Virtual Reality is starting to become a big news in the market. Additionally after the announcement of Google Cardboard, it is quite affordable to experience Virtual Reality at a very cheap cost. You can find many Google Cardboard ready apps on the play store and may get confused. So here we have picked top 10 best VR and Google Cardboard apps which we consider really great to use. Most of the apps that we have listed here are available for both platform (Android & Apple iOS). So let’s get on with the list:
Also read: What is Virtual Reality?
Best VR and Google Cardboard Apps
Cardboard is the official app by google which they recommend to use with google cardboard. Also it supports various other virtual reality headsets. For using it with other VR headsets (Check out OnePlus Loop VR Review) you just have to scan the qr code of your headset and then you are ready to go. It has an inbuilt video player, photo viewer, google earth, arctic journey and much more.
Fulldive VR is an all in one VR app which lets you play 2D, 3D, 360 and 360 3D videos, view 360 photos, browse the web in 360, view 360 YouTube channels and videos and have many more such awesome features. In the new update they also have included various 360 videos and photos which you can directly stream right to your android smartphone. Unfortunately this app is not available in Apple iTunes Store. 🙁
Sites in VR
If you are interested in virtual tours of various places around the world, then this app will help you visit several popular places. There are 360 photos of places from various locations and angles. The best feature about this app is that once you download a place’s photos then you can view it anytime aka. Offline Mode. However this app doesn’t include all the places around the world.
Google Street View
This is an official app from Google which lets you travel the world using the 360 photos uploaded by the users. You can travel (virtually) almost all the popular places in the world. You just have to search the place using the search bar available in the app, then select the 360 photo and press the cardboard button on the top right corner. You can also capture 360 photos using this app. Also you have an option to share it with all other peoples.
YouTube is no-brainer. It already have a lots of VR enabled videos and it’s directory just gets bigger day by day. Also there is a dedicated channel for 360 videos where you can find amazing VR videos in extreme high quality. For using videos with VR you just have to press cardboard button on top right corner while playing the video.
This is another app from Google which lets you capture the moments in 360, so you can re-live that moment later anytime. You can also have an option to record audio as well as. You can also save and share these captured photos with your friends and family as they are stored in gallery. However we have found that you can capture photos like you do in panorama but you can’t capture top and bottom view as we were doing in Google Street View. Unfortunately this app is not available in Apple iOS Store. 🙁
Roller Coaster VR attraction
You cannot have a great VR experience if there is not anything thrilling. So this app will take you to an amazing roller coaster ride which includes beautiful scenery from jungle, under the water and much more. We hope that you will find this very thrilling and adventurous. App size is approximately 200 MB, so connect to unlimited data connection before downloading. 😛
Most of us regularly watch the amazing content that is provided by the discovery channel. They have made a special app for providing users amazing VR experience. In this app you can find various VR videos of ghost asylum, myth busters, adventure, our world, deadliest catch and many more.
Within is a hub for high quality VR videos. It contains wide range of amazing 360 content such as short films, concert events, Saturday night live and much more. New content is added semi-frequently. The videos available here are of very large sizes due to high quality.
It is a short interactive game that takes place in human brain. In this game you have to identify and cure the neurons that is causing mental disorder in patient’s brain. Game is quite interesting and of course easy to play. You just have to stare at the red neurons to repair them.
We hope that you liked all the apps that we’ve picked as some of the best VR and Cardboard apps. If you know about any app which you consider that should be added in this list, you can suggest it in the comment section below. Also, if you are having any query, feel free to throw it in the comment. We will try to get back to you ASAP.