Mark, I was in this thread http://www.vimeo.com/forums/topic:36788 I've been using the same compression for a while now with no problem. It still didn't work with the desktop uploader. As you suggested, it worked with the web uploader. Could it…
Laurin Gérin commented on Desktop Uploader Hangs at 99% - stuck on finishing - restart app and persist
I'm having the exact same problem right now. I close the uploader and it comes back the same way, hanging at 99% and it says "Finishing".