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ALVR - Air Light VR

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Stream VR games from your PC to your headset via Wi-Fi.
ALVR uses technologies like Asynchronous Timewarp and Fixed Foveated Rendering for a smoother experience.
All games that work with an Oculus Rift (s) should work with ALVR.
This is a fork of ALVR.

Headset Support
Oculus Quest ✔️
Oculus Quest 2 ✔️
Oculus Go ✔️ (no controller)
GearVR ❌ (use this)


  • Oculus Quest, Oculus Quest 2 or Oculus Go on the latest firmware

  • SteamVR

  • High-end gaming PC

    • Windows 10 May 2020 update is recommended. If you are on an older version, you need to install Chrome or another Chromium based browser.
    • Minimum supported OS version is Windows 8.
    • NVIDIA GPU that supports NVENC (Supported GPUs) (or with an AMD GPU that supports AMF VCE) with the latest driver.
    • Laptops with an onboard (Intel HD, AMD iGPU) and an additional dedicated GPU (NVidia GTX/RTX, AMD HD/R5/R7): you should assign the dedicated GPU or "high performance graphics adapter" to the applications ALVR, SteamVR for best performance and compatibility. (NVidia: Nvidia control panel->3d settings->application settings; AMD: similiar way)
  • 802.11ac 5Ghz wireless or ethernet wired connection

    • It is recommended to use 802.11ac 5Ghz for the headset and ethernet for PC
    • You need to connect both the PC and the headset to same router (or use a routed connection as described here)


Follow the installation guide here.


Follow the guide here.


  • Please check the Troubleshooting page. The original repository wiki can also help.
  • You can find some setup advice here.


Open ALVR Launcher.exe, go to Installation tab then press Remove firewall rules. Close ALVR window and delete the ALVR folder.

If you have a version prior to v12.0 you need to launch remove_firewall_rules.bat and driver_uninstall.bat in the installation folder.

Build from source

You can follow the guide here


ALVR is licensed under the MIT License.

Privacy policy

ALVR apps do not directly collect any kind of data.


If you want to support this project you can make a donation to our Open Source Collective account.

You can also donate to the original author of ALVR using Paypal ([email protected]) or with bitcoin (1FCbmFVSjsmpnAj6oLx2EhnzQzzhyxTLEv).

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