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How to Play 3D Movie

How to Play 3D Movie and 3D Blu-ray

3D technology has successfully penetrated into consumer markets based on the popularity of 3D movies in the theaters, which has greatly upgraded the industry. A lot of great and famous 3D movies, such as Avatar, are so popular nowadays. Some of these 3D movies are also available as 3D Blu-ray DVDs which you can watch quite conveniently at home if you have a device with 3D support. People usually use a 3D player to play 3D video and play 3D Blu-ray, on computer if you have professional 3D Blu-ray software - ArcSoft TotalMedia Theatre installed.

How to Play 3D Movie

Last year,ArcSoft TotalMedia Theatre has received Blu-ray 3D™ (Profile 5.0) Certification from the Blu-ray Disc Association. This certification was awarded after TotalMedia Theatre passed rigorous testing on rigid testing discs encoded with the new 3D standard, Multiview Video Coding (MVC). The specifications transform all graphic features into 3D, including 3D menus and 3D subtitles. This transformation brings users a sensational, visually-stimulating movie-watching experience.

How to Play 3D Movie

As an all-in-one media player for videos, Blu-ray, DVDs, and AVCHD, TotalMedia Theatre provides excellent 3D playback performance which will give you a splendid cinema-like experience! It supports NVIDIA's cutting-edge 3D technology to provide dazzling 3D effects for movie entertainment on a desktop or notebook PC. Encoded in AVC-MVC, new Blu-ray 3D content can be decoded directly on NVIDIA GPUs, and viewed on the 3D Vision active shutter glasses, so consumers can enjoy a high definition 3D movie experience at home.


How to Play 3D Movie with ArcSoft TotalMedia Theatre

Step 1Open 3D Blu-ray DVD disc

Install and launch ArcSoft TotalMedia Theatre. Note: Please make sure your computer system matches the requirements. Insert your 3D Blu-ray DVD disc, and the application will start to playback the disc automatically.

How to Play 3D Movie

Step 2Enable 3D function

Click the "3D" button, located on the top control panel. The General Settings dialog box displays. Check the "Always play Blu-ray 3D movies in 3D mode" option. If this option is unchecked, the application plays Blu-ray 3D movies in 2D mode.

How to Play 3D Movie

Step 3Customize relevant settings

Check the "Auto Detect Source File Layout" checkbox to automatically play movies in 3D mode. In case of mis-detection, please manually set the source layout: 2D, Left/Right, Top/Down, Anaglyph, or Checkerboard. Drag the "Depth Perception" slider to adjust the amount of depth in the video image.

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