This article provides the steps to stream to Vimeo using Socialive.


To stream to Vimeo, you need to:

  • Have a Vimeo subscription with live streaming enabled.
  • Be a Socialive Administrator in your Socialive account.


  1. Go to
  2. Click New Video > Create Live Event. Create and configure your Vimeo live event.
  3. You will see two tabs on the right side while you are on Vimeo's Live Preview page; click on Connect (RTMP).
  4. Copy the RTMPS URL and Stream Key for your event.
  5. In Socialive Studio, under the Broadcast Live tab, click the Vimeo logo.
  6. In the pop-up that appears, click Add RTMP.
  7. Another pop-up will appear. Enter the following information:
    1. Label - By default, this is named Vimeo. You can change this as needed.
    2. Server URL - Paste the RTMPS URL you copied from Vimeo.
    3. Stream Key - Paste the Stream Key you copied from Vimeo.
  8. Click Save.
  9. Set up your broadcast in Socialive. When you are ready, click Start Broadcast.
  10. If you enabled preview in Vimeo, you would need to click Go Live on the Live Preview page.
  11. When you are ready to end your stream, click End Event in Vimeo and then End Broadcast in Socialive.

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