User Guide

Viewing Videos in RICOH THETA for Windows®/Mac

Using RICOH THETA for Windows®/Mac allows you to convert videos taken on your camera and then scroll, zoom in and zoom out while viewing spherical videos on your computer.

  1. Start RICOH THETA for Windows®/Mac
  2. Select [File] → [Open] in the menu

  3. Select a video to view
    • The selected video starts playing.
    • You can also open files by dragging and dropping them to the RICOH THETA for Windows®/Mac window.

    If the file you selected has not been converted (the extension is ".MOV")
    A video conversion dialog box is displayed. Select or enter the desired output directory (folder to which to save the converted video) and click [Start].
    • Multiple files can be converted at the same time by dragging and dropping files that have not been converted.
    • Conversion may take some time depending on conditions such as the length of the video.
    • The extension of the converted data is ".mp4". Videos do not need to be converted again the next time they are viewed.
    • The playback/display screen can be operated as follows:
      Operations with mouse:
      Drag to scroll within a video.
      Zoom in or out using the mouse wheel.
      Operations with keyboard:
      Zoom in by pressing PgUp.
      Zoom out by pressing PgDn.
      Scroll by pressing ←↑↓→.
    • A full screen display can be launched by selecting [Display] → [Full Screen]. Press Esc to close the full screen display.

Closing the Video

Select [File] → [Close] in the menu.

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