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SideloadVR Needs your help!

Sideload costs roughly $400 per month to run. If you like Sideload and the idea of a free, independent GearVR market place, please consider beocming a patron. Thank you!


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Play PC VR games inside your Samsung Gear VR with VRidge Classic technology. For a fraction of the cost!

Play PC VR games inside your Samsung Gear VR with VRidge Classic technology. For a fraction of the cost!

This app enables RiftCat's VRidge Classic technology on Samsung Gear VR. Transforming your phone to a powerful VR headset screen. All you need is to put it inside your Gear VR and connect it with our desktop application RiftCat:

It uses your desktop PC computing power to handle PC VR games and stream it into your phone via WiFi. It simulates the devices like Oculus Rift etc.

VRidge Classic is capable of displaying high quality PC graphics and perfect handling of head rotations.

To play games with VRidge Classic, you need RiftCat desktop client installed on your PC. Go to to know more.

Requires Windows 8.1 (AMD) or Windows 7 (Nvidia) and gaming GPU. See full requirements here:

Free version is limited to 10 minutes per session. You can unlock unlimited playtime through one-time payment in desktop app.

A more recent version of VRidge is available. Visit and download VRidge 2.0.

This version requires desktop app beta update - Reduced stuttering & jitter - Increased FPS to 60 from 58 - Experimental HEVC support (tested with Galaxy S6 Exynos) - Some SteamVR improvements and bugfixes which enable compatiblity for a few extra games Note: You can adjust the jitter reduction & lag by trying out different frame timing modes. Go to Settings -> Frame timing in regular VRidge app found on Google Play (VRidge for Gear VR will use timing selected in regular app). Please give us feedback and let us know which mode works the best for you.

What is SideloadVR?

SideloadVR builds custom GearVR .apks that include the user's signature file. This means that developers can share their ideas without going through Oculus Home and the global signing process.

SideloadVR is built on the idea of an open system, where developers can freely share their content with an extended tester user base.

If you are a developer and want to be included in SideloadVR, please fill out this form and we will get back to you.

Who is VR Bits?

VR Bits is creating immersive Virtual Reality content in cooperation with VR industry leaders such as Oculus VR, Sony, Samsung and Google. We love Virtual Reality and want developers to be able to share their ideas freely.

How does Sideload work?

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