Friday, October 16, 2015

How to Watch 360 YouTube Videos With Your Gear VR?

YouTube 3D channel is an important access for Gear VR users to download 3D movies. But there are many people who still don't know how to successfully watch 360 YouTube videos with their Gear VR. Here, the articles shows you how to find the 360 YouTube video and how to play the YouTube 3D video on Gear VR?

How to Find 3D Videos from YouTube?

a.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.

How to Watch 3D Videos on Youtube?

When watching a 3D video on YouTube, the settings icon (the ‘gear’ icon in the bottom right corner) presents a 3D On/Off Switch. Be sure it is in the “On” position, then select your preferred options. Without special hardware, you may select “Full Color” and “Red/Cyan” to display the video in anaglyph. 3D will only need a inexpensive pair of red/blue glasses.
Plus, YouTube has official 3D channel. There you can find lots of 3D YouTube videos related to different niche.

How to Watch 360 Videos with Gear VR?

Most of 360 YouTube videos are 3D FLV format and the 3D YouTube .flv is not a compatible format for Samsung Gear VR, so you have to convert your YouTube videos to Gear VR playable 3D SBS files in advance. Actually, there are plenty of tools for converting YouTube videos, but a professional YouTube 3D video converter is what you need indeed.

Pavtube Video Converter Ultimate has been proven to be an excellent 3D conversion tool. With it, you can easily and quickly convert 3D YouTube videos to Gear VR compatible SBS 3D MP4/MKV effortlessly. It supports five types of 3D videos including Anaglyph(Red/Cyan), Side by Side, Side by Side (half-width), Top and Bottom, and Top and Bottom (half-height). Besides, the program enables you to convert 3D videos to 2D videos. If you are a Mac user, please turn to iMedia Converter for Mac, which has updated to support OS X El Capitan.
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How to Convert 360 YouTube Video to 3D MP4 for Gear VR?

Step 1: Add 360 YouTube video to the app by clicking "Add videos" button.

Step 2: Choose 3D MP4 format in "Format" drop-down list.

Tip: Click “Settings” and you can change the parameters like resolution, frame rate, encoder and bit rate for video, and sample rate, channel, encoder and bit rate for audio and save it as your own profile. 1920×1080 compressed side-by-side 3D should be resampled to 1920×540 resolution full side-by-side resolution. And keep audio in AAC or MP3.

Step 3: Finish the 360 YouTube video to 3D MP4 conversion by hitting "Convert"
After you have converted 360 YouTube video to 3D MP4, just open the output folder to locate the converted YouTube 3D video. Then follow the steps to add the video to your Samsung Galaxy S6/S5 or Samsung Note 5/4 and enjoy 360 YouTube video with Gear VR.

Add converted 360 YouTube video to smart phone for Gear VR

Step A: transfer converted 3D YouTube movies to Galaxy Note 5(AS EXAMPLE):
  1. Insert MicroSD card into your PC.
  2. On your MicroSD card file directory, navigate to Oculus> Movies> Your Movies
  3. Create a new folder within "Your Movies" and label it "3D"
  4. Import or move your side-by-side 3D videos into your newly created "3D" folder.
  5. Insert your MicroSD card into your Galaxy Note 5 (if it isn't already), dock the phone in your Gear VR, and don the virtual reality headset.
Step B:Watch 3D YouTube movies on Gear VR via Galaxy Note 5
  1. Navigate to Oculus Cinema from the main menu
  2. Navigate to "My Videos" from the Oculus Cinema content library menu
  3. Select the 3D video you wish to view (if you followed the above steps it should have a "3D" label in the upper right hand corner)
  4. Choose the cinema mode to begin 3D YouTube movies playback on Galaxy Note 5 with Samsung Gear VR.
Follow all the steps, you must be able to watch 360 YouTube videos on Gear VR. Besides, YIFY is also a good choice for Gear VR users to hunt for 3D movies.

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