How to Get DVD movies onto Samsung Galaxy VR

Here you will find an easy way to convert DVD to Galaxy VR friendly format so that you can enjoy your favorite DVD movies on the Gear VR in Oculus Cinema at your will with ease.

The Samsung Gear VR Innovator Edition VR 60-3358-05-XP virtual-reality device takes full advantage of the Galaxy Note 4’s powerful processor and Super AMOLED display to immerse you in a 360° video environment, allowing you to explore new worlds, be on-stage for a performance or enjoy gaming from a new perspective. Powered by Oculus and the Galaxy Note 4, the Samsung Gear VR Innovator Edition literally surrounds you with virtual video, images and games in a full 360 degree immersive environment that puts you at the center of all the action.

If you have some movies on DVD discs and want to get DVD movies on your Galaxy VR for amusement while on the go, you will find some useful information in the tutorial below to convert DVD to Galaxy VR supported video formats.



It's important to know that Gear VR supports most conventional file formats like MP4, AVI, and FLV. To put DVD to Gear VR, you need to convert DVDs to Gear VR friendly MP4, AVI format first. It's easy to do with some help from a third-party DVD ripping tool. DVD ripping software varies. You may be confused about choosing a most suitable tool. Here we highly recommend you to try Brorsoft DVD Ripper.

It is easy to use for conversion, editing and makes great quality copies of my DVDs. It can help you rip DVD to Samsung Gear VR highly supported MP4 video files with high output video quality and fast ripping speed. What's more, it can output side-by-side and top-to-bottom 3D formats for you. The equivalent Mac version is Brorsoft DVD Ripper for Mac, which can rip DVD movies to Gear VR on Mac OS X (Mavericks and Yosemite included). Just download it now and follow the steps below to copy DVD movies to Samsung Gear VR for smoothly playing in just a few mouse clicks!

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(Note: Click here for OS X 10.5)How to Convert DVD for playback with Gear VR

The quick start guide below uses DVD Ripper Windows(Windows 8 included) screenshots. The way to rip DVD to Gear VR on Mac is almost the same. Just make sure you get the right version according to your computer operating system.

Step 1: Add DVD movies

Launch the top DVD to Gear VR converter, add your DVD files by clicking the "DVD disc" icon. ISO/IFO image files and DVD folders are also supported.



Step 2: Select a suitable output video format

As we mentioned above, Gear VR supports MP4, AVI, FVL, etc format. You can click the "Format" bar and choose one from "Common Video" list. If you want to play 3D movie with Gear VR, you can choose an output format from "3D Video" profile list.



Step 3: Video encoding settings

By clicking the "Settings" button, you can modify the video/audio parameters. For common videos, 1280x720 HD resolution and 5 Mb/s video bitrate are recommended. 1920x1080 compressed side-by-side 3D should be resampled to 1920x540 resolution full side-by-side resolution.

Step 4: Start to rip DVD to Gear VR

The last step is to press the big "Convert" button on the right to start converting DVD files to Gear VR. The conversion takes a few minutes, if you don't have time to wait, you can choose "Shut down computer after conversion". Then your computer will be turned off automatically after the conversion is finished.

After conversion, you can click "Open" to locate the output videos. Then you can transfer and play videos on your Gear VR from SD Card. Note to do that you first have to place your video files into the folder named "My Videos" on your SD card.Related Guides:

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