macOS VR Video Converter – Normal 2D Video to VR for VR Handsets

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What is VR: The definition of virtual reality comes, naturally, from the definitions for both ‘virtual’ and ‘reality’. The definition of ‘virtual’ is near and reality is what we experience as human beings. So the term ‘virtual reality’ basically means ‘near-reality’.

VR is a hot topic in recent years. What attracts people interests is that VR can provide users with the 360° perspective, super three-dimensional and immersive experience. How can VR make it happen? VR headset replicates the real and environment and simulate users’ perspective and physical presence, which can brings users to immersive scene. By brief introduction of VR, let’s move to practical problem: “I got rich movies resources in 2D, how can I convert them to VR-3D format on Mac OS X?” First, you need a VR video converter for macOS Sierra to change 2D videos to be available to VR video players. This article will teach you how to convert movies to VR on Mac OS X including macOS Big Sur and macOS Monterey, etc step by step.

Best Video Formats for Normal VR Headsets

Usually, for some VR Headsets like Google Cardboard, the best VR video format depends on the the devices it connect. For example, if you play a 3D video on Google Cardboard with iPhone 6, you’d make sure your 3D video is 3D MP4, 3D MOV, 3D M4V. But for Android mobile phone, you can play 3D 3GP, 3D MP4, etc on Cardboard. This adapts to many VR headsets in the market, like Freely VR, Sony Morpheu, PLAY VR, etc.

As for those top popular VR headsets, such Samsung Gear VR, Oculus Rift, Google Cardboard, Zeiss VR One, etc, the best VR video formats for Gear VR is 3D MP4, 3D AVI and 3D FLV. The best VR video formats for VR One is 3D MP4 and 3D MOV. For DK, the best VR video formats will be 3DMKV, 3D MP4, 3D AVI and 3D WMV. Top-Bottom 3D is supported by VR headset while the best mode is 3D SBS.

2D to VR Converter for macOS Big Sur and macOS Monterey: Convert Normal Video to VR

To watch your videos on VR headset with 3D effect, you need to convert 2D video to 3D SBS MP4 or 3D SBS MKV which is supported by VR. UFUSoft Video Converter for macOS Sierra is a professional 2D to VR Converter for macOS Big Sur and macOS Monterey etc. With it, you can convert any normal videos like MP4, MKV, AVI, WebM, MXF, MPG, FLV, VOB, 3GP, TS, RMVB, MTS, M2TS, etc. to VR headsets supported 3D effect video format like Top-Bottom, Side-by-Side 3D MP4 and MKV. In addition, it can convert the videos to play on Gear VR via Samsung Galaxy S8/S7/S6/S5, Galaxy Note 5, etc. If you are Windows user, please use VR Video Converter

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VR Video Converter macOS Big Sur and macOS Monterey Features:

> Convert standard video to 3D video

Capable of converting 2D videos to five types of 3D videos including Anaglyph(Red/Cyan), Side by Side, Side by Side (half-width), Top and Bottom, and Top and Bottom (half-height).

> Switch among 3D videos

Convert among different types of 3D video.

> Convert 3D video to 2D video

Support the conversion from Side by Side, Side by Side (half-width), Top and Bottom, and Top and Bottom (half-height) 3D video to almost any format of standard 2D video.

How to Convert 2D to 3D SBS MP4 for VR Headset on Mac OS X?

Step 1. Import source video

Launch the VR video converter for macOS Big Sur and macOS Monterey and click “Add File” to import your source 2D or 3D video files. Batch conversion is supported so that you can add multiple files for conversion at a time.

Step 2. Select Video Mode

After importing your videos, please choose the video mode by clicking on “Video Mode: settings”. They can be 2D 360 degree, 3D 180-degree top/bottom, 3D 180 degree left/right, 3D 360-degree top/bottom and 3D 360 degree left/right. By the way, 2D 180-degree video is the normal one, not VR video.

Step 3. Choose Output Format

Go to “Output Format” and tap on “Device” > “VR”, there’re five options for you including anaglyph 3D, Side by Side (Half-Width) 3D, Side by Side (Full) 3D, Top and Bottom (Half-Height) 3D and Top and Botton (Full) 3D. Choose the format you like according to your need and go on. After that, you can define the destination folder for saving the output file.


Step 4. Convert Normal Video to VR for macOS Big Sur and macOS Monterey supported

Click “Convert” button to start and finish the 2D to VR conversion for macOS Big Sur and macOS Monterey supported. After conversion, click “Open Folder” to quickly located the generated videos. Now you enjoy your VR videos with perfect experience with VR players.