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100% Workable Ways to Record Vimeo Videos on Windows or Mac

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If you want to watch Vimeo videos offline, you need to download or record Vimeo videos for playback. The basic Vimeo members are not allowed to download Vimeo videos. But if you upgrade to Vimeo Plus, Pro, Business or Premium membership, you can download videos from Vimeo.

However, not all Vimeo videos are downloadable. Even though you subscribe to Vimeo, you still fail to download Vimeo videos if the creator disabled the ability of downloading. To download private Vimeo videos, you need to use a screen recorder to record and save a Vimeo video to your computer or phone.

This article will show you 2 effective ways to record Vimeo videos on Mac and Windows. You can get 100% success rate to download private Vimeo videos with sound quickly.

Record Vimeo Videos

Part 1: How to Record Vimeo Videos Not Available for Download

Why you are suggested to record Vimeo videos instead of downloading with Vimeo video URL? Actually, most online video downloaders are not available. You cannot save Vimeo videos with the original quality. Sometimes the online video downloader will fail to extract the video content from Vimeo. If you want to download HD video and audio from Vimeo, you can run Vidmore Screen Recorder to record private Vimeo video as MP4 or other formats with high quality.

Moreover, you can trim the Vimeo video recording to remove the unwanted clips flexibly. To quickly capture Vimeo video, you can set hotkeys to fully control the Vimeo recording process. In addition, you can add text, arrow and more effects to the Vimeo video while recording. Generally speaking, you can screen record any Vimeo with audio in high resolution.

  1. Record any Vimeo video without the permission.
  2. Add real-time drawing tools and mouse effects to your Vimeo video recording.
  3. Take a screenshot on Vimeo video of the whole screen or single window.
  4. Save Vimeo video as GIF, MP4 and other formats.
  5. Share Vimeo recording to Facebook, Twitter, Vimeo, YouTube and more directly.
  6. Work with Windows 10/8.1/8/7 and Mac OS X 10.10 or above.

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Step 1: Launch Vidmore Screen Recorder. Choose Video Recorder to record Vimeo videos with audio.

Video Recorder

Step 2: Trigger on Display, System Sound and Microphone options based on your need. Set the Vimeo screen capture area by pixel or window.

System Sound

Step 3: Click the Menu icon on the top right corner. In the Preferences window, you can manage Vimeo video recording settings and preferences. Click OK to save changes.


Step 4: To record Vimeo video on your computer, click the huge REC button. You can click Edit to add text and more to the Vimeo recording video.


Step 5: When you stop recording, you will be in the Preview window. Here you can use the built-in video trimmer to extract video clip. Later, click Save to download Vimeo video.


Part 2: How to Download Vimeo Videos Authorized for Download

If the Vimeo video creator enables the Vimeo downloading feature, and you just subscribe to Vimeo, you can download Vimeo videos directly. It is supported to download Vimeo videos online as mobile, SD or HD format in different resolutions.

Step 1: Open the Vimeo video you want to save.

Step 2: Click the Download option under the displayed Vimeo video.

Step 3: Choose the video resolution in the popping-up window. (Check how to improve video resolution)

Step 4: Now you can download a video from Vimeo.

Note: You can right-click on the Vimeo video link and choose Save as or Save target as to download a Vimeo video on PC. As for Mac users, you need to hold down the Control key while clicking the link. Later, you can download a Vimeo video on Mac for free.

Download Vimeo Videos Authorized for Download

That’s all to download and record Vimeo videos on your Windows and Mac computer. If you have the Vimeo subscription, there is a possibility to download video from Vimeo directly. But if the creator disables the Vimeo downloading feature, you still fail to download Vimeo videos. For people who want to download videos from Vimeo and other video streaming sites, you can run Vidmore Screen Recorder to record all online streaming videos. Even Vimeo basic users can view and record any video from Vimeo successfully.

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