Stereoscopic Player Free Download
Stereoscopic Player is a versatile 3D movie player. It allows you to play stereoscopic videos and DVDs (external decoder required) and also allows you to watch live video from a capture device. Since it is based on DirectShow, it can handle almost any media format, for example AVI, MPEG, WMV, ASF and MOV. Videos can be coded in several different stereoscopic formats. Stereoscopic Player can play stereoscopic movie files and 3D-DVDs. Also you can watch stereoscopic webcast as well as live images from your camera or TV card. Stereoscopic Player supports all major 3D video formats. Also supports a wide range of 3D hardware, including anaglyph glasses, shutterglasses, autostereoscopic displays and projection systems. Please note that Stereoscopic Player can not convert 2D content to 3D!
There is no real-time conversion algorithm available which works reasonably well. Computer are not smart enough to understand what’s in the foreground and what’s in the background yet. Since Stereoscopic Player is a high quality product, no inferior conversion algorithms were incorporated into the player. Stereoscopic Player requires real stereoscopic movies, containing both left and right view.
It is necessary to use a special software for 3D movie playback, because there are lots of different ways to watch the stereoscopic content as well as different ways to store the content. In the past, it was necessary to encode a stereoscopic movie for each viewing method, for example you had to create an anaglyph file, a interlaced file for use with shutter glasses and a side-by-side for for free-viewing without glasses. Quality was often low. For example, most video codecs don’t handle interlaced content well or subsample color information (reducing color resolution to quarter of original resolution), which reduces anaglyph quality significantly.