Wednesday, August 3, 2016

Solution for Viewing Classic 3D Content in Oculus Rift CV1

The Rift is a virtual reality head-mounted display developed by Oculus VR. The Oculus Rift CV1 making it one of the first consumer-targeted virtual reality headsets. Although many people don't have a Oculus Rift CV1 in hand, it doesn't prevent them from asking how to watch 3D movies on Oculus Rift CV1? Here, this article will instruct you to the way of playing 3D top and classic movies with Oculus Rift CV1.


Here we go:

Prepar 1: Top 5 3D Classic Movies Download Sites

As far as I know, there are many movie sites providing 3D movies free download. But you may also download fake 3D movies from the internet. So where to download the real 3D movies? Here are top 5 3D movies download sites for a reference of free 3D movies download for watching 3D movies, in home cinema or 3D TVs.

1.YIFY Torrents

YIFY Torrents is the official torrent movie download site, where you can browse and download all movies in excellent DVD, 720P, 1080P, and even 3D movies torrent at the smallest file size. But you need a torrent downloader like utorrent, bittorrent to free download YIFY 3D movies.

2.The Illustrated 3D Movie List

This 3D movies list site only includes those 3D movies that were shot on film at 2K resolution or above and available on the new Blu-ray 3D formats as well as other 3D legacy formats on Blu-ray, DVD and VHS. Besides, this free 3D movies download site is constantly being updated where you can download the latest 3D movies.

3.The Pirate Bay

Also a 3D torrent movie download site, providing kinds of 3D movies from Hollywood, Bollywood, Disney etc. only if you browse with 3D on title. It makes everything imaginable, games, music, movies, and DVDs. But it's worthy mention that you need more caution on downloading 3D movies for free to get rid of the extra ads, plug-ins and even virus.

Frankly, this 3D movie download site allows you download 3D movies, Blu-ray via direct download links with imax quality. It's totally free. And it keeps constantly update so that you can search and download the latest 3D movies for 3D TVs like Samsung, LG etc.


As the best well-known torrent download site, Kickass offers various movies to download, for example, 3D movies, Ultra HD, Hollywood, Bollywood, movie clips as well as other resource like games, TV shows, music etc. Search 3D movies by categories and you can find a list of 3D movies for downloading.

Prepar 2: An Oculus Rift CV1 (you’d better get one if you want to get the 3D experience on Oculus Rift CV1)

Prepare 3: A VR Video Player

I searched on Google and read many Oculus Rift CV1 user reviews then I found two 3D VR video players for CV1 which are popular among customers. One is Whirligig. It works well for full screen 3d movies. Virtual Desktop is the another way to go. 3D movies look better then Oculus Cinema, in my opinion.

Prepare 4: A powerful 3D Mvoie Converter for Oculus Rift CV1

Why need a 3D video converter for Oculus Rift CV1?

Because your downloaded 3D movies from some hot websites (part one) are various formats and codecs. Oculus Rift CV1 does not support all 3d movie formats, and 3D SBS MP4 is its friendly format.

Pavtube Video Converter - Cheap, original quality preserving, perfectly 3D effect, easy to use, 3D SBS MP4/MKV/WMV/AVI/MOV offer, fast video converting speed, no adware/spyware.

With it, you can convert your any 3D movies or 2D, 4K, HD, movies to Oculus Rift CV1 friendly 3D SBS MP4, MOV etc for smooth watching. Unlike other converters on the market like Handbrake, MPEG Streamclip or FFmpeg converter, it supports almost all input and output video/audo formats, it can change 2D/3D movies, no matter best horror movies on YouTube, Netflix, family/kids movies, or action movies to 3D MP43D AVI3D MKV, WMV, MOV, etc for your specific use on Oculus Rift CV1 and other popular VR headsets including Gear VR, VR One, Rift DK2, Google Cardboard, etc. or 3D TV or directly to latest mobile devices such as iPhone 7, iPhone 6/6 Plus, iPad Air 2/Mini 4, Samsung Galaxy Note/S series, etc.


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Follow the guide to Convert 3D/2D movies to Oculus Rift CV1 3D format

Step 1: Add movies

Launch the top Oculus Rift CV1 3D converter and add your movie source by clicking the "Load file(s)" or “Add videos” icon to import videos to the app.

Step 2: Select a suitable output video format

Oculus Rift CV1 supports MP4, MKV, etc format. You can click the "Format" bar and choose "MP4 Side-by-Side 3D Video (*.mp4)" or "MKV Side-by-Side 3D Video (*.mkv)" from "3D Video" profile list for your Oculus Rift CV1.

Note: For getting better 3D experience for Oculus Rift CV1, you should adjust the video size and bitrate here. Clicking the "Settings" button, for common videos, 1280x720 HD resolution and 5 Mb/s video bitrate are recommended. 1920x1080 compressed side-by-side 3D should be resampled to 1920x540 resolution full side-by-side resolution.

Step 3: Start to transform all videos to 3D MP4 for Oculus Rift CV1

The last step is to press the big "Convert" button on the right to start converting all videos to Oculus Rift CV1 on Windows. The conversion takes a few minutes, if you don't have time to wait, you can choose "Shut down computer after conversion". Then your computer will be turned off automatically after the conversion is finished.

What's more, it's also a huge time saver, 6x faster speed while keeping outstanding quality. The 3D models include Anaglyph (Red/cyan), Anaglyph (Green/magenta), Anaglyph (Amber/blue), Side By Side (Full), Side by Side (Half-Width), Top and Bottom (Full), Top and Bottom (Half-Height). Or get Mac version for 3D movie creating.

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Pavtube Video Converter Ultimate not only can convert any 2D/3D/HD/4K videos and any audios to VR headst, TV, portable device, editing software etc, but also can rip DVD, Blu ray movies to any format you need. If you have the ripping Disc requirement, you can have a try.

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