Stereostopic Player ReviewA first glance...
Stereoscopic Player is a versatile 3D movie player. It allows you to play stereo­,scopic videos and DVDs (external decoder required) and also allows you to watch live video from a capture device. Since it is based on Direct­,Show, it can handle almost any media format, for example AVI, MPEG, WMV, ASF and MOV. Videos can be coded in several different stereo­,scopic formats. Please see the feature list for supported input and output formats.
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Why is it necessary to use a special software for 3D movie playback? The reason is that there are a lots of different ways to watch stereoscopic content as well as different ways to store the content. In the past, it was necessary to encode a stereoscopic movie for each viewing method, for example you had to create an anaglyph file, a interlaced file for use with shutter glasses and a side-by-side for for free-viewing without glasses. Quality was often low. For example, most video codecs don't handle interlaced content well or subsample color information (reducing color resolution to quarter of original resolution), which reduces anaglyph quality significantly.
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