Creating VR content can be divided into three steps – pre-production, production, and post-production. Once you have passed the 1st two phases, ideation and shooting the scenes, the individual images or videos need to be stitched seamlessly for creating a VR effect. For this, you need to use VR stitching software that helps put together the multiple overlapping photos or videos, creating a cohesive visual experience.
Here is a list of some of the most popular VR stitching software, both free and paid:
1. Adobe Photoshop: A raster graphics program, which is easy to use and offers a versatile photo editing tool and a panorama stitching feature called Photomerge.
2. Hugin: Another popular user-friendly photo stitching software that is free to use. It has an impressive interface with some great features.
3. PTGUI Pro: One of the best panorama stitching software on this list, this VR stitching software is quite powerful and flexible.
4. PhotoStitcher: Compared to PTGui and Hugin, the intuitive panorama VR design software needs no previous technical know-how. Just upload your panoramic shots and leave them to the software to stitch them for you.
This list cites only a handful of the most popular stitching software, and there are a plethora of options you will find when you start excavating the internet. Choose the one which feels comfortable and feels right.