Stereoscopic Player Features

General features

  • Easy-to-use user interface
  • Supports Video for Windows (*.avi), MPEG-1 (*.mpg), MPEG-2 (*.mpg, *.m2ts, *.mts, *.ts), MP4 (*.mp4), 3D Blu-ray files (*.ssif), Windows Media (*.wmv, *.asf), QuickTime (*.mov), Material Exchange Format (*.mxf), Matroska (*.mkv) and Flash (*.flv)
  • Supports photos in mpo, jpg, jps, tif, gif, png and bmp format
  • Supports Windows Media Dual Stream files
  • Supports separate left/right files
  • Supports MXF files of Digital Cinema Packages (DCPs), including XYZ to RGB color space conversion
  • Digital Rights Management (for stereoscopic Windows Media files only)
  • Playback of any other format supported by third party DirectShow decoders
  • Windows Media 7.1 and 5.1 multichannel audio decoding
  • Windows Media streaming
  • 3D-DVD playback 1
  • Live playback from capture devices (TV card, DV camcorder, ...)
  • Built-in video library stores settings for each movie
  • Retrieves data from stereoscopic metadata servers
  • Import and export of stereoscopic metafiles
  • Command line control
  • OLE automation
  • Compatible with Windows Media Center IR remote control
  • Synchronized control of external effects via DMX512 (compatible with OpenDMX hardware), serial port and execution of programs and scripts.
  • DXVA2-based GPU-accelerated video decoding

Supported languages

  • Official languages: English, German
  • Languages added by users (translations might be incomplete): Spanish, French, Dutch, Portuguese (Brazilian), Italian, Russian, Japanese, Polish, Hungarian, Finnish. Thanks very much to Ignacio Aldazabal, Paupert Francois, Peter Jacobs, Marco Lopes, Daniele Pagliani, Vladimir Simchenko, Masuji Suto, Andrzej Waluk, Dr. Imre Zsolnai-Nagy and Tapio Hellman for doing these translations.

Supported stereo layouts

  • Monoscopic
  • Interlaced (Field-Sequential)
  • Side by Side
  • Over/Under
  • Frame-Sequential
  • Multi-View (Tiled)
  • 2D+Depth
  • SENSIO® Hi-Fi 3D
  • SIS Attachment

The above layouts rotated by 90° are also supported. In addition, Stereoscopic Player supports separate files for left and right view and optionally for the soundtrack.

Supported viewing methods

  • Source
  • Monoscopic
  • Blended
  • Picture in Picture
  • Dual Screen Output
  • StereoBright™ 2
  • NVIDIA 3D Vision
  • AMD HD3D (requires Windows Vista or better)
  • Intel Stereo Driver (requires Windows 7 or better)
  • Quad Buffered DirectX (requires Windows 8 or better)
  • Quad Buffered OpenGL 3
  • Sharp 3D Display
  • 3D Enabled DLP-TV
  • Tridelity SL Series 3D Displays
  • Tridelity MV Series 3D-Displays
  • Generic Single-Viewer Displays
  • Generic Multi-Viewer Displays
  • Oculus Rift (headtracking is not supported yet)
  • SIS Attachment 4
  • Side by Side
  • Side by Side for 3D-TVs
  • Over/Under
  • Over/Under for 3D-TVs
  • Row Interlaced
  • Column Interlaced
  • True Anaglyph Red - Blue
  • True Anaglyph Red - Green
  • Gray Anaglyph Red - Cyan
  • Gray Anaglyph Yellow - Blue
  • Gray Anaglyph Green - Magenta
  • Half Color Anaglyph Red - Cyan
  • Half Color Anaglyph Yellow - Blue
  • Half Color Anaglyph Green - Magenta
  • Color Anaglyph Red - Cyan
  • Color Anaglyph Yellow - Blue
  • Color Anaglyph Green - Magenta
  • Optimized Anaglyph Red - Cyan
  • Optimized Anaglyph Yellow - Blue
  • Optimized Anaglyph Green - Magenta

Supported DMX interfaces


External decoder required, see 3D-DVD playback for more details.

2 StereoBright™ is a trademark of Advisol. Click here to download a PowerPoint presentation explaining how StereoBright™ works. Advisol offers a StereoBright™ filter kit in their online shop.

3 Quad buffered OpenGL is not supported by most consumer graphic cards, only some professional cards support quad buffered OpenGL.

4  The SIS recording and SIS projection attachments are available from Stereoscopic Image Systems Limited.