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File Broweser menu controls

Jan 9, 2014 at 12:13 AM
I'd like to see better in Oculus file browser and player controls while viewing.
It's a pain to take off the rift to load another file.
Is there a way to load multiple files or a playlist?

Thanks much,

This product is awesome!
Jan 13, 2014 at 5:58 PM
Totally agree,

One of the biggest feature request! A UI/UX adapted to the rift is definitely on the road map!

Feb 4, 2014 at 8:16 PM
+1 to this :)

a playlist would be great to be able to cycle through images and compare for quality comparing and overall R&D testing
Feb 4, 2014 at 9:58 PM
The playlist feature is in the backlog. In the meanwhile, I think you can open a m3u playlist with vlc and use next/previous shortcuts (see in config) to navigate.
Not 100% sure its still working in 0.5.x but it was working in 0.4.x

Feb 5, 2014 at 2:52 AM

Yeah you told me about using m3u playlists before :)
I have tried it in previous versions but I found the navigating to be 'sticky', where sometimes it wouldn't progress to the next image unless you held down the button and did a prayer. So I've always just opened images one at a time and had the viewer take off the headset while switching. This also helps with keeping them from getting motion sick :)
Feb 5, 2014 at 3:12 AM
Sorry about that, I answered quickly on my mobile phone and forgot that I already told you.
Anyhow, it's good to know! It was an alternative until the playlist feature implementation but if it's not working well, I won't recommend this method anymore.