Oculus and Samsung have joined forces to create the Gear VR(Innovator Edition). The system uses the new new Samsung Galaxy Note 4 with its Quad HD low-persistence 5.7 inch 1440p AMOLED screen for the display. By the looks of the images the Note simply slots into the front of the Gear VR with the built in lenses providing a 96 degree field of view. The best thing about this new device is that you can watching your favorite ISO movies at anywhere. Now, if you intend to put and play the ISO files on MicroSD for Gear VR (Innovator Edition), you need to do some work in advance.
Cause ISO files is too huge and incompatible with Gear VR (Innovator Edition), we need to compress and switch the ISO image files to something that the Samsung devices can recognize and play. As far as I know, to make DVD ISO image files work on Samsung Gear VR, the best solution is to convert the ISO images to Gear VR favorable video formats such as h.264 mp4. Just get some help from the third-party software. Here, we suggest you Pavtube BDMagic. Read the review.
To be honest, the program is easy to use for editing and conversion and makes great quality copies of my DVDs and DVD ISO/IFO files. Besides, it can rip latest Blu-ray and DVD to any common video formats you need, and then you can play ripped movies freely. What’s more, it supports CUDA acceleration technology, which will provide you 6 x faster speeds. For Mac users, this BDMagic for Mac is the alternative choice to help you rip DVD ISO to to MicroSD Card for Gear VR (Innovator Edition) on Mac OS X (Mountain Lion included). Refer to the total guide. Just download it and follow the guide below to transfer DVD ISO movies to Gear VR for smoothly playback.
Simple Guide: How to Convert DVD ISO to MicroSD for Samsung Gear VR video format
Step 1: Add ISO/IFO files to the program.
Import ISO/IFO image files by dragging and dropping, or clicking "ISO/IFO" button. As you can see, added files can be previewed on the right viewing window. You can also load Blu-ray and DVD Discs, then adjust the video volume and take snapshots of your favorite movie scenes.
Step 2: Select SBS MP4/MKV as the output format
Then click “Format” and select “MKV Side-by-Side 3D Video (*.mkv)” or “MP4 Side-by-Side 3D Video (*.mp4)” from “3D Video” category as the output format. (Read differences Between Anaglyph 3D and Side-by-Side 3D)
Step 3. Click “Settings” icon to adjust audio and video parameters
By clicking the “Settings” button, you can modify the video/audio parameters like 1920*1080 (Full HD 1080P video resolution), which can help you get the output videos with high quality.
Step 4. Start to convert ISO files to Gear VR
When you have finished all the above settings, you can simply click the Convert button on the main interface and let the software do the ISO to Gear VR MP4 conversion for you. After the conversion, click “Open Folder” icon to locate the converted video files and then transfer them to your Samsung devices for watching on Gear VR in Oculus Cinema in 3D effect with ease.
To view your SBS 3D video files on your Gear VR, follow these steps:
* 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 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.