Samsung Galaxy Note 8 has announced for a period of time. Its real face appear before us. The first thing we can see is its bigger screen, which is equipped with 6.3" infinity display with 18.5:9 aspect ratio made for multitasking. It’s the biggest ever for a Galaxy Note—giving you more screen for a bigger view. That makes viewing experience moved up to a higher level. No doubt, Samsung Note 8 will be a good partner of Samsung Gear VR thanks to its virtual experience. However, from Samsung official data, we know that Samsung Note 8 won’t work with existing Gear VR headsets, Samsung has revealed a brand new Gear VR headset which is designed to support the Note and its 6.3-inch display. New Samsung Gear VR, new Samsung Note 8, they are the best group. If you can play new 3D movies on Gear VR via Note 8, how wonderful!

As the new Blu-ray movies have been released, like Wonder Woman (2017), Spider-Man (2017), playing them on you Gear VR will be so cool. You can enjoy the 3D movies at home, on the train, anywhere, anytime. But when you start to enjoy, there is one thing, you have to do. Convert 3D Blu-ray to Samsung Note 8 supported 3D video formats by a third tool, then install a 3D player on yout smart phone, finally, you can enjoy the 3D movies on Samsung Gear VR with Samsung Note 8. Comprehensive steps are below.

NOTE 1: The new Gear VR headset is  backwards compatible with all recent Samsung handsets including the S8 and S8+, S7 and S7 Edge, S6, S6 Edge, S6+, and the Note 5.

NOTE 2: Those people in the US will be able to buy the headset from September 15 and it’ll cost $129.99 (about £100, AU$160).

A third tool should come as a professional 3D Blu-ray to Galaxy Note 8 converter, as we all know, Galaxy Note 8 doesn’t have a BD drive, so if you wanna watch 3D BD movies, this step can’t be skipped. There are tons of 3D BD copier in the world, it is not easy to find a good one which is the most suitable for you. You are lucky, here we strongly recommend you Pavtube Video Converter Ultimate for Windows which comes as a proferssional 3D Blu-ray ripper which allows you  to load the 3D Blu-ray disc, 3D ISO image, 3D folder to it, at the same time, you can get 3D AVI, 3D WMV, 3D MOV, 3D MP4 or 3D WMV for your Samsung Note 8 at once. Moreover, you can change 3D effect for each 3D video, including Anaglyph 3D video, Side By Side 3D video, Top and Bottom 3D video.

Best of all, this program is also a 2D to 3D converter. That means you can get 3D movies from any 2D movies with zero quality loss, is this amazing? By the way, this program not only can create 3D movies for Gear VR but also work for other VR headsets, like Oculus Rift CV1, HTC Vive, Google Cardboard, Google Daydream VR, Freely VR, etc. 

Some people may be puzzled by the operating procedures, don’t worry, here we will go with Pavtube Video Converter Ultimate for Windows to show you how to convert 3D Blu-ray for Gear VR. By the way, this converter also has Mac version for Mac user. Go check.

Step By Step to Convert 3D Blu-ray to 3D Video for Gear VR

Step 1. Load 3D Blu-ray disc

Open this 3D Blu-ray converter by double click and choose "Load Disc" button. Or you can drag the 3D Blu-ray disc to the left window directly.


Step 2Choose 3D video format

Click "Format" button and open the output video format list, you can choose one 3D video format you want from "3D Video". 3D MP4 is the most popular formats among the several formats. Moreover, most users like the Side By Side 3D video effect best. So you can choose "MP4 Side-by-Side 3D Video(*.mp4)" as output format.

output 3d videos

Tips: Click "Format", this window allows you to adjust video parameters, and change 3D effects for higher video quality. Besides, you can upscale SD 3D video to HD 3D video, or downscale 1080p to 720p by changing pix or kbps.

Adjust output 3D profile settings

Step 3. Start 3D video conversion

Go back to the program main interface, press the "Convert" button and start the 3D Blu-ray to 3D video conversion.

After the video conversion, click "Open" bar, you can find the 3D video from the output folder, then you can play converted 3D video on new Gear VR with Samsung Note 8 smoothly.

Tip: Most popular 3D Player for Samsung Note 8

  • VR Gesture Player

  • VR Player Free

  • AAA VR Cinema app for Android (Cardboard Compatible)

  • VRTV Player Free

  • Homido 360 VR Player

View Converted SBS 3D Blu-ray video files on your New Gear VR

1. On your MicroSD card file directory, navigate to Oculus > Movies > Your Movies
2. Create a new folder within "Your Movies" and label it "3D"
3. Import or move your SB 3D videos into your newly created "3D" folder

Once you have created your 3D content folder and imported compatible video files, insert your MicroSD card into your Galaxy Note 8, slide the phone in your new Gear VR, and put the virtual reality headset on your head.

1. Navigate to Oculus Cinema from the main menu
2. Navigate to "My Videos" from the Oculus Cinema content library menu
3. Select the 3D video you wish to view (if you followed the above steps it should have a "3D" label in the upper righthand corner)
4. Choose the cinema mode to begin playback

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