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Phone VR Alternatives

Phone VR is described as 'Use Steam VR-enabled applications with your phone as HMD (Head-mounted display). The only Open-Source solution to similar commercial packages like VRidge, Riftcat, Trinus etc etc. (https://github.com/ShootingKing-AM/PhoneVR)' and is an app in the development category. There are more than 10 alternatives to Phone VR for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Android, iPhone, HTC Vive and Steam. The best alternative is ALVR - Air Light VR, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like Phone VR are Bigscreen Beta, VRidge, TrinusVR and Intugame.

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  • Free PersonalOpen Source
  • Windows
  • Android
  • Steam
  • SteamVR

Use Steam VR-enabled applications with your phone as HMD (Head-mounted display). The only Open-Source solution to similar...

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  1. ALVR - Air Light VR icon

    ALVR - Air Light VR

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Windows
    • Android
    • Android Tablet
    • Daydream
    • Gear VR

    Stream VR games from your PC to your headset via Wi-Fi.

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  2. Bigscreen Beta icon

    Bigscreen Beta

    • FreeProprietary
    • Windows
    • OSVR
    • HTC Vive
    • Steam
    • Oculus Rift

    Bigscreen enables people to watch videos in VR with friends through a variety of ways! Share your desktop screen, watch high quality, premium 3D movies, attend live rocket launch events, play your own video files using our new videoplayer feature, and much more!

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  3. VRidge icon

    VRidge

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Windows
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • HTC Vive
    • Oculus Rift

    Play PC VR games inside your mobile VR headset with VRidge technology. For a fraction of the cost!

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  4. TrinusVR icon

    TrinusVR

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Windows
    • Android

    TrinusVR connects your Android phone to your PC so you can play your PC games in virtual reality.

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  5. Intugame icon

    Intugame

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Windows
    • Android
    • iPhone

    Intugame VR lets you play PC games in Virtual reality. It uses your smartphone and a Virtual reality headset of your choice. You put your smartphone in the VR headset and press play. Our app takes care of the rest.

    Discontinued

    The program seems to be no longer updated. iOS app is not on the Appstore anymore. Android app, released in October 2016, can be still downloaded from Google Play Store.

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  6. iVRy icon

    iVRy

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • iPad

    iVRy is a SteamVR-compatible Virtual Reality headset app for your Android device with a native high-performance driver for Valve's OpenVR / SteamVR.

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  7. Gagagu VR-Streamer icon

    Gagagu VR-Streamer

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Windows
    • iPhone
    • GitHub

    With the Gagagu VR-Streamer App in combination with the Gagagu VR-Streamer Server (available on http://www.gagagu.de for free) you are able to transfer the Image output from a game running on your Windows PC (only in windowed mode!) to your iPhone.

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  8. DreamDesk VR icon

    DreamDesk VR

    • Windows
    • Steam

    VR Desktop Environment Access all your software, files, browse the net, stream Netflix, watch 360/SBS/OU/3D and play games on multiple virtual screens. DreamDesk allows you create, scale and place virtual screens around you without additional hardware or drivers.

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  9. LightVR icon

    LightVR

    • Windows
    • Steam

    Virtual room simulator with a 360° desktop for the HTC Vive.

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  10. KinoVR icon

    KinoVR

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Android Tablet
    • iPad
    • Cardboard

    Play your PC games in 3D virtual reality. KinoVR turns your Android device into virtual reality viewer for PC with quality comparable to expensive PC VR headsets. Low-latency Full HD video streaming at 60 frames per second combined with accurate head tracking.

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