Two effective ways to view 3D Blu-ray on PSVR

As opposed to displaying a total VR framework, Sony’s PS VR is an adornment for the PS4, PS4 Slim and PS4 Pro consoles, which means it is less exorbitant to claim than something like Oculus Rift or HTC Vive. Especially, when the PS4 version 4.50 system update was released as news leaked, it will enable watching stereoscopic 3D Blu-rays directly through PlayStation VR. Do you actually own PS VR at hands and want to watch “Must-have” 3D Blu-rays movies on it without patience now? Well, follow this article, you could find the two effective ways to make your PS VR become personnel immersive 3D Blu-ray theatre.

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➤ Solution 1 Solution 1 Update PS VR Cinematic mode to PS 4.50 system

➤ Solution 2 Rip 3D Blu-ray to playback on PS VR by Dimo Video Converter Ultimate

➤ Part 3 Additional steps to watch converted 3D Blu-ray on PS VR

Solution 1 Update PS VR Cinematic mode to PS 4.50 system

Sony has announced the launch of beta testing for the latest system software update to the PlayStation 4, 4.50. Testers can get advanced access to features like external HDD support and custom wallpapers, but there is one significant update for PS VR owners, too. 4.50 will let you view 3D Blu-rays in stereoscopic 3D. Even what you won’t be able to do is share the movie or TV show with anyone else. Presumably, that’s exciting good news you’ll watch the 3D content in the same cinematic mode used to watch standard content and play regular PS4 games inside the headset. But as we know however, PSVR headset doesn’t have Blu-ray drive support playing 3D Blu-ray movies currently, if so, that means either should you have a 3D TV, or you should pay more $249.99 at least for a PS4 to let you view 3D Blu-rays finally.

Solution 2 Rip 3D Blu-ray to playback on PS VR by Dimo Video Converter Ultimate

However, if you thought owning another PlayStation device are too much for you, then you could find the best alternative workaround to let 3D Blu-ray play on your PS VR without any trouble by ripping 3D Blu-ray to the common digital 3D SBS MP4 or MKV with MP3/AAC audio to compatible with your PSVR.

To finish task, here we recommended you to try the build-in Blu-ray ripper Dimo Video Converter Ultimate, a professional 3D Blu-ray Converter. With it, you can effortlessly rip 3D Blu-ray movie from Blu-ray disc and Blu-ray movie folder, to output SBS, Top-Bottom, or Red-Blue 3D MP4, MKV videos supported by PS VR Unit/Innovator Edition with best quality easily, so that you are able to enjoy regular movies, from a DVD or 3D Blu-ray, with Playstation VR. It looks similar to watching a movie in a theater, with a widescreen 16:9 display indeed. And it sounds nice that a simple black background surrounds the digital display, which adds to the 3D Blu-ray movie theater effect.

More features containing in this excellent 3D Blu-ray ripper for PS VR:

1. Copy your favorite 3D Blu-ray with 1:1 ratio quality;

2. Decrypt almost all Blu-ray discs/ISO including 3D Blu-ray discs with the latest AACS or BD+ protection perfectly;

3. Build-in simplified editor to allow you to polish your 3D Blu-ray by trimming and clipping the unwanted parts or merge into one, add watermark or 3D effects etc.

4. Free Media Server to help you wirelessly transfer the converted 3D Blu-ray to iPhone/iPad/Android devices for inserting into VR headsets viewing;

If you’re using a Mac, please turn to Dimo Video Converter Ultimate for Mac, which allows you to convert 3D Blu-ray to PS VR on Mac OS X(Yosemite and Mavericks included). Now download the right version according to your situation and check out the steps below.

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Step-by-step to rip 3D Blu-ray to 3D MP4 for viewing on PSVR

Step 1 Load 3D Blu-ray movie

Download the 3D Blu-ray Ripper on PC. Insert your 3D Blu-ray movie to disc drive, and click “Add Blu-ray” button on the interface to load 3D Blu-ray contents to the app. It also support importing 3D Blu-ray ISO and Blu-ray folder.

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Step 2. Select an output format for PSVR

Activate format selection drop-down menu to choose the most suitable output format as per your source 3D Blu-ray wrapped quality,

a. For the common 3D Blu-ray disc, please go to “Video” > "MP4" as the output format. It works on PSVR perfectly.

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b. For the HD 3D Blu-ray disc, you should turn to "HD Video" > "HD MP4"

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c. When your 3D Blu-ray disc containing several foreignal languages or soundtracks or subtitles, please click "Multi-track" > "Multi-track MP4" to reserve all information regarding with the soundtracks and subtitles.

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After choosing the right format for playing in PSVR, please click "Edit" to enable build-in editor for rendering 3D effects to 3D Blu-ray videos by this path: "3D" > "Left-Right" or "Red-Blue" (assumed your VR device equipped with colorful glasses) > "OK" to back to the conversion interface.

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Tip: If you are skillful in video parameter optimization, you could click "Settings" to adjust the parameters like video codec, video bitrate, video frame rate, audio sample rate, audio channel, otherwise please let it default which has been polished by thousands of test by Dimo team. The small tricks to resolution here for 1920×1080 3D video should be resampled to 1920x540P resolution full side-by-side resolution; and keep audio in AAC or MP3.

Step 3. Start to convert 3D Blu-ray to PSVR

Click “Start” button, 3D Blu-ray to PSVR converter will start to work. Just be patient, it won’t take you long time depending on your computer configuration. After the conversion, put the converted video files into the folder named “My Videos” on your MicroSD card.

To watch your 3D videos on PSVR, however, there is an additional step, and it’s not entirely straightforward.

The following steps are set up to get perfect 3D SBS video playback. (SBS format means the left and right video channels are contained within the same file and appears as a near-mirror image when played back using a standard media player). To view the converted SBS 3D Blu-ray video files on your PSVR, please follow the guide here step-by-step:

1. On your MicroSD card file directory, navigate to Oculus > Movies > Your Movies
2. Create a new folder within “Your Movies” and label it “3D”
3. Import or move your SB 3D videos into your newly created “3D” folder

Once you have created your 3D content folder and imported compatible video files, insert your MicroSD card into your PSVR (if it isn’t already), and put the virtual reality headset on your head. Then:

1. Navigate to Cinema Mode from the main menu
2. Navigate to “My Videos” from the Oculus Cinema content library menu
3. Select the 3D video you wish to view (if you followed the above steps it should have a “3D” label in the upper righthand corner)
4. Choose the cinema mode to begin playback

Now, you can fully jump to your PSVR, and grab some popcorn and enjoy your precious 3D Blu-ray movie totally immersively.

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