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Play VR Video on Google Daydream VR (with Google Pixel, Google Pixel XL)


Q: "I just got a new VR headset(Google Daydream VR), I just can't wait to try it. But I realized that I have no VR video. OMG! Playing those normal MP4 video on VR headset is totally wired! Is anybody know how to turn those MP4 videos into VR videos? Plz."

As the above user, you may have a VR headset like Google Daydream VR, Google Cardboard and want to play some VR videos with Google Pixel. Have no idea? Don't worry. This article provides possible solution to help you play VR video on Google Daydream VR with Google Pixel which definitely worth your time to give it a try.

How to Convert Non-VR to VR Videos for Google Daydream VR

The idea of watching various VR videos on VR headsets will be easily achieved with the help of a professional yet easy-to-use Brorsoft Video Converter(See review of the best VR Video Converter). It is able to convert video to VR device (Daydream VR, Google Cardboard, HTC Vive, Gear VR and Oculus Rift) supported formats like SBS 3D MP4 and lets you play and edit VR video. Besides, you are authorized to switch any video format like MKV, AVI, MP4 to 3D MP4, 3D WMV, 3D MKV, 3D AVI, etc. or directly convert video to specific output devices like iPhone, iPad, Samsung and more for viewing freely. Brorsoft Video Converter for Mac is designed for Mac users.

Download VR Video Converter:

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Tutorial: Convert 3D Videos for Google Daydream VR and Play on Google Pixel(XL)

Step 1. Add file to this program

Launch the smart VR Video Converter on PC. Then click on "Add Files" to import the 2D normal video to this program. You can also add file via this way: select the video file you would like to import to the software and then drag-and-drop it to the main interface.


Step 2. Choose output format and output folder

Go to "Format" and tap on "3D Video". There are may 3D options for you including "MP4 Side-by-Side 3D Video (*.mp4)", "MKV Side-by-Side 3D Video (*.mkv)", etc. Generally SBS 3D MP4 is widely supported by most VR headsets. After that, you can define the destination folder for saving the output file.


Tips: Before you convert/preview/edit video, please check the original video mode of your video and select the proper one from the given options.

Step 3. Start Virtual Reality Video Conversion

Hit the "Convert" button at the bottom-right corner of the interface to start the process of virtual reality video conversion.

Within a short period of time, you can have all video you like played flexibly in Google Daydream VR on Google Pixel or Google Pixel XL.

Editor's Note: Like we mentioned previously, you can also use this video converter to edit VR video or convert VR video to other video formats. If you've already downloaded this top-rated VR video conversion, make sure that it's updated to the latest version( which supports NVIDIA graphics card acceleration. Now enjoy your VR video!

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