With 3D movies being released frequently, more & more people are anxious to view them. The popularity of 3D movies has grown immensely and this fad has also hit the internet users. On the internet big budget 3D movies compete with home made 3D videos. 3D movies are designed in a special format for which special 3D glasses are required to view it. The format is exciting as the viewers experience the images moving in front of them due to the 3D effect. Not only movies, there are concerts, T. V. shows and other programs which are now available online for 3D viewing. There are host of sites which offer free online 3D movies. These sites also provide option for viewing such movies like with help of glasses that can be ordered online, other viewing procedures without glasses.
There are number of sites from which you can download the 3D movies and view it online. However to view these online 3D movies, one needs to have anaglyphic (blue/red) 3D glasses. These are easily available in the market or can be made at home. In case somebody does not have these glasses then there are other methods to view online 3D movies.
One of the ways is “Parallel Viewing”. While downloading these movies, the website gives an option of “parallel”. In such a case view the parallel images and relax the gaze. When your gaze relaxes, the two parallel images overlap and you can watch the 3D movie online. Another way is “Cross-eyed viewing”. In this option, one has to cross the eyes until the images overlap. Once eyes are set in cross position one can rewind the movie and watch it online.
Next way to watch an online 3D movie is “Mirror split viewing”. In this you need to place a mirror in the middle of the viewing screen and have to place your eye on either sides of the mirror and the nose in line with it.
The best option is to watch online 3D movies with 3D-ready gadgets. Any other option may lead to eye strain and may cause harm to the person’s vision or eyes. Some study on viewing 3D movies has revealed that it could have potential negative ill effects on your health and may cause headaches and blurred vision. In addition, if you watch it without any proper glasses, it has all the more reason to affect your health. Thus one has to make sure to watch the online 3D movies with proper gadgets.