Virtual Reality or what is commonly known as VR has become the latest trend in the world of technology. Many companies have released their own version of VR headsets and interest in VR gaming is at an all-time high. While usually Mac computers have not been considered by many tech fans as being used with VR technology, recent developments established otherwise. This is because the recent Mac VR desktop brings the macOS to the Oculus Rift VR headset.
VR headsets have become very common these days, with the launch of the Oculus Rift, HTC Vive, and Samsung Gear VR. While these headsets can be used with Android and Windows devices, Mac users have not really been given the same benefit. Thankfully, the Recent VR Desktop for Mac app has changed all that.
VR Desktop for Mac
According to 9to5Mac, a new app developed by Cindori which is called VR Desktop for Mac allows users to enjoy a VR experience of the macOS. This can be experienced on the popular Oculus Rift VR headset. Very soon though other VR headsets will likely get support for the new app.
The VR Desktop for Mac allows users to experience a multi-monitor workspace where they can interact with macOS using a virtual desktop. This is certainly a very exciting development for Mac users as VR related apps and support have not been that common. Thankfully, the VR Desktop for Mac is just the beginning.
The same report mentions that in the past there were concerns that the Oculus Rift will not support Mac devices. The main issue was that the GPUs of the computers were thought to be less powerful than what the VR headset would require. Luckily, Cindori found a way around this by building a “custom state-of-the-art VR framework” which ensures that there will always be a smooth experience on Mac devices.
Aside from creating a virtual multi-monitor set-up, the VR Desktop for Mac likewise allows users to create custom environments. This is extremely useful for enjoying movies and game as an example of this is watching a movie inside a VR cinema environment. This is only the beginning though as Cindori is likely going to find more exciting features for the new app.
For those users who want to get the VR Desktop for Mac, the app costs $19.99. You can try out the app for free though as there is a free trial available from the Cindori website before you make the purchase. Be sure to check back here soon for more news and updates about this and other trending topics in the world of tech.