The Samsung Gear VR is designed to work with Samsung’smartphones like Galaxy S6/ S6 Edge/ S6 Edge+, Note 5, Galaxy S7/ S7 Edge, Galaxy S8/S8+ currently. For example, you can view 3D movies on Gear VR via Galaxy S7 Edge with ease. If you have collected some 3D videos, just follow below easy steps to play the 3d videos on Gear VR via Samsung Phone smoothly.
Part 1. How to Play 3D videos on Gear VR via Samsung Smartphone?
1. First, connect your Samsung phone to PC, then open file viewer.
2. Click search and type “Camera” and press enter.
3. Open the camera folder.
4. Make a file in the camera file and name it “3D”.
5. Drag your 3D video (it has to be SBS 3D ) into the 3D file.
6. Unplug your phone from your PC and insert your phone into Gear VR.
7. Run the app “video” then click my video then click the 1 that says 3d on the image.
That’s it, enjoy!
Part 2. Convert 2D videos to 3D SBS videos for playing on Gear VR
From Samsung official website, we have know Gear VR supporst the following video file types: *.mp4, *.m4v, *.3gp, *.3g2, *.ts, *.webm, *.mkv, *.wmv, *.asf, *.avi, *.flv. So you can convert these 2D videos to 3D SBS videos with a professional 2D to 3D video converter. Brorsoft 2D to 3D video converter ultimate for Windows / Mac is the most used one that help you convert 2D videos to Gear VR compatible 3D SBS MP4, MKV, AVI, WMV videos in fast speed and excellect quality. Besides, this all-in-one Video, Blu-ray/DVD converter also allows you convert any ISO files, Blu-ray/DVD disc, BDMV file to other popular 250+formats for playing on PMP devices or editing in NLE tools smoothly.
Free download 2D to 3D video converter
Windows Version Brorsoft Video converter taken as example, Mac Version share the same steps. Just keep in mind you have download the right version, Windows platform .exe files cannot be installed on macOS – and vice versa.
Step 1. Load TS files
Install and launch the best 2D to 3D Video Converter, simply click “Load Files” to import your 2D videos to the program.
Step 2. Choose output format
Click “Format” bar and find “3D Video”, select “MP4 Side-by-Side 3D Video “, “MKV Side-by-Side 3D Video”, “AVI Side-by-Side 3D Video”, or “WMV Side-by-Side 3D Video” as your output.
You can also choose other proper format according to your device.
Step 3. Advanced Video/Audio settings
Click “Settings” button to do corresponding settings regarding to video, audio, subtitle, 3D Anaglyph and 3D Depth on your videos.
Step 4. Start to convert 2D videos to 3D SBS MP4/MKV/WMV/AVI
Finally, click “Convert” to convert 2D videos to 3D SBS MP4/MKV/WMV/AVI videos for playing on Gear VR.
When the process finishes, open the output folder to copy the converted 3D SBS videos to the created ” 3D” folder in your Samsung Galaxy S6/ S6 Edge/ S6 Edge+, Note 5, Galaxy S7/ S7 Edge，Galaxy S8/ S8+ smartphone.
Now you’re able to play the converted 3D videos on Gear VR via Samsung smart phone without hassle.
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