New Skins & Hotspot icons

New Skins & Hotspot icons

A little pre-christmas gift to all of you: Two new skins - one for cars, one for boats and lots of new hotspots by popular request. Enjoy making them yours! You can find the new skins and hotspot icons included for free in your latest version of 3DVista Virtual Tour...

What's new?

What's new?

An update so big, it deserves a little bit of exposure. All new features explained.

Skin Editor Revolution: #2 Dual Skins

Skin Editor Revolution: #2 Dual Skins

Detect automatically whether your audience comes from desktop or mobile and lead them to the respective, completely optimized virtual tour design.

Start Point Options

Start Point Options

The four options to start a new panorama – explained and demonstrated with videos.

Brand New: Offline Virtual Tours for Oculus Go & Quest

Brand New: Offline Virtual Tours for Oculus Go & Quest

Have your tours as offline "apps" on your Computers, Android phones and -what may be most interesting for you all- Oculus Go and Quest! Hosted by 3DVista or on your own server, you can now download your tours for offline use.

Advanced Analytics

Advanced Analytics

NEW: Track and analyse detailed interaction inside your tours to improve their performance and report hard facts.

Little Planet Effect

Little Planet Effect

VT PRO's last update (2019.2.1) introduced a new perspective and intro effect that was widely requested (yep, it is admittedly a fun little feature). It's called little planet (or tiny planet or small planet...) and it'll start your tour from a bird's eye view from...

How to play your tours on Samsung Gear VR

How to play your tours on Samsung Gear VR

Making your tours VR compatible is as easy as selecting one of the VR buttons (the goggle icon) from the library and placing it in your virtual tour. The user then has two options to open your tour on a mobile phone (and VR headsets based on mobile phones): They can...

Multiresolution – New Viewer Technology

Multiresolution – New Viewer Technology

We've been dying to write this post: For the past 9 months, our team has been working on a complete make-over of our virtual tour viewer technology. We implemented multiresolution, which improves loading times a lot and lets you include much bigger…

Stitching Panoramas from 360º Cameras

Stitching Panoramas from 360º Cameras

With the surge of decent 360º cameras, we get asked a lot how to best stitch the images they take. The answer is: Use the stitching software that these cameras come with. Why? Well, every camera provider develops his own stitching app that works…

Thumbnails on Social Media

Thumbnails on Social Media

We get asked this a lot, so here's a post on how to share a link to your virtual tour on social media WITH a thumbnail.  Good news for 3DVista Hosting Users For all of those using 3DVista Hosting, you will have noticed that the program automatically assigns a...

Extend your icon library

Extend your icon library

Did you know that you can save our sample icons to your library? All you need to do is download our demo tours, open them in VT PRO and click on the icon you want to save. Click on the little orange settings icon right below and select "Save this…

New: Linking GSV tours to a Business

New: Linking GSV tours to a Business

It was by far the most requested feature for the new 3DVista GSV workshop - Linking to a Business. We heard you and squeezed it into our development plan 🙂 Now, you really do have a one-stop shop and can upload your virtual tour onto Google Street View tutti...

Upload your tours to Google Street View

Upload your tours to Google Street View

Finally available for everyone: We have moved the Google Street View Publisher from our beta version to the official Virtual Tour PRO software. But not only that, we have also implemented the function to link your Street View Virtual Tour with a…

UPDATE 2019.1.1: Google Street View

UPDATE 2019.1.1: Google Street View

The Google Street View Publisher has been moved from the beta version to our official Virtual Tour PRO. And as requested by so many of you, it allows you to link your GSV tours to a business form inside the software, as well 😉 These are some of the other new features...

Semana Santa in 360º

Semana Santa in 360º

Semana Santa, the Holy Week in Spain is the annual tribute of the Passion for Jesus Christ celebrated by Catholic fraternities (Spanish: cofradías). During the last week of Lent, the week immediately before Easter, the streets are filled with…

How to get your Gyroscope back on iOS

How to get your Gyroscope back on iOS

You may have noticed that, when opening your virtual tours on an iPhone or iPad, the tours don't behave as they used to. Before, you could physically turn and rotate the phone to look around. Now, the screen is fix and you need to use your finger to…

CLOSED — Looking for "Google Street View Publishing" beta testers—

CLOSED — Looking for "Google Street View Publishing" beta testers—

We're looking for a small group of people wanting to get a head start and beta test what was probably one of the most anxiously awaited new features: Google Street View. If you would like to be one of our 10 beta testers and are a registered 3DVista user (you have a...

Virtual Tours on YouTube

Virtual Tours on YouTube

3DVista VT PRO includes a new export format which converts your virtual tour into a 360º video, ready to be uploaded onto "video-only" platforms and thus significantly increasing your reach. e get asked this a lot, and yes, you can upload your...

Virtual Tours offline on Oculus Rift – UPDATED

Virtual Tours offline on Oculus Rift – UPDATED

3DVista is one of the few virtual tour programs that allow you to create tours that can be shown offline in non-autonomous VR devices, such as Oculus Rift, HTC Vive or Microsoft Mixed Reality. Because we get asked this a lot - here's a detail description of how to get...

NEW UPDATE: 2019.0.8

NEW UPDATE: 2019.0.8

The existing just got better 😉  Improvements for Adaptive 360 Video (requires "clean cache").  Fixed a problem with loading the viewer selected in the "Media Control" action (reported by B P). Fixed an incorrect height in the preview with the "Open Popup Media" and a...

Animated Hotspots (APNG's)

Animated Hotspots (APNG's)

It goes without saying that image quality is critical for determining whether your virtual tour will be conceived as professional or not. But equally as decisive is the design around it, the design of your skin. Subconsciously, a visitor will judge…

NEW UPDATE: 2019.0.7

NEW UPDATE: 2019.0.7

Permission to select all media elements (including media outside of the Carousel) in the "Custom" option for Thumbnail List and Dropdown components. Fixed the zoom value, which wasn't updated in 360º Video when you changed from one media to another (reported by...

Deep Linking

Deep Linking

Want certain customers to open your tour at a certain point, room or even hotspot? No problem. 3DVista now features deep linking on media and even hotspot level. This means you can send custom links (of one and the same virtual tour) that determine…

3DVista API Calls for Scorm 1.2

3DVista API Calls for Scorm 1.2

Connect your 3DVista virtual tours to your LMS platform using our API. irtual Tours are the perfect tool for training, exams, interactive tests etc. They have proven to trigger levels of engagement that maximize attention and thus knowledge...

NEW UPDATE 2019.0.4: Deep Linking, Partial Panoramas and more

NEW UPDATE 2019.0.4: Deep Linking, Partial Panoramas and more

New Deep Linking "trigger-overlay-name" and "trigger-overlay-event" options for the tour url. Allows you to customize a tour's URL so that it opens directly in specific spots and with specific hotspots. This allows you to send customized URL's of your tour that...