Easy Way to encode 3D YouTube for new Gear VR playback

Samsung’s push into the world of VR continues, and this time it’s a new version of its Samsung Gear VR headset first launched earlier in the year for its range of Galaxy S6 devices, including the new Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge+. Like most of people, you would have some awesome 3D files downloaded from online websites like YouTube, Vimeo, VEVO, Dailymotion, etc. And there is a big pssibility that you want to import 3D YouTube to Gear VR 2015 for viewing via Galaxy S6 Edge+. However, you’ll find that you’re going to give yourself a headache.

The reality is that new Gear VR doesn’t support 3D YouTube FLV and no video will play under that format. For a video to play on Gear VR 2015 2015, it has to be under Gear VR 2015 compatible formats like .mkv and .mp4. Therefore, to get your 3D YouTube movies playable on Gear VR 2015, you will have to convert your 3D YouTube videos before watching them on new Gear VR 2015 via Galaxy S6 Edge+. In this article, you will learn how to easily and fast encode 3D YouTube to new Gear VR format while keeping the original 3D video quality.

To convert 3D YouTube to Gear VR 2015 compatible video format, iFastime Video Converter Ultimate for Mac is highly recommended. You can use it to convert almost all of your media files to Gear VR 2015, icnluding 3D YouTube FLV, 3D MTS, 3D YIFY, 3D MKV, Blu-ray, DVD, ISO and more. And you will never need to worry about the output video quality cause it converts with ZERO quality loss. If you want to import files to Gear VR 2015 on Windows (10), please turn to iFastime Video Converter Ultimate. Now, just follow me to import 3D YouTube videos to Gear VR 2015 step by step.

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Encode 3D YouTube to new Gear VR playable format on Mac OS X El Capitan

Step 1: Add 3D YouTube movies

Launch the top Mac 3D YouTube to Gear VR 2015 Converter, add your 3D YouTube movies by clicking the “Load file(s)” icon.

Step 2: Select right 3D format to output

You can click the “Format” bar and choose “MP4 Side-by-Side 3D Video (*.mp4)” or “MKV Side-by-Side 3D Video (*.mkv)”  from “3D Video” profile list for Gear VR 2015.

Tip: By clicking the “Settings” button, you can modify the video/audio parameters. 3D depth can be change here.

Step 3: Start to encode 3D YouTube video to Gear VR 2015 supported format

The last step is to press the big “Start conversion” button on the right to start converting 3D YouTube video to Gear VR 2015 on Mac OS X (El Capitan). 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 the conversion, import your 3D videos to Gear VR 2015 via via Galaxy S6 Edge+. Here we go!
a. First you should enter MicroSD card file directory and then manage to Oculus > Movies > Your Movies. Inside “Your Movies” file you should create a new one named “3D”. In this folder you should place your side-by-side 3D videos.

b. After creating your 3D folder and placing proper video files, put your MicroSD card in Galaxy S6 Edge+. Prepared smartphone slide in Gear VR 2015, and put the device on.

Now watch and play 3D YouTube on Gear VR 2015 via Galaxy S6 Edge+. Have your 3D movie experience in virtual cinema mode now!

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