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Cardboard Alternatives

Cardboard is described as 'puts virtual reality on your smartphone. The Cardboard app helps you launch your favorite VR experiences, discover new apps, and set up a viewer' and is an app. There are four alternatives to Cardboard for a variety of platforms, including Android, Android Tablet, iPhone, Daydream and Gear VR. The best alternative is Within, which is free. Other great apps like Cardboard are YouTube VR, Samsung VR and Daydream.

This page was last updated Feb 11, 2021
  • FreeProprietary
  • Android
  • iPhone

Cardboard puts virtual reality on your smartphone. The Cardboard app helps you launch your favorite VR experiences,...

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  1. Within

    • FreeProprietary
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Android Tablet
    • iPad

    Within (formerly VRSE) provides a curated collection of the best cinematic virtual reality, including short films, music videos, comedy and documentaries, produced with The New York Times, Vice, Saturday Night Live, U2 and others.

  2. YouTube VR

    • FreeProprietary
    • Windows
    • Android
    • Android Tablet
    • HTC Vive
    • Playstation VR
    • Daydream
    • Steam
    • Gear VR
    • Oculus Rift
    • SteamVR
    • Oculus Experiences

    Watch YouTube in virtual reality.



  3. Samsung VR

    • FreeProprietary
    • Online
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Samsung Apps
    • Gear VR
    • Daydream
    • Oculus Rift

    Samsung VR’s huge library of immersive VR 360 videos, there’s no limit to where you can go. Explore the different categories or scroll through your personalized feed, filled with content tailored to your tastes.

  4. Daydream

    • FreeProprietary
    • Android
    • Daydream

    Daydream brings high quality virtual reality (VR) to Daydream-ready phones. With the Daydream app, you can launch your favorite virtual reality experiences and browse from an ever-growing collection of apps and games.

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