Watch 3D movies on Zeiss VR One via iPhone/Android

Have bought a Zeiss VR One for unparalleled 3D movie-watching experience? Great! So that you can watch your favorite 3D movies on Zeiss VR One via a compatible smartphone with screen sizes between 4.7 and 5.5 (including iPhone and Android smartphones). This means that you can get out of going to the cinema. VR One and a cell phone can allow you to have a private 3D Theater.

Now, you need know the Zeiss VR One supported video formats:

  • 3D Video Supported: 3D SBS video
  • 2D Video Supported: MP4, MOV

(View here to learn more 3D movies sources)

Then we check the workflow for putting 3D movies to Zeiss VR One via iPhone or Android smartphone. This workflow is divided into 2 parts:

Part One: How to Add supported 3D Movies to Zeiss VR One Cinema?

Steps on Add 3D movies to VR One via iPhone

Step 1. Save the 3D movies to your iPhone, please plug the iPhone into your computer. Open iTunes, connect your iPhone to iTunes, select your iPhone at the top.

Step 2. Open the “Apps” Menu. If you scroll down, you will find the “VR One
Cinema” app listed under the “File Sharing” menu.

Step 3. Just select it, and either drag and drop 2D/3D videos into the window on the side, or click the “Add” button to search through your folders.

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Step 4. And that’s it! All the videos you add here will be listed under the “Movies” folder inside the app.

It is also important to note that if you have a side-by-side movie that is specially formatted for 3D, you can simply add the keyword “SBS” to the file name of the video, and the app will automatically show the correct content for each eye.

Steps on Add 3D movies to VR One via Android Smartphone

Step 1. Connect your Android smartphone to computer via USB cable and open Android file transfer.

Step 2. Create a folder “VRCinema” on your Android phone at root level.

Step 3. Drag and drop any 2D/3D .mp4 file into this folder.

Step 4. Insert the tray with your Android phone into the Zeiss VR One and then don the headset.

Step 5. Navigate to the Zeiss VR One Cinema app on your Android phone.

Step 6. Go to “My Videos” from the Cineme app content library menu.

Step 7. Select the 3D movies you wish to play and choose the cinema mode to begin playback.

Important Tips for iPhone and Android users

  1. DRM-protected movies (e.g. purchased movies from iTunes Store, Amazon, Google Play, etc.) are not supported. (You can use a DRM Removal tool to remove DRM protection and convert them to 3D SBS MP4/MOV format for watching on VR One)
  2. For 3D side-by-side (SBS) movies, please make sure that the filename contains “SBS”.
  3. Movies in 720p resolution are best for watching in the VR One Cinema.

Enjoy an awesome virtual reality movie theater experience!

Part Two: How to Add unsupported 3D Movies to Zeiss VR One Cinema?

If you have many 3D movie or video sources like 3D M2TS (from 3D Blu-ray), 3D movies downloaded in 3D MKV/WMV/AVI, 3D YouTube, 3D MTS/AVI shootings from 3D camcorders and so on, it is a pity that these 3D media files aren’t supported by Zeiss VR One natively, you must reformat the incompatible 2D/3D movies to VR One playable 2D/3D format if you are much eager to watch 3D movies on VR One via iPhone/Android freely. In order to finish all these tasks, here we strongly recommend you try Wondershare UniConverter for help, a well-known 3D Movie Converter for achieving fast conversion between 360 videos or 3D content. It also is a blazing-fast drag-and-drop digital video converter, 4K converter, DVD Ripper, DRM Removal, Home DVD/ISO burner and Movie Online Downloader, which lets you convert videos/DVDs to and from virtually any video format out there, with 30X faster conversion speed because of CUDA GPU acceleration.

With it, you can break limiting your movie entertainment options. Make your movies versatile by instantly converting the 3D M2TS, 3D YIFY MKV, 3D AVI, 3D WMV, 3D YouTube FLV, 3D MTS, etc. 3D movies as well as all 2D videos and DVD movies to VR One accessable 3D SBS MP4/MOV formats for watching via iPhone/Android smartphone. To be more specific, it offers several settings to let you free change 3D effect at your needs.

In addition to make 3D movie files accepted by Zeiss VR One, you can also view the 3D SBS MP4 movie on other any VR Headsets like Gear VR, Oculus Rift, Google Cardboard, Google Daydream View, ANTVR Kit VR Headset, Avegant Glyph, HTC Vive/SteamVR, PlayStation VR, Microsoft HoloLens, etc. with ease. The 3D Movie Converter support various devices like iPhone 7/7plus, iPhone 6s/plus, iPhone 6/plus, Android phones/tables, HTC, LG, Google Nexus, Google Pixel, Samsung Galaxy, iPad Pro/Air 2/3/mini 4/mini 3, Nokia Lumia, BlackBerry, smart TV, PC/Mac with 3D player and other player, etc.

Plus, 3D animation for your logos, text and so on is very popular in intros and other aspects of post-production, long gone are the days when you would need specialized plug ins to achieve your effects, you can get excellent 3D animation output, relatively simply and easily from out of the box after effects, if video editing is new to you, consider Wondershare Filmora X, which is a powerful but easy-to-use tool for users just starting out.

For Mac user, you can download Hivimoore Video Converter Ultimate for Mac, which has the same function as the Windows version. Even freshers can quickly finish the 3D movies to VR One conversion. Download it and make compatible 3D movies at home!

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Go to Wondershare UniConverter for Mac

Install and run 3D Video Converter on your computer.

Steps on converting any 2D/3D movies to VR One for watching via iPhone/Android

Step 1. Start Wondershare UniConverter and choose the VR Converter option.
Launch Wondershare UniConverter after it is successfully installed on your computer. Choose the Toolbox section on the main interface and then select the VR Converter option.

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Step 2. Add video file.
Click file icon at Add file: tab to choose the video file that you want to convert to VR from your local computer, then select video mode and your VR device in turn. After that, specify the save path for the converted VR videos as you like.

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Note: There’re 5 video modes for your selection, including 2D 360 degree, 3D 180 degree top, 3D 180 degree bottom, 3D 360 degree top, and 3D 360-degree bottom. And currently, VR converter supports HTC Vive, Samsung Gear VR, and Oculus Rift.

Step 3. Convert video to VR.
Click Convert to start converting videos to VR, and you can see the progress bar. And click Cancel would cancel converting.

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After converting, you’ll receive Convert Successfully. Click OK to confirm, and now you can go to the file folder (specified in Step 2) to enjoy VR video with your device.

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It is now much easier to access your 3D movies on Zeiss VR One via iPhone/Android smartphone as hivimoore converter tool assists in easy synchronization.

VR Headset Resolution Comparison
Headset Resolution (Pixels) Pixel Density (PPI) FOV (º) Refresh Rate (Hz)
Oculus Go 2560 x 1440 538 100 60
Oculus Quest 2,880 x 1,600 100 72
Valve Index 2,880 x 1,600 598 130 144
Oculus Rift S 2560×1440 600 100 80
Google Cardboard Depends on phone 80 60
Pimax 5K 5120×1440 400 200 120
Pimax 8K 7680 x 2160 400 200 90
Samsung Odyssey+ 2880 x 1600 404 110 90
Playstation VR 1920 x 1080 110 120
HTC Vive Pro 2880 x 1600 404 110 90
Samsung Gear VR Depends on phone 96 60
Destek V5 Depends on phone 110 60/90
HP Reverb G2 2160 x 2160 1057 130 90

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