How to Convert 2D Movies to 3D Videos

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3D, for 3 dimensions, can create more wonderfully immersive scenes which is like “before the window” imagery. It makes you feel that stuff comes off of the screen and into the theater. However, the steep cost of a ticket disappointed some audiences. Now, you can bring the theatre home by converting 2D movies to 3D mode with 2D to 3D converter.

However, many 3D converters fail to meet the needs of movie fans because of the high rate of failed conversion rate and lower video quality after conversion. In this guide, we will introduce a piece of hand-picked software VideoSolo Video Converter Ultimate that can help.


Main Features of VideoSolo Video Converter Ultimate

VideoSolo Video Converter Ultimate is a one-stop program to download and convert videos. You can convert 2D movies into 3D files on it. There are up to three 3D formats that can be converted to be MP4 on this software, i.e., side by side 3D, top and bottom 3D and Anaglyph 3D. Before conversion, you can customize the output path, edit file name and select output format. Additionally, the video enhance feature can help you improve the output 3D video quality with some bonus editing functions:

  • Rotate, crop, cut, split, merge the 2D video
  • Adjust effect & filter
  • Add watermark
  • Add external audio/subtitle

What to Do Before Conversion

What you need:

(1) Windows/Mac Computer

(2) VideoSolo Video Converter Ultimate

(3) 2D Video

Step 1. Download and Install VideoSolo Video Converter Ultimate

Click the download button below to get VideoSolo Video Converter Ultimate installation package on your computer. The download speed depends on the network condition. When the package is 100% downloaded, click and install the program by following the instructions. This step will take up a few minutes. Please be patient.

Step 2. Prepare Videos to Convert

Before conversion, please prepare videos that you want to convert. Such as some online movies, MVs, snap a video of your family or friends with your iPhone or Android. Or you can even rip your 2D Blu-ray or DVD movies into digital videos first and convert them to 3D ones.

How to Convert Movies from 2D to 3D Format

The Windows version released a new version so the steps are different from the Mac version on converting 2D movies to 3D. The steps on Mac are only: Import files – Select 3D format from “Profile” – Convert.

Next, we will only show you how to make a 3D movie on a Windows computer. If you have any problems using the program on Mac, contact us from the support page.

# Step 1. Open VideoSolo Video Converter Ultimate

Run VideoSolo Video Converter Ultimate on your computer. When the program is open, move to the “Toolbox” tab and choose the “3D Maker”.

Toolbox 3d Maker

# Step 2. Add 2D Movie to VideoSolo Video Converter Ultimate

On the pop-up window, click the “+” button to add your 2D videos to the program.

3D Maker Mac VideoSolo

# Step 3. Generate 3D Video from 2D

When the 2D movie is added, you can:

a. Preview the 3D effect on the preview window.

b. Choose the 3D effect you need.

c. Set the output format for your 3D video.

d. Select an output folder to save the file by clicking the Browse button.

e. Edit the video by rotating, cropping, cutting, splitting and merging the video.

f. Adjust effect & filter.

g. Add a watermark, external audio/subtitle to the video.

Customize 3d vIdeo

When all settings are completed, you can click the “Generate 3D” button to convert the 2D movie.

Extra Tip: Convert 2D Videos to 3D DVD

If you wish to watch your movie with a DVD player, you can burn the 3D video to a Disc with a DVD creator. After the 2D to 3D conversion is done, you can easily achieve that with some simple steps on VideoByte DVD Creator.

FAQs About Converting 2D Videos to 3D

What is a 2D Movie? How About 3D Movies?

Here is a simple comparison of 2D and 3D movies.


 length&height depth (width)X-axis &
Z-axis3D glasses needed
2D(2-dimensional) movie×××
3D(3-dimensional) movie

Overall, a 2D movie is a normal movie that we watch conventional. You can only watch the flat screen, which makes you feel some distance between you and the movie.

A 3D movie allows you to create a more realistic illusion out of a normal movie and it’s more complicated than a 2D one, you can learn more about 3D movies here.

Which One Do I Choose from Anaglyph 3D, Side by Side 3D, Top and Bottom 3D?

The Anaglyph 3D video contains two layers of images that are of different colors that are misaligned. It looks blurry without 3D glasses. So, if you have a pair of 3D glasses such as Red/Cyan, Green/Magenta and Amber/Blue, definitely you can choose an Anaglyph 3D format as VideoSolo Video Converter Ultimate can convert all 2D videos into those Anaglyph formats.

A Side-by-Side 3D movie is a video split into two images separately horizontally. It allows you to enjoy 3D movies without other tools if you can control your left eye to see the left image and your right eye to see the right one. But if you can’t, you can seek help from Google Cardboard.

A Top and Bottom 3D video is the opposite of an SBS 3D one, the images are separated vertically. You will need this if your device has this unique requirement.

Final Words

If you encounter any problems during 2D-to-3D conversion, just visit the support page or directly contact us! When the conversion is done, you can copy and transfer the 3D video clips to your iPhone 13/12 Pro, Pro Max, mini, 11, XS, iPad Pro, iPad Air, iPad mini 4/3/2, Galaxy A13, M22, etc. Then you can enjoy the vivid movie at home!

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