SteamVR Alternatives

    SteamVR is described as 'is the ultimate tool for experiencing VR content on the hardware of your choice. SteamVR supports the Valve Index, HTC Vive, Oculus Rift, Windows Mixed Reality headsets, and others'. There are more than 10 alternatives to SteamVR for a variety of platforms, including Android, iPhone, Android Tablet, Windows and HTC Vive. The best alternative is Firefox Reality, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like SteamVR are Fulldive VR (Freemium), YouTube VR (Free), Within (Free) and SideQuest (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Apr 9, 2021

    1. Firefox Reality brings the best and freshest content from the web that you know and love to Virtual Reality headsets. Our browser provides an open, accessible and secure way for everyone to explore the web.
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      • FreemiumProprietary
      • Android
      • iPhone
      • Android Tablet
      • iPad
      • Apple Watch
      • Daydream
      Fulldive is a 100% user generated virtual reality (VR) navigation platform. It is also a social platform that allows you to follow what your friends watch and play, and share your favorite reacted videos.
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      • FreeProprietary
      • Windows
      • Android
      • Android Tablet
      • HTC Vive
      • Playstation VR
      • Daydream
      • Steam
      • Gear VR
      • Oculus Rift
      Watch YouTube in virtual reality.
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      • 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.
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    2. SideQuest is designed to simplify sideloading apps onto your standalone android based headset. It should include everything you need to get started. When you first open the app it is best to open the setup screen and follow the instructions on screen to get set up.
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      • FreeProprietary
      • Android
      • iPhone
      Virtual reality experiences of the iconic LIFE brand from Time Inc.
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    3. Wevr Transport gets you access to exceptional, independent VR content from the Wevr network, the groundbreaking platform designed for the bravest artists and storytellers working in virtual reality.
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      • FreeProprietary
      • Online
      • Google Chrome
      Floom is a WebXR experiment that helps anyone explore Earth from wherever they are. Use an Android device with the latest version of Chrome, to open augmented reality tunnels to the other side of the globe.
    4. Stories from the New York Times brought to you in Virtual Reality.
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      • FreeProprietary
      • Windows
      • HTC Vive
      • Steam
      Explore the world through beautiful virtual reality tours. Stroll the streets of Tokyo, walk around the Eiffel Tower, or teleport across the globe. See the world’s cities, landmarks, and natural wonders through lush, virtual reality experiences.
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