Showing posts with label DayDream View. Show all posts
Showing posts with label DayDream View. Show all posts

Friday, 13 January 2017

How to watch 3D movies on Google Daydream VR with Pixel XL

VR Headsets have become more and more common in our daily lives. Google Daydream VR is a VR headset and controller by Google that lets you explore new worlds, kick back in your personal VR cinema, and play games that put you at the center of action. With this powerful Google Daydream VR,you could freely watch creditable 3D movies and films with Google Pixel series phones, which are Daydream-ready phone. So, we will quickly walk with you through how to play 3D movie on Google Daydream, as if you were watching a movie on a big-screen 3D TV that just happened to be on your head.

Here's the basic requirements you should consider to let 3D movies play on your Google Daydream:

1. A 2D or 3D movie. If no 2D movies existing and you don't like to buy a 3D movie from Amazon or Plex, you could use the 3rd party APP as 3D movies maker shortcut such as Dimo Video Converter Ultimate to help you convert 2D to 3D quickly.

2. A phone. No matter what Android or Pixel you have, the working one will be OK which I'm sure your phone in hand can perfectly fits the Google Daydream.

The one extra thing you might need, depending on the 3D movie you have, is an app to play it for the Google Daydream. The reason you need a special app — VR player (there are top 5 free VR video players available for options) to play a 3D movie because when you play any sort of video that's meant for a VR headset, it's split into two windows. 

However, if the VR players failed to play your ready-made 3D videos on Google Daydream, there are several factors to consider, including aspect Ratio, resolution, duration and video format. Different VR video players might have different supports for video formats, resolutions, aspect ratio, etc., please refer to the best video formats for different VR players and VR headsets to adjust and convert your 3D video formats by the help of Dimo Video Converter Ultimate.

Google Pixel smartphones best movie format: H.264 MP4

Google Pixel smartphones not supported format: Blu-ray, DVD, ISO, MKV, WMV, M4V, MTS, MOV, M2TS, VOB, FLV, etc.

How to Convert 2D/3D movies to Google Daydream VR?               

Dimo Video Converter Ultimate is a professional 3D Video converter and VR video maker, which comparatively has better output quality, in particular HD videos and intuitive interface. With it, you can fast convert 3D Blu-rayDVD, 3D YIFY, 3D YouTube, 3D MTS, MKV, WMV, MOV, etc. to DayDream View supported file type . 
Best of all, this software allows you to convert 2D/3D to 3D videos such as MKV Top-bottom 3D Video, MP4 Top-bottom 3D Video, MP4 Side-by-Side 3D video, which can be played on Google Daydream VR perfectly. If you are Mac users, please turn to Dimo Video Converter Ultimate for Mac. Now, we will give a detailed guide on the whole process from converting 2D/3D to Google Daydream VR supported video.

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Guide to transcode 2D/3D to Google DayDream for watching

Step 1. Import 2D/3D clips   

Click "Add File" to add 2D/3D files to it. After the files are loaded, you can preview them by clicking its icon on the 3D conversion task bar to activate the build-in video player; And if you like to take snapshots of your favorite movie scene, then please hit "Edit" and tap camera icon to get pictures by screenshot.   

Step 2. Choose an output format.

Based on the support range of your VR player, choose an output video format. This VR video format converter embraces almost all video formats and has 410+ built-in profiles for Google, Apple, Android, Microsoft and Sony devices. MP4 is recommended for Google Daydream VR. You are enabled to adjust the bitrate and resolution parameters for different needs.  

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. Set the Matching 3D modes

The 3D Video Converter program provides three kinds of 3D effects, you can choose one that match your Oculus Rift CV1, such as Side-by-side (Left-Right) or Top-Bottom.

Step 4. Start 3D VR converting for Google Daydream VR

You can define the Destination Folder for saving the output 3D VR file and set everything (e.g., encoder, trimming or clipping, merge videos). Afterwards, you are good to go by tapping "Start" button. The converted 3D VR video can be in the best format and played by VR video player on Pixel/Android phones or device after a time. After conversion, how to transfer 3D VR videos to your Pixel/Android phones for viewing on Google Daydream.

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Monday, 12 December 2016

How to play 3D Blu-ray on Google DayDream View in Android

With the introduction of Google Daydream, Google's VR division finally showed the world what Google's vision for VR is and perhaps where we can expect VR to go. Daydream introduces a 'VR mode' to the Android operating system and enables to get more sustained VR performance via their Android phone. A pairable remote you hold in your hand (similar to the Oculus Remote) controls the action. If you've some 3D Blu-rays that you would love to watch in Google DayDream View, you've come to the right place. In this article, you will learn how to rip 3D Blu-ray to DayDream View compatible 3D videos for watching via Android phone conveniently.

As far as we know, the DayDream View lacks ability to play 3D Blu-ray movies, and it requires either Side-by-Side MP4 video using a VR player. 3D Blu-ray in general acts on the principle of alternating frames for each eye, although there are several methods that can be used. For example, odd-numbered frames might be for the left eye whereas even-numbered frames are for the right eye. Side-by-side 3D means taking each frame, compressing them horizontally, and fitting them in a single frame. This results in the separate left-eye/right-eye 1920×1080 frames becoming two individual 960×1080 images inside the same frame. When you look at these, you can actually see the 3D composite if you use the “relaxed eyes” method. 

In this case, we will quickly walk you through how to rip a 3D Blu-ray to Side-by-side 3D file type which is friendly with DayDream View, so you can view 3D Blu-ray movies with Google DayDream View in 3D effects. To finish task, here we recommended you to try a 3D Blu-ray ripping program - Dimo Video Converter Ultimate

With it, you can legally remove copy protection from commercial 3D Blu-ray and effortlessly rip a frame packed movie from 3D Blu-ray disc and Blu-ray movie folder and output SBS 3D MP4 videos supported by Google DayDream with best quality easily. In addition, this 3D Blu-ray ripping tool also helps you to change 3D Blu-ray 3D MP4/MOV/MKV for many glasses or VR headsets on the market, like AirVR, VR One, Gear VR, Google Cardboard, HTC Vive, Oculus Rift, etc.. Besides 3D Blu-ray, 2D Blu-ray, DVD, 2D/3D videos to Daydream View conversion is allowed.

If you're using a Mac, please turn to Dimo Video Converter Ultimate for Mac, which allows you to convert 3D Blu-ray to Google DayDream View on Mac (OS Sierra included). Now download the right version according to your situation and check out the steps below.

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How to convert 3D Blu-ray to watch in Google DayDream View

Step 1. Import 3D Blu-ray movie

Launch the professional 3D Blu-ray to DayDream View converter. Click "Add Blu-ray" button to add 3D Blu-ray movie to it. Double click the video, you can preview the movie in the right side.

Step 2. Select an output format for DayDream View

Click "Select Format" and find "Format > Video". there are a lot of format options for you. Here you can recommended to select MP4 as the output format.

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. Set 3D mode

Dimo 3D Blu-ray video Converter offers optimized 3D Blu-ray vdeo editing functions, empowering user to crop video file size, trim video segment, add special effect/watermark and so on to realize different needs.

Step 4. Start to convert 3D Blu-ray to DayDream View

Click "Start" button, 3D Blu-ray to Google DayDream View converter will start to work. Just be patient, it will not take you long time. After the conversion, click "Open" to get output SBS video for transferring to VR player to get better access. It is right time to play and enjoy your 3D Blu-ray on DayDream View anytime, anywhere for hours.

To have a wonderful 3D home theatre experience, this conversion is just the first procedure. You need extra VR Player to view locally-saved 360 and VR videos onto DayDream View via Android as below:


First, you need to install the video player app, launch Play Store, then search for "Kolor Eyes" or browse to Kolor Eyes Play Store page. Once on the app page, click on the install button. 


Any Android device running Android 4.x and later.

Media compatibility 

Kolor Eyes is able to play any video that your device natively supports. Video format, resolution and bit rate depends on device model. Safe choice is h.264 encoded 1280x720 at 30 FPS (level 3.1). Most modern high-end devices play h.264 encoded 1920x1080 30 FPS video (level 4.1). Latest high-end models reach 4k resolution 3840x2160 at 30 FPS (level 5.1). 

A quick test to determine if a video is playable in Kolor Eyes is to try to play it with the native Videos app. 

Transport Local videos 

This screen exposes user movies downloaded using a URL (DOWNLOAD FILE menu. Downloading a file creates KolorEyes folder) or uploaded to the device directly. 
To upload a video locally, connect your device to your computer, then just upload your movies to the folder \Movies\KolorEyes\. 

If a video is greyed, Kolor Eyes is not able to play it. And the above top 3D video converter- Dimo Video Converter Ultimate is needed.

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