Rip Blu-ray to use in virtual reality glasses with 3D side-by-side MP4 format

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Virtual reality glasses are becoming increasingly popular in the gaming and entertainment spheres. The glasses aim to present the wearer with a world which is realistic and behaves in a similar way to the real world. My boss is getting his Lakento VR glasses and with so many Blu-ray discs in hand, he would love to watch his Blu-rays on VR glasses. And now he is waiting for the best solution to get Blu-rays to use in virtual reality glasses with 3D effect.

My understanding is that most 2D/3D Blu-rays are in the “frame packed” format but the VR glasses require side-by-side 3D videos. So I will introduce the best way to convert Blu-ray movies to a SBS MP4 video to play on virtual reality glasses quickly and easily in this passage.

To convert Blu-ray to virtual reality glasses compatible 3D SBS MP4, Pavtube BDMagic (review) is highly recommended. It can professionally rip 2D/3D Blu-ray to 3D SBS MP4 and other 3D formats with high quality preserved. In addition, this Blu-ray ripping tool can also convert Blu-ray to various popular video formats like AVI, MP4, WMV, MPEG, MOV, FLV, MKV, 3GP, etc. as well as rip Blu-ray to optimized video for playback on iPad, iPod, iPhone, Zune, Creative Zen, Archos, iRiver, Blackberry, Xbox 360 and more.If you are a Mac user, you can turn to Mac version. Now download the right version and follow the tips below to finish your task.

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How to rip and view Blu-ray on virtual reality glasses

Step 1. Load Blu-ray movies

Insert the Blu-ray disc into your computer’s Blu-ray drive and click the “Load Blu-ray” button on the top left to select and load the Blu-ray movies you want to play on virtual reality glasses. ISO files are also supported. After the movies are loaded, you can preview them on the right viewing window and adjust volume or take snapshots freely.

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Step 2. Set virtual reality glasses friendly format.

Click Format and select “MP4 Side-by-Side 3D Video(*.mp4)”, “MP4 Anaglyph 3D Video(*.mp4)” or MP4 Top-Bottom 3D Video(*.mp4) under 3D Video. In general, mp4 is a well-accepted file format for its ability to save memory storage and keep up the video quality. Of course, 3D video in .mkv is supported as well.

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Step 3. Click “Settings” icon to adjust audio and video parameters

Click the “Settings” icon and you will go into interface named “Settings”. You can adjust codec, aspect ratio, bitrate, frame rate, sample rate and audio channel as you like.

Tip: For ripping Blu-ray to view on virtual reality glasses like Gear VR, 2D videos for the Cinema app should be in 720p (1280*720) with a higher bitrate around 5mbit/s. Higher resolutions for the specific format doesn’t make the quality better but are a waste of power and battery life.

Step 4. Start to convert Blu-ray to virtual reality glasses

When you have finished all the above settings, you can simply click the “Convert” button on the main interface and let the software do the Blu-ray to virtual reality glasses MP4 conversion for you. After the conversion, click “Open Folder” icon to locate the converted SBS MP4 video files and then transfer them for watching on virtual reality glasses Lakento VR glasses and Gear VR with ease.

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