How To Create 3d Image On Facebook (Smart-phone & computer)

How To Create 3d Image On Facebook

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Do you want to grab your friends’ attention with interactive 3D images but you don’t know how to make it?? If your answer to that question is yes then you have landed in the right place. This article explains step by step and everything you need to know on how to create 3d image on Facebook.

How To Create 3d Image On Facebook



What is a Facebook 3D photo?

3D photo is new feature on Facebook designed to uses machine learning to turn any ordinary photo into a 3D image
that can be viewed from different perspectives if you tilt or rotate your phone, or scroll past.

How to Take a 3D Photo for Facebook Using-Supported Devices..

If by chance you have one of the phones listed on the table below then taking a 3D Photo is very easy.

Samsung Galaxy Note 8iPhone SE
Samsung Galaxy Note 9iPhone 6S
Samsung Galaxy S9+, S10iPhone 7, 7+
Samsung Galaxy S10E, S10+, S10 5GiPhone 8, 8+
Samsung Galaxy FoldiPhone X, XR
Google Pixel, Pixel XLiPhone XS, XS Max
Google Pixel 2, Pixel 2XLiPhone 11
Google Pixel 3, Pixel 3XLiPhone 11 Pro
Google Pixel 4, Pixel 4XLiPhone 11 Pro Max

It should be noted that though there only some models of smartphones that supports posting 3d photos, this does not
mean that the 3d effect will not work on other devices that not on the list. The vast majority of users will view
Facebook 3D photos on their smartphones.

How To Create 3d Image On Facebook

How to Post 3D  on Facebook??

Take a picture on your phone using either Portrait Mode or Live Focus mode

1.Open the Facebook app

2.Tap ‘What’s on your mind’.

3.Scroll down and tap ‘3D photo’.

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4.Select a photo, then wait for it to be processed.

5.Preview the 3D effect by moving your phone.

6.Add text and any other content to your post, then tap ‘Post’.

Create 3D photos on Facebook from a desktop computer/ Laptop

In order to create 3D photos on Facebook from a computer(Browser), you’ll first need to create a depth map file.

What is Depth map??

A depth map is an image that contains information about the distance between the surface of objects from a given
point of view. A depth map is created from a source image and is generally in grayscale format.


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How To Create Depth Map?

There several ways/techniques to create a depth map that can be used successfully to make Facebook 3d images. But this
article covers only one method which we think is the quickest and easiest method to create a depth map. Here i will show
you how you can create a depth map using online tools called Depth Map Generator.

To some people using Depth Map Generator online tool will not be enough as the tool does not provide a wide range
of editing options. If you want to create a pro-looking 3d image i suggest you use Adobe Photoshop to create a depth
map and then jump to step no 3.

Steps to create a Depth map

1.Google search 3D photo depth map generator or click HERE to view the tool

2.Click on choose file and then upload the image you want to post as 3d

3.Once upload finished click on the generated depth map to download it

4.NOTE for this method to work depth map should be named as “original image name_depth” as shown below


Once you have the two files (image and depth map) Drag and drop both images on Facebook’s Create Post box to post 3d.




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