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DK1&DK2 3D FLV Playback - Upload YouTube videos to Oculus Rift DK2/DK1 for Enjoying

March 8, 2016

The 3D Effects are really strong on the Oculus Rift (DK1 or DK2). The article will show how to convert Youtube FLV to Oculus Rift DK2 movie files for viewing FLV on Rift DK2 in Cineveo VR Cinema at will.

The Oculus Rift Developers Kit DK1 & DK2 has stereoscopic 3D capability assuming you use programs (e.g. SBS 3D Video Player) for the DK2. It won't let you down.

Flash Video (FLV) is the name of a file format used to deliver video over the Internet using Adobe Flash Player. The most recent public release of Flash Player supports H.264 video and HE-AAC audio. Flash Video content may also be embedded within SWF files. Notable websites of the Flash Video format include YouTube, Google Video, Yahoo! Video, Reuters.com, Hulu.com, etc. So the question is How to get these downloaded 3D FLV Movies to your Oculus Rift DK2 & DK1 with 3D efforts?

Having no idea? No worries , find the best solution as below.

If you want to transfer your 3D YouTube videos downloaded from computer to the DK2, then you'd better convert your YouTube videos to Oculus Rift DK2 & DK1 playable 3D SBS MP4 files first.

Although there are plenty of tools for converting YouTube videos, take both converting speed and quality into consideration, Brorsoft 3D Video Converter is definitely a great option for you!

With it, you can convert 3D YouTube FLV to Oculus Rift DK2 compatible SBS 3D MP4 effortlessly. In addition to YouTube files, this program also allows you to convert all 2D/3D videos in AVI, MKV, WMV, MPG, VOB, TiVo, MOV, etc to a decent format as you want. What's more, with the built-in editor, you can trim, crop, adjust special effect to your YouTube video, so that you get the very part and effects at your will. If you are a Mac user, you can turn to Brorsoft Video Converter for Mac (El Capitan, Yosemite included), which has the same function as the Windows version.



Convert 3D Youtube Movies for Viewing Oculus Rift DK2 With SBS 3D effects

Step 1. Load your YouTube movies

Launch the video converter for Oculus Rift DK2 , and click Add button to import your source materials from YouTube. Batch conversion is supported so that you can add multiple files for conversion at a time.



Step 2. Select output format

Click "Format" and select "MP4 Side-by-Side 3D Video (*.mp4)" from "3D Video" category as the output format. It works on Oculus Rift DK2 perfectly.



Tip: Click Settings to adjust the parameters like video codec, video bitrate, video frame rate, audio sample rate, audio channel. 1920x1080 compressed side-by-side 3D should be resampled to 1920x540 resolution full side-by-side resolution. And keep audio in AAC or MP3.

Step 3. Start conversion

Click the "Convert" button to start and finish the 3D YouTube FLV video to Oculus Rift DK2 conversion.

After the conversion, click "Open" button to quickly locate the generated media file. Now you can transfer the converted YouTube videos to play with Oculus Rift DK2 easily.

Additional Tips- How to Find 3D videos from YouTube:

a. YouTube has official 3D channel; there you can find lots of 3D YouTube videos related to different niche. Rest you can customize your searches a bit by using the search queries.
b. Use this phrase before your keyword, "yt3d:enable=true" so the actual search query becomes "yt3d:enable=true Technology"
c. Just make sure the videos you are searching or viewing are 3D in nature.

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