The OSVR headset is uniquely Razer in that it’s attempting to make VR an open platform for anyone to create their own VR hardware – similar to the concept of last year’s modular PC, Project Christine. People can do whatever they want with the end result, including sell their creations. For 3D Blu-ray movie collectors, have you ever imaged of playing 3D Blu-ray movies on OSVR HDK 2?
Supported 3D formats for OSVR HDK2
Like other popular VR Headsets such as Samsung Gear VR and HTC Vive, the supported 3D formats for OSVR HDK2 is either 3D Side-by-Side or Top-Bottom mode with MP4 or MKV format. The 3D Blu-ray disc which are “frame packed” format can’t be supported by Razer OSVR HDK2. The good news is that you can easily rip 3D Blu-ray to OSVR HDK2 supported 3D formats with a powerful 3D Blu-ray Ripper application.
Rip 3D Blu-ray for OSVR HDK2
After a lot of online testing and comparison, we finally settle on Pavtube ByteCopy. The program has perfect importing support for not only 3D Blu-ray disc, but also 3D BDMV folder and 3D ISO image file. It allows you to directly export OSVR HDK2 readable 3D SBS or Top-Bottom mode video with the format of MKV/MP4/MOV/AVI/WMV with perfect quality and super-fast encoding speed.
Adjust output 3D profile parameters
To get the best 3d experience on your OSVR HDK 2, the program offers beneficial 3D profile settings tweaking options for you. You can drag the slider bars to change the 3D video depth value to get better 3D effect, check “Switch Left Right Image” to change the image display order for the 3D SBS movie. The program also allows you to select between full 3D SBS and half 3D SBS mode, you can choose according to the perform of your 3D VR video player app, if your 3D VR video player has a powerful graphic power, just select the full 3D SBS, which will ensure a better quality than half 3D SBS.
For Mac users, please switch to download the Mac version – Pavtube ByteCopy for Mac to perform the conversion on macOS High Sierra, macOS Sierra, Mac OS X El Capitan, Mac OS X Yosemite, Mac OS X Mavericks, etc.
How to Rip 3D Blu-ray Movies for OSVR HDK2 Playing?
Step 1: Load 3D Blu-ray movie.
Insert 3D Blu-ray disc into your external Blu-ray disc drive, launch the 3D Blu-ray Ripper application, and import 3D Blu-ray movie into this app by clicking “Load from disc” button. Alternatively, you can also import 3D Blu-ray folder or 3D Blu-ray ISO files with the program.
Step 2: Output OSVR HDK2 supported 3D format.
From “Format” drop-down list, select OSVR HDK2 compatible 3D SBS format from “3D Video” > “MP4 Side-by-Side 3D Video(*.mp4)” as output format for watching on OSVR HDK2. You can also choose other format according to your own needs.
Step 3: Adjust 3D profile settings.
Click “Settings” to open “Profile Settings” window, here you can adjust the 3D depth, change image display order for 3D SBS movie, you can also make a choice between full sbs/tab and half sbs and tab according to your own needs.
Step 4: Begin the final conversion process.
Go back to the main interface and start the 3D Blu-ray to OSVR HDK2 supported 3D SBS MP4 conversion process by hitting right-bottom “Convert” button.
When the conversion is finished, you will have no problem to enjoy any of your favorite 3D Blu-ray movies on OSVR HDK2.