Thursday, July 09, 2020

Best Oculus Quest Settings for 360 / VR180 Video Rendering in Premiere/F...


What are the MAX resolutions and best render settings for 360° and VR180 content creators on the brand new Oculus Quest? This tutorial will give you a step by step guide on how to export your 360VR or 3D 180 videos and sideload them onto Oculus Quest for the best viewing experience with Adobe Premiere OR FFmpeg using both H.264 and H.265 (HEVC). Make sure to stay tuned and subscribe! My full review video for the HOTTEST headset of the year is coming out very soon!

⏰Timestamps for your viewing convenience:
2:57 - all MAX resolutions for Oculus Quest
4:23 - all my MAX 60fps resolutions (beyond Oculus recommendation)
6:12 - how to sideload videos onto Oculus Quest and the best way to play them
9:26 - Premiere rendering workflow with AfterCodecs
12:28 - FFmpeg workflow for BEST quality VR videos

➡️Oculus Quest MAX resolution (official)
360 / 360VR
2880x2880 60fps H264 H265
4096x2048 60fps H264 H265
3840x3840 30fps H264 H265
4096x4096 30fps ---- H265
5120x2560 30fps H264 ----
5760x2880 30fps H264 ----

3D-180 / VR180:
5120x2560 30fps H264 ----
2880x5760 30fps H264 H265

💻The command for monitoring drop frames:
adb logcat -s VideoPlayerAnalytics

💻The command for FFmpeg for 360VR video render:
ffmpeg -y -i "" -c:v libx265 -preset fast -crf 21 -vf "scale=4096x4096:out_range=full" -pix_fmt yuvj420p -aspect 1:1 -movflags faststart "output.mp4"

💻The command for FFmpeg for VR180 max resolution:
ffmpeg -y -i "" -c:v libx265 -preset fast -crf 21 -vf "stereo3d=sbs2l:abl, scale=2880x5760:out_range=full" -pix_fmt yuvj420p -aspect 1:2 -movflags faststart "output.mp4"

test videos are available to download here:
#oculusquest #adobepremiere #360 #vr180 #ffmpeg

Also read:
Encoding High-Resolution 360 and 180 Video for Oculus Quest and Oculus Go [Updated to Include h.265 Support]

h.264, 30fps (side-by-side 3D-180 video):
ffmpeg -i "input.mp4" -c:v libx264 -preset fast -crf 18 -x264-params mvrange=511 -maxrate 50M -bufsize 25M -vf "scale=5120x2560" -pix_fmt yuv420p -c:a aac -b:a 160k -movflags faststart "output_h264.mp4"
h.265, 30fps (side-by-side 3D-180 video re-arranged to over/under):
ffmpeg -i "input.mp4" -c:v libx265 -preset fast -crf 18 -maxrate 50M -bufsize 25M -vf "stereo3d=sbs2l:abl, scale=2560x5120" -pix_fmt yuv420p -aspect 1:2 -c:a aac -b:a 160k -movflags faststart "output_h265.mp4"

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