How to Enjoy Downloaded 3D YouTube Videos on Gear VR
Now creating a 3D video on YouTube is everyone's forte, but how can we watch 3D YouTube video on Gear VR, a cutting-edge development kit for mobile virtual reality? One possible solution is to directly get YouTube 3D videos on Gear VR with YouTube application. Alternatively, you can transfer some 3D YouTube movies downloaded on computer to Gear VR, so that you can play 3D YouTube videos on Gear VR without YouTube opened.
You probably can access many 3D video sources from YouTube, and most of them are 3D files in FLV format. While, the 3D YouTube .flv is not a compatible format for Samsung Gear VR, so you'd better convert your YouTube videos to Gear VR playable 3D SBS files first. Actually, there are plenty of tools for converting YouTube videos, but a professional YouTube 3D video converter is what you need indeed. Luckily, Brorsoft 3D Video Converter is just the right app that can help you to finish the task quickly and easily.
This video converter has been proven to be an outstanding 3D YouTube video converter. With it, you can convert 3D YouTube FLV to Gear VR compatible SBS 3D MP4/MKV effortlessly. In addition to YouTube files, this program also allows you to convert all 2D/3D videos in AVI, MKV, WMV, MPG, VOB, TiVo, MOV, etc to a decent format as you want. What's more, with the built-in editor, you can trim, crop, adjust special effect to your YouTube video, so that you get the very part and effects at your will. If you are a Mac user, you can turn to Brorsoft Video Converter for Mac (Mavericks, Yosemite included), which has the same function as the Windows version.
Download 3D YouTube Video Converter:
(Note: Click here for OS X 10.5)
How to convert and play 3D YouTube files on Gear VR
Step 1. Load your YouTube movies
Launch the video converter for Gear VR, and click Add button to import your source materials from YouTube. 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 perfectly.
Tip: Click Settings to adjust the parameters like video codec, video bitrate, video frame rate, audio sample rate, audio channel. 1920x1080 compressed side-by-side 3D should be resampled to 1920x540 resolution full side-by-side resolution. And keep audio in AAC or MP3.
Step 3. Start conversion
Click the "Convert" button to start and finish the 3D YouTube video to Gear VR conversion.
After the conversion, click "Open" button to quickly locate the generated media file. Now you can transfer the converted YouTube videos to play with Gear VR easily.
Additional Tips- How to Find 3D videos from YouTube:
a. YouTube has official 3D channel; there you can find lots of 3D YouTube videos related to different niche. Rest you can customize your searches a bit by using the search queries.
b. Use this phrase before your keyword, "yt3d:enable=true" so the actual search query becomes "yt3d:enable=true Technology"
c. Just make sure the videos you are searching or viewing are 3D in nature.
P.S. Besides viewing 3D YouTube video on Gear VR, if you also wanna put DVD, Blu-ray movies to Gear VR for stunning playback, you can turn to Blu-ray Video Converter Ultimate to get help, which is an all-in-one video app that helps you to convert AVI, WMV, MOV, TiVo, VOB, MPG as well as Blu-ray, DVD to Gear VR friendly video.