Do you know you can have a PVR cinema of your own and that too literally anytime and anywhere?

Yes, that’s one of the many exciting ways you can use your VR headset. Download a movie, 2D or 3D, in your smartphone and play it in your VR headset. All you need is a mobile app to complete the magnificent experience.

GetVR brings you the best mobile apps that can give you cinema-like experience anywhere and anytime.

Applications that give you a cinema-like experience

 VR cinema

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Created by Fibrum, a heavy weight champion in the world of VR content-makers, it is hands down the best VR cinema app in the VR world. It allows complete penetration in the movie, wherever you choose to sit to watch your movie show. When you play your VR movie, you feel transported inside a dark cinema hall, with rows of chairs around, big screen where your movie plays. It provides host of options, just like in your video player, fast forward, rewind, volume control, play, pause. Available to be downloaded for both Android and iOS.

Your mobile must have magnetometer and gyro sensor, if you want to make most of your VR cinema app.

VaR’s VR Video Player

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Available for Android only.

VaR is another great VR player app for VR and 3D videos. It supports all modes, viz, stereoscopic side by side, stacked, 180°, 360°, panoramic 180° and 360° and of course our good old ‘normal’ videos. Also, all formats are compatible including full HD mp4 videos.  It can automatically detect .srt files and play subtitles. Just grab a gyro sensor and magnetometer featured smartphone and enjoy the immersive VR experience.


mo3D for Cardboard VR Cinema

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Available for Android only.

Another great app that supports subtitles and magnetic trigger, mo3D is great app for VR headsets that has magnetic trigger like Google Cardboard.

Side by Side

vr side byside

Available for both Android and iOS.

The app is dedicated to play videos and movies only, as clearly mentioned in its description on App store and no video games. It plays ‘normal’ videos, VR videos and webstreams from the browser. It allows you to zoom in and out of videos too. The Side-By-Side Video Player plays regular 2D videos in a 2D fashion and if the video is 3D, enjoy the 3D effect.

Homido 360 VR Player

VR homido

Available for both Android and iOS.

The app is your best bet to watch 360° spherical videos from youtube or other websites. also featuring the first ever VR internet browser, Homido gives the feeling of browsing the web sitting in a Imax theater. Another unique feature is that it records the videos directly from your headset in side-by-side mode.

Lie down on your cosy bed or relax in your armchair, low cost but magnificent cinematic experience comes your way with these apps.

Do try them.

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2 thoughts on “How to Enjoy Cinema-like Experience Anytime & Anywhere?

  1. Hello there! This post could not be written any better!
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