HTC Vive: How to watch movies on the headset

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Aside from playing VR games, you can also watch movies on the HTC Vive headset.

There is even an app intended for the HTC headset where users can watch movies through it.

There is just a small procedure of you need to do. But once complete, you attempt a marathon of some of your favourite movies in VR, as if you're sat in a cinema once again.

With this in mind, how to watch movies on your HTC Vive.

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Watch movies on your HTC Vive using the Vive Video app

The HTC Vive Video app is a cross-platform video player made for VR headsets utilizing the PC system.

It can be used watch those movies through your HTC Vive headset.

It's not just your ordinary movie and viewing experience - it's a VR one. It just means a more realistic and engaging film experience.

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How to set up the Vive Video on your HTC Vive headset

Now to set up the Vive Video app on your headset, here's what you need to do.

  • Open the Vive Video app.
  • Look for the downloaded movie you want to watch on your PC.
  • Select the movie thumbnail for the playback.
  • Choose the select Viewing Mode on your system represented by the eye icon.
  • Configure the on-screen options and finish Done to save the changes.
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You may now enjoy watching a movie on your HTC Vive headset.

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