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AR for Shopify

What is AR, and how do Shopify AR works?

AR or augmented reality is a technology that provides an immersive experience of a real-world environment to the users. With the help of this technology, users can get an enhanced 3D view of the object. AR functionality in Shopify stores uses 3D models to provide an immersive experience to users, which helps better understand the products’ size and functions and increases sales.

Which Shopify Stores are using AR?

Yes, there are many small businesses or companies that are using AR in their Shopify stores.  

  • Pure Cycles sells fixed-gear bicycles at affordable prices both through online and physical retail. Through AR quick look and Safari browser, Pure Cycles provides this immersive experience to its users.
  • Horne is another Shopify store that is using AR technology. Horne offers unique home furnishings, and AR helps its customer to visualize their merchandising uniquely.
  • Nomatic offers an enhanced view of its travel gear products to its customers. Because of AR technology, users can now get the inside view of their popular bags; they can also spin the product and view the product from all angles.

What is the benefit of using AR functionality in a Shopify store?

The benefit of using AR functionality in a Shopify Store are:

  • Provides immersive buying experience to shoppers
  • Boost buyer's confidence in the quality of products
  • Engage Customers
  • Build loyalty
  • Increases Sales

What are the best themes for Shopify Store that supports AR?

Some of the best themes that support AR-based 3D models and videos on your Shopify Store are:

  • Brooklyn version 16.00 or higher
  • Narrative version 9.00 or higher
  • Debut version 16.00 or higher
  • Infinit- Multipurpose Responsive Shopify Theme
  • Modular Premium – Sectioned Responsive AR Theme
  • Yoriver - Multipurpose Responsive Shopify Theme

There are many more such themes available on the Shopify theme store, ThemeForest, and Envato Elements.  

How many AR-based products can I host on my Shopify store?

According to your Shopify plan, the number of Shopify hosted videos, or 3D models that you can host on your Shopify store are:

What are the best AR apps for Shopify Store?

Some of the best AR apps that you can use for your Shopify Store are:

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How can I add 3D models to my Shopify Store?

To add 3D models to your Shopify store, follow the given steps:

Step 1: Go to Shopify Admin Page, click on “Products”

Step 2: Select a Product or click on add new product

Step 3: Add a 3D Model or video through any of these ways-

  • Click on “Add Media” and select the file you want to upload
  • Drag and Drop the file you want to upload on Media Section
  • Click on “Add Media from URL” and then select any of:
  • Add Image: Add an image from the URL
  • Add Embed Video: Add the video of the product hosted on Vimeo or YouTube

How can I display products using video, 3D models, and augmented reality in Shopify?

To display products using video and 3D models using AR on your Shopify store, you need to use the most up-to-date version of the Shopify theme that supports 3D models and videos. You can also modify your current theme to support 3D models and videos.