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Is there any way to mark a photo as 360° for the oculus gallery?

tom300ztom300z Posts: 1
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I have taken around 500 360° Photos from my trip to Thailand using my Vuze XR camera.
Now i want to view the photos using the Oculus gallery on my quest, i can access them there via my dlna server.

The Problem is that i have to manually set every Picture to 360° mode as it is initially displayed as a 2D Image.
Is there any way i can mark all my photos as 360° so the directly open in 360° mode?


Things i've tried:

Putting a tag at the end of the filename (HET_0644 Tagged - 360°.JPG, HET_0644 Tagged - 360.JPG, HET_0644 Tagged_360.JPG)

Setting the XMP Tag “ProjectionType=equirectangular” (see: https://www.facebook.com/notes/eric-cheng/editing-360-photos-injecting-metadata/10156930564975277/)

Thanks for your help


Example picture: https://drive.google.com/file/d/1KoyEZb8EGC2Qm0BKtpSb2zamq7cbOsp5/view?usp=sharing


Comments

  • kojackkojack Posts: 5,449 Volunteer Moderator
    Your example picture is defaulting to 360 for me, both in Oculus 360 Photos on the Rift and Oculus Gallery on the Quest.
    (Awesome pic too)

    That facebook page on XMP does say there is an upper size limit of 6000x3000 while your pic is 6016x3008. However I view panoramas much bigger than that (my biggest is 23014x11507), so I assume its just for facebook hosted images, not ones on the headset.

    I haven't tried dlna hosted images, so maybe that's where the issue is. Generally as long as the photo has exact 2:1 resolution (your one does) it should be detected as 360.
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