The article shows an easy step-by-step guide on how to rip DVDs to digital movie files so that you can view DVD movies on Google Cardboard with iPhone/Android.
Google Cardboard, another excellent virtual reality headset followed with Samsung Gear VR, Zeiss VR One, has
gained widespread reputations amongest 3D lovers, not only because of its lower price, but also its powerful compatibility with nearly any smartphones including Android and iPhone. If you happen
to have a bunch of DVD collections at home, it's a pity for you can not get them on your Andorid/iOS devices through Google Cardboard with 3D Effects. In this article, I'll glad to share some
useful tips to help you move your DVD medias into Google Cardboard for viewing freely on your smartphone.
As a matter of fact, Google Cardboard lacks ability to play DVD movies but it can play Side-by-Side MP4 videos. So in order to watch DVD in Google Cardboard, firstly you'll rip and convert DVDs to SBS MP4 videos. To do this, you can use Dimo Video Converter Ultimate for Mac. With it, you can convert 2D DVD as well as 2D/3D Blu-ray to Google Cardboard supported side-by-side video files with lossless quality. In addition, it offers other 3D videos as MKV Top-bottom 3D video, MP4 top-bottom 3D video, MKV side-by-side 3D video, which can play on Gear VR, VR One, Oculus Rift DK2, PS VR, Google DayDream View etc. perfectly.
Ripping DVD for viewing in Google Cardboard is simple as ABC. After downloading, follow the wizard to install and run the program. Then follow the steps below to convert DVD to MP4/MKV SBS video. The below guide takes DVD Ripper for Windows (macos Sierra compatible) screenshots for example. If you're using a Windows PC, simply turn to Dimo Video Converter Ultimate, which has the same function as the Mac version. Keep in mind that you have download the rght version, Mac OS .dmg files cannot be installed on Windows platform – and vice versa.
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Simple Steps to Rip DVD for watching on Google Cardboard
a: Load DVD movies
Insert your DVD disc into your DVD-ROM, run Dimo DVD to VR video converter and click "Add DVD" icon to load DVD movies.
b: Choose output format
Click the format bar to follow "Format > Video" and choose the MP4 or MOV format which can fit your Google Cardboard or mobile phone perfectly.
Tip: If you like, you can click "Settings" which is next to "Format", free change your target video size, bitrate, frame rate and 3D depth. If you want to get best video quality, pls switch them to "original".
c: Select 3D effects
Click on "Edit" > 3D and choose 3D effect (Red-Blue, Left-Right, Top-Bottom three modes) from the option. Here "Left-Right" can be set to get a side-by-side video. You are able to get immediate preview of 3D effect within the built-in player.
c: Start DVD ripping
Click the "Start" button, and the DVD ripper will start the conversion from DVD movies to 3D SBS video for Google Cardboard. After conversion, open output file destination, locate the created SBS 3D MP4 video and you could view the ripped DVD movies in Google Cardboard via iPhone/Android as you want. You can adjust your phone left or right in your Cardboard holder to help to maximize the 3D depth as well as focus the viewing area as closely to the center of the screen as possible.
Note: You'll have to download the compatible iOS or Android VR player apps that are capable of projecting stereoscopic content. Learn more and get your own Cardboard viewer at http://g.co/cardboard.
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