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Top VR Video Players to Watch VR on PC, Mac, iPhone, Android Mobiles

You will find the top VR video players here so you can enjoy any 360°/3D/4K/5K VR video on PC, Mac or mobile easily.

The boom of VR (short for Virtual Reality) is visible. It is a technology that overturns the traditional sense and surpasses 3D, offering you true sense of a sensory experience. Thus, most people want to enjoy it. So, how to watch VR video content at home?

On the hardware side, you need a PC, Mac or a smartphone, and a VR headset. A swivel chair is essential when you need spin 360 degree while watching VR media, and there is an ample place to keep you from being hurt while spinning. Then download VR content from YouTube or other VR video sites. And last, you need a VR video player. Here, we have picked out the top VR players to help Windows PC, Mac and iPhone/Android smartphone users reach the best VR movie video player hassle free.

Top VR Video Players
Best VR video players

5KPlayer - Play and Download 3D/360° Videos [100% Free, Safe and Clean]

In addition to top VR video players, check a great free media player- 5KPlayer. As one of the best free media players, it's capable of playing 3D/360° videos and videos in 8K/5K/4K/HD/SD in MP4, MKV, HEVC, MOV, AVI, WMV, any format. It also free downloads VR, 3D, 360°, 4K, HD videos from 300+ sites. If you are looking for VR content, just use it to download VR videos/movies from YouTube or other VR video sites.

Top 7 VR Video Players for Mobile and Computer

#1. VR Player Free | ★★★★★
OS/Device: Android 4.1 or higher

As its name indicates, it is a free virtual reality media player. It is designed for head-mounted display devices like the Oculus Rift. Android users can download this VR player at Google Play store for HD VR video playback, immersive media experience, 2D/3D images and videos enjoyment, local files and (360°) live streams, and more. However, this may be not a good choice for Oculus Rift DK2 users, because some customers complained that this VR content player can't be tracked.

VR Player Free
VR Player Free

#2. Mobile VR Station | ★★★★
OS/Device: iPhone and iPad running on iOS 8.1 or later

As its name indicates, it is a free virtual reality media player. It is designed for head-mounted display devices like the Oculus Rift. Android users can download this VR player at Google Play store for HD VR video playback, immersive media experience, 2D/3D images and videos enjoyment, local files and (360°) live streams, and more. However, this may be not a good choice for Oculus Rift DK2 users, because some customers complained that this VR content player can't be tracked.

VR Player - Mobile VR Station
Mobile VR Station

#3. Total Cinema 360 Oculus Player | ★★★★
OS/Device: Windows, Mac

It is a desktop VR media player, offering user the ability to experience optimized live-action 360° videos on Windows and Mac. And with a cutting-edge virtual reality headset like Oculus Rift, you will immerse yourself in non-linear narratives and soundscapes by making use of the proprietary TC1 files. Moreover, there's a Total Cinema 360 Web Player that enables you to view 360° videos on the web from both desktop and mobile browsers. To view content in VR, you just need download a WebVR browser or get a Google Cardboad.

VR Video Player - Total Cinema 360 Oculus Player
Total Cinema 360 Oculus Player

#4. Homido 360 VR Player | ★★★
OS/Device: iPhone/iPad running on iOS ≥7.1, Android

Homido 360 VR Player is designed by a VR headset maker - Homido. This player allows iPhone, iPad and Android users to watch 3D SBS & 360 VR videos/films. What surprises us most is the inbuilt web browser with which we can browse internet even in our VR headset and watch videos from YouTube, Vimeo in 3D Side by Side mode. Moreover, Homodi 360 VR Player comes with Easy-Nav VR clicking system which enables users to navigate through the app, browse the web, launch a movie, and record/download a video without removing your smartphone from the headset.

So, these are the best VR video players for PC, Mac, as well as Apple iPhone and Android. If a new VR player with more powerful features is born, we will input it into this list as soon as possible.

VR Movie Player - Homido 360 VR Player
Homido 360 VR Player

#5. 5KPlayer | ★★★★★
OS/Device: macOS/Mac OS X and Windows 10/8/7/Vista/XP

5KPlayer can play everything, SD/HD/4K/5K/8K/3D videos, DVD disc, DVD folder and ISO image, audio music in MP3, APE and more. The VR video player can airPlay video and audio media for iPad, iPhone, Apple TV without quality loss. It also plays radio from BBC, Heart, Gold, LBC, and more stations. Plus, the player allows users to free download movies/(VR) videos/songs free from 300+ online sites.

#6. Gizmo VR Video Player | ★★★
OS/Device: Android 7.0 and up

GizmoVR is a virtual reality movie player integrated with web browser for online surfing within the App. The VR video player supports 2D, 3D, 180-degree VR, as well as 360 degree VR videos playback. With GizmoVR, you can fully enjoy all stereo video formats such as side-by-side and over-under frame packing, the traditional video formats. The cons of the VR video player is that it can't load some video files, and it's hard to navigate. Some users couldn't find how to access media on my SD card.

Gizmo VR Video Player
Gizmo VR Video Player

#7. SKYBOX VR Video Player | ★★★★
Supported Controllers: Gamepad, Oculus Remote, Oculus Touch

SKYBOX is a good VR video player, enabling users to play video content from local storage and network shared servers. The VR video player can automatically recognize video stereo mode ( 180 degree / 360 degree / 2D / 3D ). Audio and external subtitle track is also supported. It supports Rift, Rift S, Gamepad, Oculus Remote, and Oculus Touch. It recommends users to use processor Intel i5-6400 or equivalent, and for graphic cards, NVIDIA GTX 970 or AMD R9 290 or equivalent.

SKYBOX VR Video Player
SKYBOX VR Video Player

For your reference:

[1] What is VR: The definition of virtual reality comes, naturally, from the definitions for both 'virtual' and 'reality'. The definition of 'virtual' is near and reality is what we experience as human beings. So the term 'virtual reality' basically means 'near-reality'.
[2] What is VR headset: A virtual reality headset is a heads-up display (HUD) that enables users to experience and interact with simulated environments through a first-person view (FPV).

ABOUT THE AUTHOR

author - Kaley Torres

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Kaley Torres is a self-motivated, creative editor with eight years of marketing and SEO experience, specializing in writing on DVD, video, audio, images, new digital contents etc. With a partiality DVD collection, Kaley also enjoys digitizing DVD and is keen to share her DVD video conversion solutions as well as video sharing tips on social media.

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