How to Watch 360 Degree Videos on Windows 10 (4 Ways)

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Written By Larious

Larious is the Executive Editor of LowkeyTech. He is a tech enthusiast and a content writer. 





Last Updated on June 24, 2020 by Larious

The recent innovation in digital video is the 360 video files. On 360 Degree videos, viewers take control of the camera within the video and can look at every angle. 360-degree videos can provide you a great source for entertainment, but recording them is not an easy task.

To record a 360-degree video, the camera needs to capture videos from all angles. Even if your phone or camera can capture 360-degree videos, you can’t play those files without the proper media players.

How to Watch 360 Degree Videos on Windows 10

To watch 360-degree videos on Windows 10, one needs to install a compatible media player app. Fortunately, there are plenty of media players available for Windows with 360-degree video support. Hence, in this article, we are going to list down some of the best options to watch 360-degree videos on the computer.

1. Using GOM Player

Using GOM Player
Using GOM Player

This is the best available free software for Windows that could play the 360-degree videos. Just open the GOM player and play the 360 videos. The good thing is that GOM Player offers plenty of options to control the 360-degree video playback. Overall at free of cost, this app is the best option available right now to play the 360-degree videos with complete ease and controls.

2. Using Video 360 Windows Store App

Using Video 360 Windows Store AppUsing Video 360 Windows Store App
Using Video 360 Windows Store App

Well, Video 360 is a premium media player app available for the Windows 10 operating system. The paid media player tool for Windows lets you watch 360-degree videos. What’s more interesting is that the app also lets you discover and watch 360-degree videos shared by other users. It also supports 360-degree photos also.

3. VLC


Well, VLC might be a surprising entry on the list, but it does support 360 videos on the latest version. However, the 360-degree feature is quite buggy and it doesn’t support VR headsets. The VLC media player can be used to control any 360-degree videos through a keyboard and mouse.

4. Watch Online

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Watch Online

Well, if you don’t want to download any third-party software, then you can choose to watch 360-degree videos online. In fact, it’s one of the easiest ways to watch 360-degree video clips. The are plenty of 360 videos available on YouTube and a few other video streaming platforms. On YouTube, you can use the 360-degree filters to locate the videos. So, it’s one of the best ways to see 360 videos without buying or installing any new software.

So, these are some of the methods through which the 360-degree videos could be easily viewed on Windows 10. I hope this article helped you! Share it with your friends also. If you know any other such tools, let us know in the comment box below.


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