Play 3D Blu-ray Movies on Gear VR through Oculus Cinema

Summary: Facing troubales when playing 3D Blu-ray on Gear VR. This article will outline the tips and tricks for converting and watching 3D Blu-ray movies on Gear VR easily. Learn how to.

Usually Samsung’s Gear VR can work brilliant for us. It’s easy for users to play their own videos/movies using the Oculus Cinema. While, recently I found a relevant issue online about playing 3D Blu-ray on Gear VR. This tutorial will explain how users can use Gear VR to watch 3D Blu-ray movies smoothly. If you have the intention to transfer 3D Blu-ray files to Gear VR, just look further.

As you know, Gear VR is the first mobile virtual reality headset, has lit up the imagination of both smartphone and VR enthusiasts. Although it supports a wide range of media formats like .mp4 .m4v .3gp .3g2 .ts, etc, users still met the problem while transferring 3D Blu-ray files to Gear VR. To play Blu-ray with Gear VR, first you need to convert Blu-ray to Gear VR supported file type. And if you stick with 3D movie on Gear VR, you can rip Blu-ray to MP4 in side-by-side or top-to-bottom 3D formats.

There are many tools on the market for users to rip and convert Blu-rays. Here we recommend a best tool- Brorsoft Blu-ray Ripper to all of you which is much more powerful on ripping 3D Blu-ray discs. With it, you can convert Blu-ray to Gear VR supported MP4, AVI, MKV, FLV video files easily. Best of all, this software allows you to rip 3D Blu-ray movies to 3D videos such as MKV Top-bottom 3D Video, MP4 Top-bottom 3D Video, MP4 Side-by-Side 3D video, which can be played on Gear VR perfectly. For Mac users, turn to 3D Blu-ray Ripper for Mac. Follow below guide to start 3D Blu-ray movie to Gear VR conversion.

How to convert and play 3D Blu-ray on Gear VR

Step 1. Load 3D Blu-ray files > Launch the 3D Blu-ray Ripper. Click disc button on the main interface to load your media files to the program. Blu-ray folder, ISO image files are also supported.

Step 2. Select output format > Click on “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.

Tip: Simply click Settings bar and you can tweak the settings to your satisfaction. With the right settings you can retain the quality of the original videos while also saving space.

Step 3. Start converting Blu-ray to Gear VR > Finally, hit the "Convert" button to start the conversion with the smart 3D Blu-ray to Gear VR Converter. It will automatically convert 3D Blu-ray files to Gear VR compatible video files with the best quality.

After the conversion, click "Open" to quickly find the converted movies. Then, place your video files into the folder named "My Videos" on your MicroSD card for playback with Gear VR with great 3D effects.

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