The MKV is an open standard free container format, a file format that can hold an unlimited number of audio, video, subtitle tracks or picture in one file. This format offers a richer media experience than any other current format, this makes MKV a popular choice for making back-ups of DVD and Blu-ray discs that you could also play on a computer connected to a TV.
A German company Carl Zeiss just announced VR One, a virtual reality headset for use with a smartphone to give you access to immersive 3D videos, games and augmented reality. The VR One Cinema app can play .mov, .mp4 file formats. It also can play a side-by-side 3D formatted 3D video. Zeiss VR One currently has two trays available- Samsung Galaxy S5 and iPhone 6. Put your 3D MP4/MOV movies into these two smart phones, you can easily go into the world of virtual and augmented reality.
Want to enjoy your MKV files on Zeiss VR One with iPhone 6 with ease? In fact, it’s an easy job. You just need a right program and convert MKV to 3D SBS MP4 for smoothly playing on Zeiss VR One via iPhone 6. Here Pavtube Video Converter is highly recommended, you can get this job done perfectly. With the latest version 22.214.171.124, this program adds Apple ProRes as output, supports encoding to H.265 MKV and is compatible with Sony/LG/Samsung/Panasonic TVs. If you are running on Mac operating system, you can refer to the equivalent version- Pavtube Video Converter for Mac (review). It works well even on the latest Mac OS X El Capitan.
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How to convert MKV to 3D SBS MP4 for watching on Zeiss VR One with iPhone 6?
Step 1: Download, install and run the corresponding program. Click “Add Video” or “Add from folder” to load your MKV files.
Step 2: Click the “Format” bar and select “3D Video>>MP4 Side-by-Side 3D Video (*.mp4)” as output format.
Step 3: Click “Settings” button to customize the output video and audio settings by yourself. But if you are not good at it, you’d better use the default parameters, they will ensure you a good balance between file size and image quality basically. You can change the resolution, bit rate, frame rate as you need.
Step 4: Go back to the main interface, hit the big button “Convert” there.
Conclusion: There is no need for waiting for a long time. We can receive the best output files nicely. After conversion, you can get the generated files by hitting “Open” button. You can simply add the keyword “SBS” to the file name of the video, and the app will automatically show the correct content for each eye.