Vimeo: Download a Video for Captioning

This article demonstrates how to download a video directly from Vimeo to begin the captioning process. Please note that the capability to allow viewers to download the video is a Vimeo setting controlled by content owner. 

Step 1- Log into Vimeo

Log into Vimeo

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Step 2- Click on Library and Select your file

 After logging into Vimeo, click on "Library" in the menu to the left-hand side of the web page. Then, navigate to your desired video. Click on the video's thumbnail to be redirected to that video's dedicated page on Vimeo. 


Step 3- Download your video

After clicking on the video that needs to be captioned, click the three dots in the upper right-corner of the web page, then select "Download" from the dropdown menu. 


  • If a high definition source video was uploaded to Vimeo, you may be prompted to download the video as either an SD or HD mp4. Once selected, the mp4 will download to your computer.



Once the mp4 has been saved to your computer, you can upload the video to your 3Play Media account to create captions and subtitles.

See more information on uploading a video directly from your computer to 3Play Media

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