Play 3D Movies on VLC with No Trouble 

VLC is the most popular as well as powerful free and open source tool in the market both in Mac and window based computer which is capable of playing virtually every file format that you can think of, like MOV, MPEG-1, MPEG-2, MPEG-4, DivX, mp3,… as well as 3D movies. If you are fond of watching 3D movies, Please check this Zone, you will find all solutions to play and edit 3D movies. 

Method 1. Play 3D movies with VLC itself. 

Start by opening your VLC player, then click’ Tools’ on the toolbar. Then go to ‘Effects and Filters’ to find ‘Video Effects’ . When you get into the interface, click the checkmark item as below: 


After you have the Rows set to 3 and Column set to 2. Once you’ve made your selection, you can enlarge it to full screen to enjoy your 3D movies. 

Additionally, we can adjust the ratio settings, with ‘Tools’ clicked, go to ‘All Settings’ you can see at the bottom of the screen. click ‘Custom Aspect Ratio’ and adjust it to 32:9. Close VLC and restart the program. 

Do you find the method a little complex with so many steps? Here we have another way of playing 3D movies on VLC. 

Method 2. With a good assistant-3D to VLC video converter for Windows, we can play any 3D movies on any devices and players at anytime anywhere, surely VLC included. 

Download and launch the program, load your 3D files with ‘Add video’ or ‘Add from folder’, then make the suitable choice for your original 3D movies to VLC compatible video format, such like ‘MOV Side-by-side 3D Video (*.mov)’. 


3D to VLC video converter for Mac— also a editor for 3D movies. Click the pencil icon and find more editing items for 3D videos, ‘Trim’ to when to start and when to finish, ‘Crop’ to get rid of the unwanted edges, etc. More you can get into the interface here. 

Additionally, it also support the DVD or Blu-ray’s conversion. If you get into the ‘Options’ menu, ‘Acceleration’ function is waiting for you too!(Only for Windows version) 

Except the two methods above, if got any other suggestions on playing 3D movies on VLC, you can leave us some comments at the end of this page. 

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Play 3D Movies on VLC

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