360-degree videos, also known as immersive videos or spherical videos, are video recordings where a view in every direction is recorded at the same time, shot using an omnidirectional camera or a collection of cameras.
In most cases, the 360 degree VR video is formatted with MP4 or MKV container formats, which can be seen from YouTube VR videos and Facebook 360 videos. Besides, you can also watch 4K 360 video online with flash video format like FLV, WebM, MPEG, etc.
YouTube supports uploading and playback of 180° or 360° spherical videos on computers in Chrome, Firefox, MS Edge, and Opera browsers. You can also watch 180° and 360° videos on YouTube app or on the YouTube VR app available on most VR headsets. … On mobile devices, use the latest version of the YouTube app.