Gear VR is the best virtual reality gadget you can buy right now, and it is so exciting that the new annouced Gear VR is incredibly cheap and compatible with Galaxy Note 5, S6, S6 Edge, S6 Edge+. For movie fans who often download YIFY torrents online, what if playing their 3D YIFY movies on Gear VR 2015 via Galaxy Note 5 for 3D experiece at home? If you have the same question, the article will give you a best solution.
Files with YIFY are usually movies downloaded from P2P networks (torrents) using the newly popular x264 encoding software for the H.264/MPEG-4 codec, with the .mkv container, and later the .mp4 container, to ensure maximum compatibility. Actually 3D YIFY MKV is a container format and can Gear VR 2015 support the 3D YIFY video really depends what is inside the file. For example, if the file contains wrong audio codec, Gear VR 2015 won’t play it. Besides, Bit rate, resolution, etc will have a large part to play in this. Don’t expect a headset to playback a high bitrate .mkv.
The solution for you is to find a third-party tool to convert 3D YIFY movies to Gear VR 2015 supported video format, which can make everything easy. iFastime Video Converter Ultimate is one of the best options for you.
The software supports converting 3D YIFY MKV and 3D YIFY MP4 to Gear VR 2015 friendly file formats like 3D SBS MP4 without quality loss. Plus, it offers up to 3 types of 3D modes including Anaglyph 3D, Side By Side (Half-Width/Full) 3D, Top and Bottom (Half-Height/Full) 3D to meet your different needs. If you are Mac users, please turn to the 3D YIFY Converter for Mac. Download the software and we will share a quick solution to enable you play YIFY download 3D movies on Gear VR for playing via Galaxy Note 5 without any limit.
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How to convert and play 3D YIFY files on Gear VR 2015Step 1. Load 3D YIFY movies
Launch the video converter for Gear VR 2015, and click “Add video” button to import your 3D source materials from YIFY. Batch conversion is supported so that you can add multiple files for conversion at a time.
Step 2. Select output format
Click “Format” and select “MP4 Side-by-Side 3D Video (*.mp4)” from “3D Video” category as the output format. It works on Samsung Gear VR 2015 perfectly.
Tip: Click Settings to adjust the parameters like video codec, video bitrate, video frame rate, audio sample rate, audio channel. 1920×1080 compressed side-by-side 3D should be resampled to 1920×540 resolution full side-by-side resolution. And keep audio in AAC or MP3.
Step 3. Start conversion
Click the “Start conversion” button to start and finish the 3D YIFY video to Gear VR 2015 conversion. After the conversion, click “Open” button to quickly locate the generated media file.
Now you can transfer the converted videos to play with Gear VR 2015 easily:
Step 1: Transfer converted 3D YIFY movies to Galaxy Note 5:
- Insert MicroSD card into your PC.
- 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.
- Insert your MicroSD card into your Galaxy Note 5 (if it isn’t already), dock the phone in your new Gear VR, and don the virtual reality headset.
Step 2: Watch 3D YIFY movies on Gear VR 2015 via Galaxy Note 5
- 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 right hand corner)
- Choose the cinema mode to begin 3D YIFY movies playback on Galaxy Note 5 with Samsung Gear VR 2015.