Tips for Playing 3D Movies with VLC

VLC comes as the most common use media player, could be the first choice when choosing media player for their PC, Mac or Android mobiles, because of its popularity and compatibility for formats.If you want to play 3D movies with VLC, you have to make some changes in your media player. So this article aims to give you some useful tips to play 3D movies with VLC, read on.


Part 1. How to Play and Watch 3D Movies with VLC

Part 2. How to Convert 3D Video with 3D Movie Converter

Part 3. Top 3 3D Video Player Freeware for Windows and Mac


Part 1. How to Play and Watch 3D Movies with VLC

First of all, you need to have a downloaded SBS (Side by Side) 3D movie on your computer for playing. Then you can follow the steps below to make some changes for playing 3D movies with VLC.


Step 1: Launch VLC media player on your computer and before starting you must make sure that you have Side by Side 3D movies. Once you are ready, click on Tools>Click on Effects and Filters.


Step 2: Now one dialogue box will open and click on Video Effects Tab.


Step 3: Click on Advanced tab now.


Step 4: Then you will see an option with name Anaglyph 3D. Check this option and click on Close button, it will enable 3D effects on your VLC media player.


Part 2. How to Convert 3D Video with 3D Movie Converter

Few 3D movie player can truly handle 3D movies playback without format compatibility issues. Pavtube Video Converter Ultimate comes as a 3D vidoe covnerter helps get over the format limits hurdle and watch 3D movies on Windows 10 or 3D-capable TV, phones, tablets more pleasantly. You can watch 3D movies smoothly by converting HD 4K 3D movies in MKV, MTS, AVCHD etc. to MP4, AVI, MOV best video formats with untouched output image quality for playback on massive media player, included VLC. 

Besides normal MP4, HEVC, MKV, MOV, AVI, WMV, this video converter also can create 3D video from any 2D and 3D video source. It can convert normal 2D video to 3D MP4, 3D MKV, 3D MOV, 3D AVI, 3D WMV in SBS, TB and Anaglyph modes. With it, you can convert non-VR video to VR video for any popular VR Headsets in the market like Samsung Gear VR, Oculus Rift, PS VR, Google Daydream, etc. If you want to know more functions, here is a guide for you.


Step by Step to Convert 3D to VLC for Playback

Step 1: Load 3D video

Download and launch the program, load your 3D files with 'Add video' or 'Add from folder', you also can drag target video to this program directly.


Step 2: Choose VLC supported 3D format

Click "Format" bar, navigate to "3D Vdieo", there are a lot of format options for you. "MP4 Side-by-Side 3D Video (*.mp4)" is widely used.


Step 3:Start 3D to VLC conversion

After you choose the target format, return to the main interface, just click Convert button, wait for a second. Click Open, it will pup up the generated file.


That's it, your are done. What Next? You need a 3D Glass to watch 2 3D Picture. 3D Glasses are now easily avaliable within your budget. Now put on your Red/Cyan glasses and enjoy your 3D movie in VLC media player.

So above we discussed about Watch 3D Movies on PC Using VLC Media Player. With this method you don't need to play each movie in your 3D enabled device as laptop is more portable than any other device, so just implement these settings in your VLC media player and enjoy these 3D movies in your PC itself.


Part 3. Top 3 3D Video Player Freeware for Windows and Mac


No. 1 5KPlayer - Easiest to Use 3D Video Player

This best 3D video player is ranked by many users as it is the easiest to use program. Just as simple as playing 2D videos, no need to enable further settings to play 3D movies on Windows/Mac. Among all the free 3D video players, 5KPlayer can be said to be the uprising newbie in this field. It is a HD media player that delivers spectacular 3D experience combined with a slick performance and the ability to play and save Netflix 3D movies and download 3D videos 1080p, 720p in MKV, MP4, etc.


No. 2 Bino Player - Efficient 3D Video Player

Bino is a quite professional 3D video player that plays stereoscopic 3D videos with a wide range of video format. It is free and efficient, and can work on both Mac and Windows. But it is experiencing current unstable development.


No. 3 3D Video Player - Professional 3D Video Player

3D video player for Windows's main feature is a 3D button on the main interface that enables you to activate 3D playback right away. It also plays other video and does 3D conversion as well (You'll need to purchase the full version in order to do the conversion and to remove the watermarks).