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How to watch 360-degree YouTube on HTC Vive and Oculus Rift


Staff member
Dec 17, 2013

Who do you have to pay to get some YouTube around here?
Update April 2017: With the HTC Vive and Oculus Rift having released over one year ago, we've refreshed this article with some updated solutions.
Even if you're not a fan of sitting around watching movies in your VR headset, everyone can appreciate a good 360-degree video in VR. As the cameras get cheaper, more folks are pushing fun 360-degree videos to YouTube, and folks in VR headsets want to get the full experience.
Through the lenses of an HTC Vive or an Oculus Rift, this isn't quite as easy as it seems. Here's what you need to do if you want to enjoy 360-degree YouTube videos on your desktop-class VR headset right now.

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