Enjoying 3D Blu-ray disc on TV is convenient if you own a 3D TV, a 3D Blu-ray player, and the corresponding 3D glasses, but playing 3D Blu-ray on the computer would be a little tricky. If you want to play 3D Blu-ray disc on PC or Mac, a Blu-ray drive that supports 3D Blu-ray, a pair of 3D glasses and a 3D Blu-ray player software are all necessary. Due to this kind of Blu-ray player software is comparatively rare, it may not an easy job to select the suitable one.
We divide this article into four parts, show you the best Blu-ray Player & 2 best 3D Blu-ray player software, how to play 3D Blu-ray on your PC and offer some of the 3D movie sites so you can get more 3D videos to play.
Extra Tip: You can also rip 3D Blu-ray disc to 3D digital video format for playing on any device and normal media player.
Before We Start – The Best Blu-ray Player You May Need
It's not an easy job to find a powerful and useful Blu-ray Player that meets your needs, let alone 3D Blu-ray player software. There is not every program like VideoSolo Blu-ray Player that can smoothly play Blu-ray disc/folders/ISO with cinema-like enjoyment. It can easily remove the region code and DRM so that you can enjoy your favorite Blu-ray movie on your computer. All you need to do is to insert the Blu-ray disc in the connected drive and play back movie in this Blu-ray Player. The full license of the program is $34.95 for a lifetime – save more than other similar programs. Although VideoSolo Blu-ray Player cannot play 3D Blu-ray movies at present, it shows its profession and perfect performance on Blu-ray playback. And, their technical team is developing this function.
Two Best 3D Blu-ray Player Software for Windows and Mac
Top 1. PowerDVD 19
PowerDVD is the world's leading Blu-ray, DVD, 3D video & 4K media player. It fully supports playing 3D Blu-ray discs, even it is a 4K UHD Blu-ray. Due to its strong functionality, PowerDVD is favored among many 3D Blu-ray users. The main reason that some of the users may reject this software may be its price. You can get it at $99.95.
Notice: The 3D media playback feature is no longer supported in the new version of PowerDVD released after April 2020. If you are one of its users, don't update the program so that you can still use 3D media playback functions.
Top 2. VLC media player
VLC media player is totally free. But basically, you can only use it to play the 3D Blu-ray movie in a regular format that you have downloaded on site because it does not support many encrypted commercial Blu-ray discs, even if you install the Keys Database and AACS Dynamic Library. Move on to learn how to play 3D Blu-ray movie on computer.
How to Play 3D Blu-ray Movie on Computer
Before playing 3D Blu-ray movie on VLC, make sure you have installed the side by side (SBS) plugin which allows users to get 3D effects within VLC. And you need to prepare a pair of red-and-blue 3D glasses.
Notice: Here we introduce how to play 3D Blu-ray movie on VLC, not 3D Blu-ray disc. If you want to play 3D movie disc with VLC, you should rip 3D Blu-ray disc to 3D digital video format first.
Step 1. Launch VLC Media Player and add the 3D movie into this program.
Step 2. While playing 3D side by side Blu-ray movie with VLC, you can click on "Tools" > "Effects and Filters" from the top column.
Step 3. In the pop-up window, switch to the "Video Effects" tab. You need to click on the pointing-right icon to find "Advanced" tab. Then, check the "Anaglyph 3D" box.
Now you can put on your red-and-blue 3D glasses to enjoy your 3D movie.
Find More 3D Blu-ray Movie - Best 3D Video Download Sites
You can easily purchase 3D Blu-ray discs from Amazon, eBay, or download 3D Blu-ray movie from some 3D movie sites. I don't need to introduce them. You can have a look at yourself.
1. 3D YouTube
YouTube has millions of 3D videos. You can filter them by choosing "3D" in the "FILTER". Also, use VideoSolo Online Video Downloader to download the 3D movie you like from YouTube.
This site allows downloading full HD 1080P movie, even enjoy viewing in the virtual reality.
"The Pirate Bay is the galaxy's most resilient BitTorrent site". That's true, you can find almost any 3D Blu-ray on it. However, the website is often being blocked.
In this post, we have introduced the best 3D Blu-ray player software. You can choose one of them to play 3D Blu-ray movies on your Windows/Mac according to your need. Feel free to enjoy.