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FAQs: Best 3D Video Settings for VR Headsets

More and more people have their own VR Headsets. To enjoy virtual reality world, a VR Headsets is not enough. You also need a VR Video Player and VR content. For popular and excellent VR video player, you can refer to this page. As for 3D content, you can download from online, create your own 3D video with VR video converter or record 3D footage with some 3D camera.

No matter which way you get VR video, your VR video must be comaptible with the requirement of your VR Headsets in format and video settings. In addition, too many choices maybe enable you confused which VR Headsets to choose. Here we searched on Google for the all the VR Headsets specifications and video settings for each popular VR Headsets.

All VR Headsets Specs and 3D Video Settings

VR Headsets Resolution 2D Supported 3D Supported Comaptible Device Field of View Headset Type
Samsung Gear VR
2,560 by 1,440 MP4, AVI, and FLV 3D SBS/360° Video Galaxy Smartphone 96 Mobile
HTC Vive
2160 by 1,200 MP4 3D SBS/360° Video PC 110 Tethered
Oculus Rift DK2 1920 by 1080 MKV, MP4, AVI, WMV 3D SBS/360° Video PC 100 Tethered
Oculus Rift CV1
2160 by 1,200 MKV, MP4, AVI, WMV 3D SBS/360° Video PC 110 Tethered
Google Cardboard
Smartphone Resolution MP4, AVI, WMV 3D SBS/360° Video Smartphones 4.7 to 6.0 90 Mobile
Daydream View
Smartphone Resolution MP4 3D SBS/360° Video Daydream Smartphone 90 Mobile
VR One (Plus)
1,080 by 1,200 MP4, MOV 3D SBS/360° Video Smartphones 4.7 to 5.5 100 Mobile
1920 by 1,080 MP4 360° Video (SBS if VR player are installed) PS4 100 Tethered
Homido VR
1,080 by 1,200 MP4 3D SBS/360° Video PC, Smartphone 4 to 5.7 100 Mobile
VR Box
1,080 by 1,200 MP4 3D SBS/360° Video Smartphones 4.7 to 6 90 Mobile
Freefly VR
Dependent on phone Dependent on phone 3D SBS/360° Video Smartphones 4.7 to 6.1 120 Mobile
Not Available Smartphone Format 3D SBS/360° Video Smartphones 3.5 to 6 Not specified Mobile
1920 by 1,080 3GP, MP4, WMV, FLV  3D SBS MP4/SBS WMV PC, Xbox, PlayStation and Android 100 Mobile
Pico Neo
2160 by 1,200 (per eye) MPEG2,H.264,H.265 MPEG2,H.264,H.265 PC, Android 102 Mobile
Lakento MVR Glasses
Not Available Smartphone Format 3D SBS/360° Video Smartphones 4 to 6.4 100 Mobile
View-Master VR Smartphone Resolution Smartphone Format 3D SBS/360° Video Smartphones 4 to 6 98 Mobile


Field of View (FOV) - Field of view is exactly what it sounds like; the extent of vision of the human eye (or what you can see while in VR). A VR headset with low FOV will result in removal from immersion, while a VR headset with high FOV will let you sink comfortably into whatever you're viewing.

FOV of Humans - Humans have a forward-facing field of view of about 180 degrees — great for wilderness survival and VR gaming!

Where You can Get 3D Content for your VR Headsets?

To travel in the vitual reality world, VR content is also important. So where to get 3D video for your HTC Vive, Oculus Rift, Samsung Gear VR, Google Daydream View, Cardboard, PS VR, ANTVR Kit, etc? There are 4 ways here for you to get

Download 3D Video Online Free

There are many movie sites providing 3D HD Blu-ray movies, 3D Demo free download. Here are top 3D video download sites.

3D YouTube Channel



YIFY Torrents

The Illustrated 3D Movie List








Shoot 3D video with 3D Camera

Some of these cameras come with a 3D effect. Usually these types of cameras use a digital effect. Other options are old school 3D cameras. Even some of the old school designs with two lenses have become very accessible.

Panasonic Lumix 3D

Fujifilm FinePix

Panasonic Lumix ZS

Sony Cyber-shot TX

Sony Cyber-shot WX

Nikon Coolpix P

Panasonic Lumix LX

Panasonic Lumix FZ

Buy 3D Blu-ray and DVD

When 3D is getting popular, Sony and other physical media manufacturer released some 3D Blu-ray and HD DVD. And right now Xbox One supports to play 3D Blu-ray. Here are some top 3D Blu-rays.

'Star Wars: The Force Awakens 3D'


'The Lego Movie 3D'

'Guardians of the Galaxy'

'The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies'


'Captain America: The Winter Soldier'

'Life of Pi'

'Mad Max: Fury Road 3D'

Convert normal video to 3D

You also can convert some 2D video to 3D with some VR Video Converters. Some Non-VR to VR Video Converter can convert 2D video to 3D SBS for popular 3D Glasses. Popular VR Video Converters have:

Pavtube Video Converter Ultimate

Pavtube Video Converter

ImTOO 3D Movie Converter

Aiseesoft 3D Converter

4Videosoft 3D Converter

More VR Video Converters are in the review: Top VR Video Converter for Windows | Top VR Video Converter for Mac

Hope this article can help you have a happier virtual reaity travel!

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