Top 20 VR Apps for iOS and Android Device

VR Apps

VR, abbreviation of Virtual Reality, is the most advanced technology today. Unlike other advanced technology, VR is not far away from our daily life. According to a recent survey, there are millions of people around the world are using it. And more and more people are interested in VR. Google Daydream View, Google Cardboard, and Samsung Gear VR are the most popular mobile VR headsets on market. But without VR applications, you cannot experience the amazing world. So, in this article, we are going to show you top 20 VR apps to help you access the immersive experiences easily.

1. YouTube

Since YouTube released the feature for users to view and upload 360 degree videos and VR videos in 2015, there is a lot of VR content. If you are just beginning your road to VR world, we suggest you use Google Cardboard.

Step 1: Open YouTube app on your home scree. If you do not have YouTube, you can download it in Play Store.

Step 2: Go to the VR channel by typing in 360 in search bar, if you cannot find the 360 channel on the menu list.

Step 3: Choose the VR video you are interested and tap on the Cardboard icon at bottom right corner to switch in immersive mode.

Step 4: Put your phone into the Google Cardboard.

That is all! You can enjoy the amazing world immediately.

YouTube

2. Google Cardboard

iOS & Android

Google Cardboard is a dedicated VR app for VR headset with the same name. Its features include:

  • 1. View 3D objects in museum.
  • 2. Hike in urbans around the world.
  • 3. Experience Arctic journey.
Google Cardboard

3. Jaunt VR

iOS & Android

Jaunt VR is a popular tool to get immersive experience. With it, you can:

  • 1. Get into college football.
  • 2. View VR documentaries.
  • 3. Experience adventure travel.
Jaunt VR

4. VRSE

Android & iOS

VRSE is another free way to get awesome VR experiences on smartphone. Its experiences include:

  • 1. Walk in New York City.
  • 2. Waves of Grace.
  • 3. Song for Someone.
  • 4. Evolution of verse.
VRSE

5. Within – VR

iOS & Android

Within – VR is one of the best VR apps to discover VR content. It offers:

  • 1. Popular VR content from finest VR creators.
  • 2. 3D spatial VR audio.
  • 3. 360 degree experience without headsets.
S Within – VR

6. NYT VR

Android & iOS

NYT VR is new way to access news and reports. Principal content of this VR app covers:

  • 1. News stories, like Iraqi forces fighting to retake Falluja.
  • 2. Adventure experience, like climbing World Trade Center.
  • 3. Travel on Pluto.
NYT VR

7. Orbulus

iOS & Android

Orbulus offers an amazing method to travel around the world. With it, you can:

  • 1. Stand on Mars.
  • 2. Experience King Arthur's Glastonbury Tor.
  • 3. Visit Salt Flats and more.
Orbulus

8. Seene

iOS & Android

Seene is a dedicated VR app to view 360 degree photos. Its key features include:

  • 1. Support Google Cardboard.
  • 2. Capture 3D photos with your handsets.
  • 3. Share 360 degree photos to the community.
Seene

9. Incell VR

Android & iOS

Incell VR is more than a VR game. Within this VR app, you can experience:

  • 1. Unusual micro world of human cell.
  • 2. Biological science about who we are.
  • 3. Immersive world with Google Cardboard.
Incell VR

10. RYOT VR

Android & iOS

RYOT VR is a new platform helps you to understand our real world. Its basic features include:

  • 1. View 360 degree news stories.
  • 2. Watch VR movies.
  • 3. Stream VR films using Google Cardboard.
RYOT VR

11. Sisters: A Virtual Reality Ghost Story

iOS & Android

If you like ghost stories, Sisters: A Virtual Reality Ghost Story is a good choice. Its basic features include:

  • 1. Tell a ghost story in immersive method.
  • 2. Support VR head tracking.
  • 3. Offer responsive environment and interactive experiences.
Virtual Reality Ghost Story

12. AAA VR Cinema

Android

As its name said, AAA VR Cinema is a VR app for enjoy movies. Its main features include:

  • 1. Supports Google Cardboard and other VR headsets.
  • 2. View 180 or 360 degree videos.
  • 3. Integrate 4 head tracking modes.
AAA VR Cinema

13. Expeditions

Android

Expeditions is a VR education app for Android phones. Its basic features include:

  • 1. Learn natural world in VR with classmates.
  • 2. Contain over 200 VR experiences.
  • 3. Connect the whole classroom without internet.
Expeditions

14. Google Street View

Android & iOS

Now, Google Street View allows you to browse the real world in a different view. Its key features include:

  • 1. Explore world landmark and cities in immersive world.
  • 2. Capture 360 degree street photos.
  • 3. Show the city you live in.
Google Street View

15. Titans of Space

Android

Titans of Space is a special VR app for Android users. Its amazing features include:

  • 1. Take you to the real universe space.
  • 2. Feel the dynamic of each planet.
  • 3. Learn Solar System in immersive experiences.
Titans of Space

16. Google Arts and Culture

iOS & Android

Google Arts and Culture offers a special way to visit museums. Its key features include:

  • 1. Travel famous museums around the world.
  • 2. Enjoy art works in immersive world.
  • 3. Supports Cardboard and other VR headsets.
Google Arts and Culture

17. Cardboard Camera

Android

Cardboard Camera is another VR app developed by Google. Its features include:

  • 1. Capture VR photos on smartphone.
  • 2. Experience VR content.
  • 3. Share VR photos to community.
Cardboard Camera

18. Netflix VR

Android

Netflix VR is the official VR app from Netflix. Its key features include:

  • 1. Contains tons of VR content.
  • 2. Watch 2D or VR movies in virtual world.
  • 3. Supports Gear VR.
Netflix VR

19. Discovery VR

Android & iOS

If you are the fans of Discovery, this VR app is a good choice. Its basic features include:

  • 1. Include a large collection of VR content.
  • 2. Create playlist of VR videos.
  • 3. Support all major VR headsets.
Discovery VR

20. GoPro VR

Android & iOS

GoPro VR is not only a VR experience app, but also a VR content making tool. Its features include:

  • 1. Capture 360 degree videos with GoPro cameras.
  • 2. Share VR content to community.
  • 3. View VR videos with or without VR headsets.
GoPro VR

Conclusion

VR is rapidly becoming the prevalent entertainment. Although the VR headsets work with PCs, such as Oculus VR, PlayStation VR and HTC Vive, are popular among VR enthusiasts; mobile VR headsets are more affordable. Can you imagine that you can access VR world with less than $30? Google Cardboard and other low end mobile VR headsets are more suitable for beginners. To help you get VR experiences, we have shared top 20 VR apps available to iOS and Android. If you have a VR headset, you can go to the immersive world right now.