Playing movies on VR headset is an attractive thought for any new VR headset owner. Previously, we have introduced how to play common videos on Oculus Rift by converting 2D video to VR. However, if you have a bunch of DVD collection, have you ever thought of watching DVD movies on Oculus Rift DK2 or Oculus Rift CV1?
Oculus Rift doesn't have a drive for playing DVD movies, but we can rip DVD to 3D SBS MP4 which is compatible with Oculus for watching DVD movies on Oculus Rift.
Video Converter Ultimate, which is also a VR Video Converter tool, can help you rip DVD or ISO folders to MP4, MKV, WMV with 3D effect. In addition, this DVD Ripping tool can also keep your desired subtitles while converting DVD to 3D MP4.
Now, download, install and launch this great DVD to VR ripper and then follow the steps below to play DVD movies on Oculus Rift.
4 Steps to Enjoy DVD Movies on Oculus Rift
Launch the program and click "Load DVD": Load DVD Folder, Load ISO Files or Load IFO files to import the DVD movies you want to rip.
In right side, go to "Output Format" > "Device" > "VR" and then select "Oculus Rift" as the output device.
Simply click the Convert button at the bottom right corner and let the software do the DVD to Oculus Rift conversion for you.
1. Download and install VLC Player
2. Download and install VR Player
3. You then need to download the DK2 Tracker for motion tracking with the player
4. Expand the .zip and copy to the following location (or wherever you installed VR Player): C: Program Files (x86) VR Player Trackers
5. Open up VR player and set the tracker that you just copied as follows:
Then, open your movie and enjoy.
It is really quite easy to make DVD movies playable with Oculus Rift. With Video Converter Ultimate, you can also rip DVD to Samsung Gear VR, HTV Vive and more. Actually, anyone can easily enjoy movies with VR. It is nothing difficult at all! Why not have a try?