Oculus Quest is one of the most popular VR headsets on the market. While for the Quest of a variety of games, there are many media applications that are perfect for those occasions when you want to relax and see something in virtual reality.
Here are the best VR-media-apps, is available in the Oculus store for the Quest.
YouTube VR serves two purposes — you can view normal YouTube content in the VR environment, and view many 360 videos available on YouTube. While 360-degree video content technically can be viewed in a standard browser or YouTube mobile app, VR, of course, it is the best option.
Netflix is probably the biggest player in the streaming environment, and they have a great application for virtual reality for the Oculus Quest. Netflix VR will put you in a small cozy room where you can enjoy your choice of Netflix content on the virtual television screen, which is probably more than you have in real life (but not exactly).
After starting the Bigscreen, you will be able to join many different types of rooms and cinemas, getting both free and paid content. Bigscreen Cinema — a service that offers paid tickets for the show of popular films — is one of the new additions to the app. The films are often shown in 3D, and the selection changes weekly, with special shows.
In addition to the formal rooms, you can join rooms hosted by other users Bigscreen that will display the content selected by the host. In addition, you can post your rooms for yourself and your friends. Using the desktop app Bigscreen, you can even broadcast your computer’s display in these rooms.
Skybox VR similar to the Bigscreen, but without the social component. It offers a variety of theaters and environments to view the content. You can upload files that are stored locally on your Quest, or to stream content from your DLNA server on your own network.
Oculus Venues is an app where you can watch the many different events, from music concerts to sports events, Comedy performances and much more as they happen live. Like a Bigscreen so you can watch the people around you in social networks or you can watch alone. If you download the app Venues, you will be able to see the schedule for upcoming stream events and broadcast.
As in Oculus Venues, the Next VR there are plenty of live content you can view in virtual reality like you’re actually there. However, Next VR does not contain any social elements, and you’ll just look alone. At the same time, some content is also presented in stereoscopic 3D, which really deepens the level of immersion. One of the biggest advantages NextVR is content the NBA, with some games allowing you to observe what is happening live!
At the end of last year, Quill Theater came out on the Oculus Quest, allowing you to view content Quill, created on the platform of the Rift. Creation tool Quill is available only in Rift, but not in the Quest, but allows users to create mini-scenes, animations and movies. The creation tool allows you to use some complex 6DoF animation and transitions between scenes, so that the Quest is a great content to watch. Quill Theater will present to you a rotating selection of creations that you can take, and definitely worth checking out if you want to see some stunning media-content community created in VR.