3 Useful Tips for Playing 3D Movies with VLC

by Christine Smith • Jul 23,2019 • Proven solutions

It's common for users to rank VLC as first choice when choosing media player for their PC, Mac or Android mobiles, because of its popularity and compatibility for formats. When it comes to play 3D movies with VLC, you have to make some changes in your VLC media player. So, today we are going to tell you an all-round solution on how to play 3D movies with VLC through this guide.

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.

launch vlc media player

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

vlc video effects tab

Step 3 Click on Advanced tab now.

play 3d movie with vlc

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.

enable vlc 3d effects

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

Wondershare UniConverter (originally Wondershare Video Converter Ultimate) is 3D movie player software which enables you to play 3D movies very easily and quickly in high quality. It's available for both Mac and Windows users to directly play 3D movies in VLC media player after converting 3D movies to other VLC media player supported formats with one click.

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Wondershare UniConverter (originally Wondershare Video Converter Ultimate) - Your Complete Video Toolbox

  • Convert 3D movies and play them in VLC media player without any further VLC setting.
  • Convert to optimized preset for almost all of the devices.
  • 30X faster conversion speed than any conventional converters.
  • Edit, enhance and personalize your videos file by trimming, ripping or cropping.
  • Download/record videos from 10000+ online video sharing sites.
  • Fetch metadata for your iTunes movies automatically .
  • Supported OS: Windows 10/8/7/XP/Vista, Mac OS 10.15 (Catalina), 10.14, 10.13, 10.12, 10.11, 10.10, 10.9, 10.8, 10.7, 10.6

How to Convert 3D Movie to VLC Supported Formats

Step 1 Launch Wondershare 3D Movie to VLC Converter

You have to download and install Wondershare UniConverter (originally Wondershare Video Converter Ultimate) to convert 3D movie. Make sure you're downloading the right version to your computer. Both Windows and Mac version function almost the same and the tutorial below takes Windows for example.

play 3d movie with vlc-run wondershare video converter ultimate

Step 2 Add 3D Movies You Wabt to Convert

Click on click on Add Files button under Convert tab to load your target 3D videos to the program. Note that Wondershare UniConverter (originally Wondershare Video Converter Ultimate) supports batch conversion, you can add more than one video at one time.

play 3d movie with vlc-add 3d video

Step 3 Select VLC Supported Output Format

In the right side of Target section, click on the Inverted triangle icon icon to expand the output format list, and then select your desired format, e.g. MP4, choose Video > MP4 > select your desired video resolution in the right.

play 3d movie with vlc

Step 4 Convert 3D Movies to VLC Format

Finally click on Convert button in the bottom right side of the software interface. Now Wondershare UniConverter (originally Wondershare Video Converter Ultimate) will start converting 3D videos to VLC-supported with 30X faster speed.

play 3d movie with vlc

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

Aside from VLC and Wondershare UniConverter for Mac (originally Wondershare Video Converter Ultimate for Mac) and Windows there are so many other 3D video player also available for Mac and Windows devices. We are going to share top 3 3D video player software with you.

1. PowerDVD 16 Ultra

PowerDVD 16 is a very popular and old 3D video player software that enables you to play 3D videos in original quality. This software can easily play 3D videos and burn DVD as well. If you are looking to play 3D videos on your computer from your laptop, you can use PowerDVD 16 Ultra DVD software in TV and PC both modes. This software comes with a PowerDVD remote as well, allowing you to manage your movies, videos remotely from anywhere in your home.

PowerDVD 16 Ultra

2. KMPlayer

KMPlayer software is also good for playing 3D videos on both Windows and Mac devices. KMPlayer software also comes with a very neat and clean interface which is easy to understand by everyone. This software is able to detect album arts automatically while playing songs and support 3D video formats.

KMPlayer

3. Pavtube UniConverter (originally Wondershare Video Converter Ultimate)

Pavtube UniConverter (originally Wondershare Video Converter Ultimate) is not only a video converter software but enables you to play videos as well. This software can convert your videos to other formats with a few clicks, it works like Wondershare UniConverter (originally Wondershare Video Converter Ultimate) but with less format options.

Pavtube UniConverter (originally Wondershare Video Converter Ultimate)

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