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Top 5 Free VR Players for Mac - Popular and Acclaimed

When it comes to virtual reality, VR Headsets will firstly come into the mind of people such as Oculus Rift, HTC Vive, PlayStation VR, Samsung Gear VR, Google Cardboard, etc. However, to experience virtual reality, only VR headsets can't fulfill your needs. VR Video Player is also an important part. In last article, we told you top 5 VR Video Players for Windows. Today, we will introduce you best 5 VR Video Players for Mac for iOS and Mac users below.

# 1: VRPlayer


VRPlayer is a 3D video player which can be downloaded from iTunes store. VRPlayer can play not only general 2D movies but also 3D movies (half side by side or over and under) for VR (like google cardboard). It support the following file formats.

- video : mp4, mov, DRM free m4v
- subtitle : smi, srt

In addition, VRPlayer can play following file formats by real time streaming via VRPlayer Helper

- Video : mp4, mov, m4v, mkv, avi, wmv, asf, flv, swf, mpg, 3gp, vob, divix
- Subtitle : smi, srt

VRPlayer Helper is embedded in your own VRPlayer app and the download URL provided by VRPlayer is your own iPhone's IP address itself not an external web server. so iPhone and the server PC should be in the same wifi network to download Helper. Tap the "+"button at top right corner of VRPlayer and select VRPlayer Helper then you will see the URL from which you can download helper.

# 2: Mobile VR Station

mobile vr station

Mobile VR Station is a media player designed for Virtual Reality with head tracking. With this app you can view your Photos, Panoramas, Videos & Files projected onto a virtual screen floating in space. Our app supports displaying standard 2D and 3D Side By Side/Over Under content. The app can't display DRM protected content, such as content bought from iTunes. Mobile VR Station can play the following formats:

- Supported formats: MOV, MP4 & M4V.
- Other File Formats: We are researching how other formats and higher quality content could be displayed, we understand the need and want to deliver in the future.
-1080P @ 60 FPS is available on 5S+ and beyond. Devices under 5S should consume 720P.
- 4K @ 30FPS is available for 6S, 6S+, 5SE & iPad Pro

Mobile VR Station works with every headset, very flexible configuration to make you watch 3D 180 Degree content in a virtual theater. It enables users to experience 3D content (Left/Right, Right/Left and Top/Bottom).

# 3: Go VR Player


Go VR Player is a free and powerful vr player app that supports all modes including panoramic 360°videos , 2D and 3D videos (half side by side ). You can watch 3D\2D\360°movies in the phone or network streaming files you can find ,and even we recommend wonderful vr videos(Virtual Reality videos)every week in VR+ . more wonderful content in VR+ waiting for You! You must try it then you know what i say! GO VR supports:

- Support 360°videos 
- Support 2D/3D videos and photos .
- Supported 3D formats: side-by-side
- Watch HTML5 Video from VR+.
- Supports all formats, including full HD mp4 videos.

All your need is a VR/Virtual Reality headset such as google cardboard/Samsung Gear VR then you can enjoy the Virtual Reality travel ,OR move your phone around without a headset like holding a window into another world.

# 4: Homido 360 VR player

Homido vr

Homido 360 VR player allows you to watch 360° spherical videos from youtube and other websites.  It also features the first ever virtual reality internet browser: browse any content you like and watch it directly in your Homido headset as if you were seated in an Imax theater! 100% Handsfree: thanks to the Easy-Nav VR clicking system you can navigate through the app, browse the web, launch a film, record/download a video without removing your smartphone from the headset. Homido Player features:

- 360° spherical video player: 360° / Cylinder / Flat display options
- Side-by-side web browser: 1st of its kind (Youtube compatible)
- Side-by-side video player: conversion on the go of any video
- Video recorder: record videos directly from your headset in side-by-side mode

We strongly advice to you use a Homido headset to take the most of mobile VR apps although some of those apps may also be compatible with Google Cardboard, Durovis Dive, Vrase, Samsung Gear VR, Carl Zeiss VR one, Fibrum, Archos / Colorcross, Merge, Jobe VR, AlterGaze, AirVR, Sight VR, Visus, VREye Go, FOV2GO, Refugio, Cortex, Cmoar, VRTX and other HMDs and DIY Oculus Rift, HTC Vive, Avegant Glyph, Magic Leap, StarVR, Microsoft Hololens.

# 5: Total Cinema 360 Oculus Player

TC 360 VR Player

Total Cinema 360 VR Player lets you watch live action 360 videos on Windows and Mac. You can use TC 360 Oculus Player to play 360 videos on virtual reality headsets like the Oculus Rift. In addition, it also supports Android, iOS, MAC OS as well as on Windows 10/8/7. Plus, it can be used to watch VR videos on the web, making it more interesting to use with a very cheap price.

- Supports MP4, MOV and M4V formats.
- Supports 4K 360 VR videos, delivering immersive feelings for viewers together with the Rift. 
- Provides VR 360 contents constantly

Useful tools - Best VR Video Converter for Windows and Mac

As we seen above, many VR Video Players for Mac have format limit. For example, TC 360 VR Video Player only can play MP4, MOV and M4V video. So what about 3D MTS, 3D Tivo, 3D MKV, 3D FLV video? In this situation, a VR Video Converter is important.

 Pavtube Video Converter Ultimate (Mac version is called Pavtube iMedia Converter for Mac) will be the NO.1 VR video converter on the world. This VR Video converter outputs nearly perfect 3D video better than any other 3D video converters on the market. It outputs Side by Side, Top Bottom and Anaglyph 3D mode to meet your various 3D devices such as VR Headsets, 3D TVs, 3D Projectors, etc. In the aspect of VR video conversion, Pavtube 3D Video Converter also performs well.

Convert normal to 3D: Pavtube Video Converter Ultimate can convert normal 2D to 3D video. It can convert movie format like MKV, AVI, MP4, MXF, MPG, FLV, VOB, 3GP, TS, RMVB, WTV, WebM, MTS, M2TS, even Blu-ray and DVD, etc to VR heasdets supported 3D effect video format.

Switch 3D format: Pavtube products also can change your original 3D video format. It exports 3D MKV, 3D MP4, 3D MOV, 3D WMV, 3D AVI.

You also can adjust 3D effect to get better VR video effect for your VR Headsets. You can read this review to learn more about the VR product.

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