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by The New York Times Company

Price: Free

Through virtual reality, The New York Times puts you at the center of the stories that only we can tell.

From embedding with Iraqi forces as they fight to retake Falluja from ISIS to climbing the spire of the World Trade Center with professional mountaineer Jimmy Chin or setting foot on the alien world of Pluto, NYT VR delivers on the promise of VR to bring you to places you can’t normally go.

Experience our award-winning virtual reality films by New York Times journalists in an immersive 360-degree video experience.

For the most immersive NYT VR experience, watch our VR films with Google Cardboard. If you don’t have one, you can still watch our VR stories on your smartphone.

We’ll be posting new virtual reality films every month or so.

App Features:
-Exclusive 360 videos for Cardboard or smartphone-only mode
-Option to stream or download films

Have feedback? Need help? Email NYTVR@nytimes.com.

NYT VR App Details & Overview

NYT VR is an application developed by The New York Times Company and released on iOS. The app is compatible with iOS 9.0 or later on the following devices: iPhone 7, iPhone 6, iPad Pro, iPad Mini and iPod Touch 6G or newer.

Download the NYT VR app and use on your iPhone or iPad. Click here to download the app for Android or Windows devices.

Developer site: Support

What's new in version 2.2.6

Fixed an issue that was impacting the network connection of some users

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  • Initial release v2.2.6 Nov 4, 2015

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App Data

Current Version: 2.2.6
File Size: 20Mb
Genre: News
Publisher: The New York Times Company
Content Rating: 12+
Users Rating: 3.00 (403 reviews)
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A New Viewing World

Rated 5 out of 5
By NY WSReader on June 23, 2017
Crazy and amazing. An eye opener. Thank you.

Cool app

Rated 5 out of 5
By itssophaloaf on June 10, 2017

Fascinating immersive experience

Rated 5 out of 5
By Mr. Opinionated on May 28, 2017
Keep pushing the envelope, this is great. Tangential note: perhaps the photographer could have positioned the camera to make the...


Rated 5 out of 5
By PurpleMermaid883 on May 22, 2017
This is the absolute best app that there is. I've never seen anything so exhilarating!

Content amazing; please add one thing

Rated 4 out of 5
By Illlluomo on April 29, 2017
Can you please add the option to increase the gap between the stereo screens? I'm constantly cross eyed while using...

Great Content! But hard to find.

Rated 4 out of 5
By MrFricano on March 7, 2017
I love the consistent and current content! But I wish there was a search feature to make it easier to...

Great app

Rated 5 out of 5
By Zo11201 on February 25, 2017
Beautiful app

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