Virtual reality is here. It’s really fascinating to immerse in a world by using a VR headset and motion tracking to let you sit around a virtual space as if you are actually there. It’s all said, HTC Vive has intrigued the changes among the current wave of VR. Stunning graphics make it feel so real and surreal simultaneously. Once you put on the HTC Vive headset, what you want to do firstly? For me, it’s definitely to watch movies, especially watch Blu-ray Games of Thrones season 6 besides playing games. Is there any out-of-the-box solution for watching 2D/3D Blu-ray on HTC Vive? Well, follow this article, you will get the hand-on workflow by some effective tools here.
➤ Part 1 How to covert Blu-ray to 3D movies for watching on HTC Vive VR?
➤ Part 2 Guide to rip Blu-ray to HTC Vive VR for watching in a simple way
➤ Part 3 What the VR players available for playing 3D videos on HTC Vive?
How to covert Blu-ray to 3D movies for watching on HTC Vive VR?
As far as I know, there is no native Blu-ray Disc drive in VR HTC Vive, so if you want to play Blu-ray on VR HTC Vive, the best way is to covert Blu-ray to MP4/MKV in 3D side-by-side or top-to-bottom by the help of a professional Blu-ray ripper, and Dimo Video Converter Ultimate for Mac is your best choice, it will save your waiting time when converting Blu-ray to 3D for HTC Vive within minutes by 6X fast-mode NVIDIA CUDA speed-up technology and its preset VR profile.
Guide to rip Blu-ray to HTC Vive VR for watching in a simple way.
Step 1: Insert 2D/3D Blu-ray disc into your external BD driver, and launch the Blu-ray ripping software. After importing, click “Add Blu-ray” to load your movies.
Step 2: Go to the “Select Format” bar and follow the path “Device” > “VR” > “HTC Vive” >”Edit” >”3D” > “Left-Right” or “Top-Bottom” > “OK”.
Tip: If you like, you can click “Settings” to adjust the output video parameters including video encoder, resolution (Most VR resolution at present is 720P), bitrate, frame rate (the higher the better to avoid dizzy, and the highest framerate Dimo supported is 60 pfs).
Step 3. Hit the “Start” button; this Blu-ray Ripper for VR will start to convert Blu-ray to SBS 3D MP4 for HTC Vive VR. After conversion, connect the USB drive with computer and head to the destination folder where the converted files are stored (under “Open” button). After that, transfer them to HTC VR headset and play with 3D Video Player app. Now, just enjoy.
What the VR players available for playing 3D videos on HTC Vive?
If you don’t like to watch 3D Blu-ray on HTC Vive VR, then you could go to the store and download Whirligig Player and Publisher for windows, both support the Vive, OSVR and any other devices that steamVR choose to support in the near future.
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Source: Solution to watch Blu-ray in 2D/3D on VR Vive