Looking for a good 3D video player

Currently, I’m using Simple VR Video Player, but it has always had a few minor issues which I have been able to live with. Also, the developer doesn’t seem to release updates to the software. For 2D videos, I sometimes use Virtual Desktop.

Last night I was nearly finished watching a 3D video (Avatar, ripped from my Blu-ray disk) and the framerate suddenly dropped to ~1 or 2 fps. I quit Simple VR Video Player and restarted it, but now the aspect ratio of the video is wrong and I haven’t been able to fix it, even after a reinstall and a reboot.

I’m looking for recommendations for a good VR video player which can play 2D, 3D side-by-side, and 3D 180 videos. What app(s) do you use? Thanks!

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The ones I’ve ended up using after trying a bunch are DeoVR and PLAY’A VR.

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@noro haa a player compare list here will see if can find not sure if it covers 3d movie playback or not

Here is one thread

Noro’s List

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Thanks for the links!

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So glad to read this. For a moment I thought you were interested in watching PORN but luckily it’s avatar! Glad we cleared that up. Now, a friend of my who does watch porn sometimes (I only watch avatar myself too) tells me deoVr is the best way to go. Enjoy :wink:

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For anyone wanting to use these players to watch nature videos, the PLAY’A VR app has a file called SteamLibrary\steamapps\common\PLAYAVR\PlayaVR_Data\VRBData\sites.jdat which lists the URLs of sites serving VR videos in a way that PLAY’A VR can read so they can be streamed. By default, IIRC, it doesn’t include all the compatible sites, but if you look at SteamLibrary\steamapps\common\PLAYAVR\PlayaVR_Data\VRBData\descr.json, you can add the missing ones to sites.jdat. On these sites, you can view the trailers an unlimited number of times.

DeoVR can be used to stream from the SLR site, again for the same purpose, but this site imposes a small daily limit on the number of trailers viewed without subscribing. SLR has some really high rez videos, but personally, for me, this kind of stuff isn’t worth a subscription. Getting old, I guess - nature has lost some of its appeal.

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That’s one of my favorite 3D films, which I watch about once a year.

I sometimes watch flat movies too, since VR is comparable to a projector tv. This preference may change soon. I’ve ordered a much larger TV, a Sony with 4K, HDR, and 120 Hz. Honestly, the feature I’m looking forward to most is that it has an anti-glare coating. My current tv has a shiny screen (which has sucked ever since we moved into our current house) due to many bright reflections in the living room.

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Hi. I am using different viewers. Simple VR, PLAY’A VR, Mermaid VR, DeoVR and VR Media Viewer work well, too. …partially. I ended up on Whirligig. It is one of the rare players which enable You to select (!) or even switch (!) subtitle and language during the session. It´s not only Avatar, but HiRes youtube videos like Baikal lake or certain underwater reef videos, very impressive with 8KX´s FoV.
There You can see the need for more resolution for 3D applications, videos etc.
For me, it´s cinema replacement in a way. Give Whirligig a try, use a dark background

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DeoVR is quite good and you can use a xbox joypad, which is quite useful.

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I like the sound of that. I already have an xbox controller for my pc, so it would indeed be useful, especially in VR, where it’s easiest to do things by “feel”.

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