsung Gear VR, have a try!

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