"I just purchased Sony PlayStation VR and I want to play movies with it but my current videos are all 2D videos. I don't know how to convert 2D videos to Sony PlayStation VR. Is there any convenient way to convert videos to Sony PlayStation VR?"
If you also purchased Sony PlayStation VR and have no idea how to play videos with it, you will find the fast and handy solution in the tutorial below. However, maybe you should learn something about the Sony PlayStation VR compatible formats beforehand.
PlayStation VR Compatible Video Formats:
The video formats PlayStation VR supports are limited due to the immature VR technology. For now, you can only play 3D MP4 with PlayStation VR. If you want to convert videos to Sony PlayStation VR, you can convert them into 3D MP4. You can check out the tutorial to convert videos to Sony PlayStation VR with best quality and fastest speed.
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Part 1. How to Convert Videos to Sony PlayStation VR
You can free download Video Converter Ultimate and install it. After the setup is over, you can initiate the software then click "Add Files" on the main interface to open file browser to select video files you desire to convert.
You can now click the "Output Format" bar→"Format"→"3D" to select 3D MP4/3D MKV as the output format. Alternative, you can choose the output format in accordance with your device. Sony PlayStation VR is not on the list yet, but it is coming on the list very soon.
You can click the "Edit" button at the end of the video. Then a window will pop up for you to cut, trim the video. Besides, you can also add subtitles or filter to the video. Moreover, if you have multiple videos and you want merge them into one, you can check the option "Merge all videos into one file" on the main interface.
Once you make sure all settings are done properly, then you can start the conversion by clicking the button "Convert". The Conversion will only take a few minutes so you can take a rest. After the conversion is complete, you can open the output file to transfer the converted video into your Sony PlayStation VR for free playback.
Part 2. How to Watch VR Content on PlaySation VR
After you have finished converting the video to 3D MP4, you still have a few steps to go if you want to enjoy VR video on your PlayStation VR. Follow the steps below to uplaod the video to your PlayStation VR for free playback.
1. Upload the converted 3D MP4 videos in a separate folder onto a USB drive. Your video files MUST be in a folder in order for PS4 system to recognize.
2. Insert the USB drive containing the converted VR videos into your PS4.
3. Launch the Media Player App.
4. Select VR Mode in Option (PS4 restart may be necessary).
5. Put on the headset and enjoy!
As you can see above, it only takes you a few minutes and little effort to convert videos to Sony PlayStation VR with the help of Video Converter Ultimate. The Video Converter Ultimate can also convert videos to Galaxy S8, if you want to know how this is done, please click here to check out the tutorial.