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Oculus for Windows

  • Free
  • In English
  • V 1.52.0.0
  • 5
  • (4)
  • Security Status

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Free VR companion app

Oculus VR desktop is a gaming utility software by Facebook Technologies. It is a companion app to Oculus virtual reality headsets. In addition to managing the hardware, it allows you to download applications in the Oculus Store, and discover live VR events. You can also use the app to connect with your friends and enjoy the VR experience together. With Oculus, you can open a window to access apps from your computer's desktop inside your VR experience.

What is Oculus VR desktop?

The Oculus desktop application allows you to monitor Oculus devices and even customize VR settings. With its browsing and managing capabilities, it eliminates the need for third-party applications. The app will prove itself worthwhile for Oculus Quest and Oculus Go owners as it will allow you to broadcast your VR experience to your desktop, Oculus mobile app, or other streaming devices. You can add more capabilities by downloading applications from the Oculus Store. 

It hosts more than 1,000 VR games that you can play and interact with. Unlike Google Play and the App Store, Oculus allows you to install the apps remotely. Stay up to date with the latest apps and services by enabling push notifications for sales and upcoming releases. If VR doesn’t feel real to you anymore, you can use Oculus to book live events from all over the world. It will be just like you’re there. 

As a virtual reality related program, Oculus has heavy and strict requirements. For one, it can only work via a Wi-Fi connection and Bluetooth. The better your connection, the faster the program will render. Without a good internet connection, users will experience inconsistent framerates while using their headsets. Lastly, users can only log in to the app via their Facebook account. This is can be an issue for users with strict security requirements.

A must-have app for Oculus fans 

If you own an Oculus VR headset, this companion app is what you need to maximize the abilities of your device. The app allows you to customize settings, access compatible VR games, and attend VR events in real-time. Your experience will all boil down to whether you will be able to meet the internet speed requirements and if you’re comfortable with using Facebook as your login credentials.

PROS

  • Substantial selection of customization options
  • Notifies users of upcoming VR programs
  • Attend live events via virtual reality

CONS

  • Powerful requirements needed to run smoothly
  • Linked to social media accounts

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Oculus for PC

  • Free
  • In English
  • V 1.52.0.0
  • 5
  • (4)
  • Security Status

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