Tuesday, February 7, 2017

View 3D MTS movies on Samsung Gear VR

You probably got that Samsung Gear VR to play games, but VR can also offer a seriously immersive video-watching experience. Well…it's really cool! Imagine watching a 3D movie via smartphones like Galaxy S7 Edge, Galaxy S7that completely fills your field of vision. If you've some 3D MTS footage from hot 3D camcorders that you would love to watch in Samsung Gear VR, you've come to the right place. In this article, you will learn how to convert 3D MTS files to Samsung Gear VR friendly file type, so you can watch 3D MTS clips in Samsung Gear VRmore conveniently.

How to watch recorded 3D MTS on Gear VR?

As usual, Samsung Gear VR will import your movie files into the "My Videos" folder on Samsung SD card. Additionally, with the File Explorer feature in Samsung Gear VR Internet app, users can effortlessly browse and view and videos stored on mobile device, or on USB storage through the USB OTG (on-the-go) support feature. Gear VR supports a wide range of media formats like 3D MP4 , 3D MKV and so on, but YouTube downloaded movies are not always supported.

Hence, to view and play 3D MTS movies on Samung Gear VR via Galaxy S7/S7 Edge, you need a VR movie converter to convert unsupported 3D MTS to Gear VR playable 3D SBS/TB format. Here Pavtube Video Converter Ultimate is the bee's knees, which can help you easily solve 3D MTS and Gear VR playback issue. Overall, the program is a professional 3D Video Converter, which comparatively has better output quality and intuitive interface. With it, you can fast convert not only 3D stereoscopic MTS video recordings, but also 3D YIFY, 3D YouTube, 3D MKV, 3D Blu-ray, DVD, etc. 3D/2D movies to Gear VR supported file type like MP4, MKV, AVI, WMV, etc..

Best of all, this 3D video converting software allows you to convert SBS 3D, Anaglyph 3D and Top/Bottom 3D, which can be played on Gear VR, Oculus Rift, HTC Vive, DayDream View, Google Cardboard, 3D TV, 3D Player, perfectly. If you are Mac users, please turn to Pavtube iMedia Converter for Mac. Now, we will give a detailed guide on the whole process from converting 3D to Gear VR supported video.

Now free download this 3D MTS video converter for Gear VR

Follow the guide to Convert 3D MTS to Gear VR supported 3D movies

Step 1. Load 3D MTS video files

Backup your 3D .MTS video to hard drive. Run the 3D Video Converter for Oculus Rift and clikc "Add File" to load your source 3D MTS video into it. Or directly drag the MTS shooting into the program.

Step 2. Select Gear VR as Output Format

This Gear VR Video Converter has already preset the compatible format for Gear VR so that you can directly find Gear VR as the output format via "Format" > "3D" > "3D MP4".

Step 3. Customize Video Settings

Before starting the conversion, click the "Setting" icon on bottom right corner where you are able to adjust the video/audio settings like encoder, resolution, frame rate, bit rate and so on. Also it is possible to change the output folder path as per your need.

Note: VR videos for the Cinema app should be in 720p (1280*720) with a higher bitrate around 5mbit/s.  

Step 4. Start to Convert 3D YouTube Video to Gear VR

Click on "Convert" button to accomplish the process of video from 3D MTS to Gear VR. And this virtual reality video conversion will be finished in a short time. After the conversion, click "Open" button to quickly locate the generated media file. Now you can transfer the converted YouTube ideos to play with Gear VR easily.

How to import 3D movies into Gear VR?

The following will allow for perfect 3D playback of videos set up in a side-by-side (SBS) format (the left and right video channels are contained within the same file and appear as a near-mirror image when played back using a standard media player). 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 phone, dock the phone in your Gear VR, and don the virtual reality headset. Then:

Navigate to Oculus Cinema from the main menu
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)
Choose the cinema mode to begin playback

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