Q: “I have HTC Vive and was hoping transfer 3D for this device. When rip the DVD, the file when played is elongated, any ideas on how to correct or do I need to further process the video.”
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Ever since I first got a VR Headset, I have wanted to watch my collection of DVD movies in a virtual IMAX theater. However, HTC Vive does not include a drive for playing DVDs. No worries, in this article, we will show you how to rip DVDs to HTC Vive for viewing with 3D effect.
Since HTC Vive does not include a drive for playing DVDs. In order to get DVD files onto HTC Vive, what you need to do is to rip DVD to HTC Vivecompatible videos.
On this case, I highly recommend you adopt Brorsoft DVD Ripper, which is a specialist in coping with various issues related to DVD-conversion.
It can help you rip DVD to HTC Vive 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 HTC Viveon Mac OS X (macOS Sierra included).
How to convert DVD to HTC Vive
Step 1: Load DVD movies
Launch the program and click Load DVD: Load DVD Folder, Load ISO Files or Load IFO files to import the DVD movies you want to rip. As you see, all added files will be listed below and you can preview them, take snapshots, choose subtitle and audio track, etc. as you like.
Step 2: Select a suitable output video format
As we mentioned above, HTC Vive supports MP4, AVI, etc format. You can click the “Format” bar and choose one from “Common Video” list. If you want to play 3D movie with HTC Vive , 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, 1280×720 HD resolution and 5 Mb/s video bitrate are recommended. 1920×1080 compressed side-by-side 3D should be resampled to 1920×540 resolution full side-by-side resolution.
Step 4: Start to rip DVD to HTV Vive
The last step is to press the big “Convert” button on the right to start converting DVD files to HTC Vive. 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.
Besides DVDs, if you intend to convert Blu-ray or HD Videos such as MKV, WMV, MOV, M4V, AVI, FLV movies to 3D SBS MP4 for HTC Vive, the all-in-one tool, Brorsoft’s Video Converter Ultimate (or iMedia Converter for Mac) will be your first and best choice. It is a yet professional all-in-one Blu-ray Ripper, DVD Ripper and HD Video Converter, which comparatively has better output quality, in particular HD videos and intuitive interface. What’s more, its deinterlacing function and merging, cropping, trimming, adding subtitles ability are what its many competitive products lack of.