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How to Watch DVD movies on Samsung Gear VR

The Samsung Gear VR is an impressive showcase of what is possible with mobile VR. Samsung's partnership with Oculus has produced a stunning virtual reality experience with the Gear VR and Galaxy Note 4. When you get a stunning Gear VR, you probably would like to watch your own movies like DVD on Gear VR in virtual cinema mode. This article is right for you to learn how to rip and convert DVD to Gear VR supported video file types.

It's important to know that Gear VR supports most conventional file formats like MP4, AVI, and FLV. To put DVD to Gear VR, you need to convert DVDs to Gear VR friendly MP4, AVI format first. It's easy to do with some help from a third-party DVD ripping tool. DVD ripping software varies. You may be confused about choosing a most suitable tool. Here we highly recommend you to try Brorsoft DVD Ripper.

It is easy to use for conversion, editing and makes great quality copies of my DVDs. It can help you rip DVD to Samsung Gear VR highly supported MP4 video files with high output video quality and fast ripping speed. What's more, it can output side-by-side and top-to-bottom 3D formats for you. The equivalent Mac version is Brorsoft DVD Ripper for Mac, which can rip DVD movies to Gear VR on Mac OS X (Mavericks and Yosemite included). Just download it now and follow the steps below to copy DVD movies to Samsung Gear VR for smoothly playing in just a few mouse clicks!

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How to Convert DVD for playback with Gear VR

The quick start guide below uses DVD Ripper Windows(Windows 8 included) screenshots. The way to rip DVD to Gear VR on Mac is almost the same. Just make sure you get the right version according to your computer operating system.

Step 1: Add DVD movies

Launch the top DVD to Gear VR converter, add your DVD files by clicking the "DVD disc" icon. ISO/IFO image files and DVD folders are also supported.


Step 2: Select a suitable output video format

As we mentioned above, Gear VR supports MP4, AVI, FVL, etc format. You can click the "Format" bar and choose one from "Common Video" list. If you want to play 3D movie with Gear VR, you can choose an output format from "3D Video" profile list.


Step 3: Video encoding settings

By clicking the "Settings" button, you can modify the video/audio parameters. For common videos, 1280x720 HD resolution and 5 Mb/s video bitrate are recommended. 1920x1080 compressed side-by-side 3D should be resampled to 1920x540 resolution full side-by-side resolution.

Step 4: Start to rip DVD to Gear VR

The last step is to press the big "Convert" button on the right to start converting DVD files to Gear VR. The conversion takes a few minutes, if you don't have time to wait, you can choose "Shut down computer after conversion". Then your computer will be turned off automatically after the conversion is finished.

After conversion, you can click "Open" to locate the output videos. Then you can transfer and play videos on your Gear VR from SD Card. Note to do that you first have to place your video files into the folder named "My Videos" on your SD card.

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