One of our primary purposes in life is to make it easy for anyone (and also everyone) to watch and share videos on Vimeo. And by partnering with other companies and services, we’re able to bring Vimeo goodness to all kinds of screens and people. The latest news in this realm is that, as of right this moment, Vimeo is available on the just-launched Amazon Fire TV.

Amazon Fire TV is a tiny box that connects to your television, and with the Vimeo app you can use it to seamlessly stream Staff Picks, Vimeo On Demand titles, and other awesome videos right on your big screen (we're assuming you have a big one), in gorgeous 1080p HD.

What's that? You're already on the Amazon Fire TV train? You're the conductor? Well, look at you. Then get yourself started by signing up or logging in to your Vimeo account. Once you’re logged in, you'll have access to all your videos and likes, and of course your cherished Watch Later queue.

We worked closely and intimately and discreetly with the Amazon team to make Vimeo and Amazon Fire TV the hottest couple around. Take a gander, please, and send any feedback our way!

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53 Comments

MILTON

MILTON

sweet, but i dont understand how do use it?

Chris Tevebaugh

Chris Tevebaugh Plus

Did not expect this today! Nicely played Vimeo... nicely played indeed.

lu

lu

what about a decent android app?...

H. Paul Moon

H. Paul Moon Plus

Exactly. Android. FIRST priority (because first in market share, and broken for over a year).

Rod

Rod

Guys, Chromecast take only 1 day to implement, as my developer my show me.

Anyway, Vimeo is Wonderful!! Congratulations for this free, and uncensored video platform!

Jämtfilm AB

Jämtfilm AB

Very cool!
What about X-Box? Over here in Scandinavia we don't even have access to Amazon's streaming services at all. There's an app for YouTube and Dailymotion, but not Vimeo.

Jämtfilm AB

Jämtfilm AB

You're not on X-Box here in Sweden though.

Tino Hernandez

Tino Hernandez

almost afraid to continue and love you, vimeo, an' ymore for fear of facebook acquiring.... goobling all things good up.... or to use the term "romneyizing" the world... the mba's war path

Matt Schwarz

Matt Schwarz Staff

We appreciate your concern, however Facebook wouldn't have enough room for the unicorns, so it's a deal breaker.

Dustin

Dustin Plus

I would actually cry if that happened.

Gab Ferneiné

Gab Ferneiné Plus

Sweet ! How about changing the interface for us old fashioned laptop users ? :)

Joseph  Otieno Adamson

Joseph Otieno Adamson PRO

This is great news well done Vimeo may be one day we will be able to stream live on Vimeo
Can I tell my viewwrs about Amazon's box?

Ben Estabrook

Ben Estabrook Plus

Great! But considering that the PS3 has been out for seven years and the Amazon Fire TV has been out for one day, I would have hoped that you would put the resources into supporting an install base of 80 million users vs the few folks who just ran out and bought the Fire TV. I do appreciate the support of Fire TV, I'm just saying...

Matt Schwarz

Matt Schwarz Staff

That's really up to Sony to reach out to us. Hopefully we'll get something going one day!

Elías Poveda

Elías Poveda

Cool, now you can update the Android app.

ThPrime

ThPrime

Aha! I was wondering why Vimeo hasn't come to Chromecast yet. Neener neener.

Vimeo's HTML5 wrapper already offers amazing, excellent performance from inside an Android browser (better than the, uh, Vimeo app, sorry) You're 90% of the way there to the blue button of casting goodness. So close.

Keep on being the best.

H. Paul Moon

H. Paul Moon Plus

Vimeo has never apologized for their broken Android app in over a year, so no need for you to apologize first...

Mean Advantage Productions

Mean Advantage Productions PRO

Hey Matt, thanks for all you do. I can't seem to retrieve my videos beyond 10 months ago. Is there a limit as to how far in the past we can access our content?

Thank you

Andrys Basten

Andrys Basten

Am I missing a Search function on the Amazon Fire TV Vimeo app ?? It's the only video app I've used that doesn't have an easily findable Searchbar function.

I can see "Watch Later" category and whatever you put in MyFeed, but I cannot put a Staff Pick I see, on my laptop, onto the Fire TV.

On the Amazon box, the Vimeo Staff Picks don't include older videos like the two Project Yosemite time-lapse videos, but I want to see them on the larger TV.

On my laptop win 8.1 I see no "Watch Later" button (that I could then use on the Fire TV) and when I create an Album on Vimeo, via laptop Windows, that does no good for FireTV.

Am I just missing a searchbar that is actually there? Thanks for any help.

Otherwise, it runs well on the new Amazon settop..

monsoonman

monsoonman

Outstanding. A new in to the Next Gen.

Raul Miranda

Raul Miranda Plus

I second all calls for a better Android App and a Chromecast button. I know, and understand these things take time, but smaller companies seem to be able to do it quicker than Vimeo. Again, i love vimeo, but voicing my opinion that you are being VERY slow in some areas...And im only annoyed because i want to watch more of your stuff! :)

Johnnie Baker Jr

Johnnie Baker Jr Plus

We the independent film directors, producers will have a playing field that will give consumers all over the world to review our hard work .
I love Vimeo for being so creative and affordable keep up the good work.
Platinum Kiss Ent & Baker Films Inc
C.E.O JOHNNIE BAKER JR

overlandtrailer

overlandtrailer

Plan to use it. Thanks Vimeo!!!

Now an android app that is worth using.

anastazia

anastazia

plan to use it. thanks vimeo!!!

Harry Llama

Harry Llama Plus

Can't get any vimeo videos to play on our amazon fire tv. Not sure what the problem is! Tried my own videos, some of the vimeo learning videos - nothing! No problem playing amazon prime movies.

Mike S.

Mike S.

It doesn't seem to have a search function. That makes it useless for me.

Kira Elste

Kira Elste PRO

Just curious, will Vimeo on Demand be available on Amazon Fire as well? Thanks! Kira

Garbear Productions

Garbear Productions Plus

Change is ok, but I am NOT a fan of I-Tunes. As long as you have a app for mobile devices, it's all good. I don't have pay tv, so this new addition is good for some but not all. Maybe a general app for Win 8? How about adding a app for VIZIO tv menu of their apps?

What Ever

What Ever

We have Amazon Fire TV, and a problem I've noticed with the Vimeo app is that, if the bandwidth is insufficient to play the video straight through, it pauses while it downloads. Which is fine.

However, normally, a person would pause the video until it's downloaded completely.

But when you pause the video, it stops downloading. So the *only* way to watch videos (in a bandwidth constrained environment) is bit... by.... bit.... and.... it... gets .... frustr....at.....ing.

Michael Friedman

Michael Friedman

It takes an awfully long time for my PC to connect to VIMEO., What Gives?

Stephen Allen

Stephen Allen PRO

Thanks for working for us to get our movies more available to the world.

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