Can you change the 3D depth when viewing 3D photos ?

Discussion in '3DS - Console, Accessories and Hardware' started by pachura, Mar 30, 2011.

  1. pachura

    pachura GBAtemp Advanced Fan

    Dec 9, 2006
    Are you able to change the 3D depth using the slider when viewing 3D photos on 3DS ?

    If yes, it would mean that the slider controls the hardware parallax barrier.
    If not, it only controls the in-game 3D engine parameters...
  2. Awdofgum

    Awdofgum Wadofgum

    Mar 17, 2007
    United States
    yes you can
  3. TehSkull

    TehSkull Living the life

    Nov 29, 2009
    United States
    The picture itself moves.

    When you take the picture, each camera takes a far wider picture than is used in the 3D version. After taken, you can view it in the gallery, and adjust each picture's position using the Slide Pad, adding or removing depth.

    The parallax barrier stays in place. I can make a video documenting my proof of this, if need be.
  4. koji2009

    koji2009 GBAtemp Maniac

    Mar 13, 2009
    United States
    It's incredibly easy to prove that it's not the barrier that moves... All you have to do is close one eye play with the slider, you can see the image actually move further to the left/right (depending on which eye you close) as you raise/lower the slider.

    It's all 100% software, the barrier does not move.
  5. spiritofcat

    spiritofcat GBAtemp Advanced Fan

    Dec 20, 2007
    I heard that anything involving the actual 3D camera of the 3DS is not adjustable via the 3D slider other than to turn 3D on or off.
    To change the depth of the 3D effect you need to move the two points of view farther apart or closer together. The cameras on the front of the 3DS can't move closer or farther apart so it's impossible.
  6. TheNikkoMan

    TheNikkoMan Advanced Member

    Nov 11, 2010
    The cool thing with this is, despite the 3DS's usual way of using the 3D, with pictures you can actually make image appear popping out, instead of pushing in. Slide pad all the way to the left.