Did you know there was a standalone Vimeo app for Final Cut Pro X that installs a new custom export destination? No, we didn't either and this new video featuring Tohm Sansani from Vimeo explains all.
I couldn't tell you the number of times I've exported a Master File and uploaded directly to Vimeo from a web browser. Yes, yes...Final Cut Pro X has had a Vimeo Share Destination for years. However, you've only been able to upload in some variant of H.264.
Vimeo has to output new lower resolution versions of the file you upload. Because of that, I've always tried to upload ProRes 422 or ProRes 422 LT. Previously, that was impossible. Not so with the new Vimeo Desktop app. You can now export to ProRes and other advanced codecs directly from Final Cut Pro X. With the caption tools released in FCPX 10.4.1, you can now upload captions directly to Vimeo.
The new Vimeo Desktop app allows you to upload multiple videos at once. You can even play videos back directly in the app. You can adjust the settings for the video within the app, and even get links for sharing, embedding, and review pages.
Tohm Sansani, from Vimeo, did a great presentation on these features at the Faster, Together Stage. Watch this quick 7 minute video to get a sense of the flexibility available in the new Vimeo Desktop app.
Patrick taught FCPX as a Trainer at an Apple Store in Tulsa, Oklahoma when it came out in 2011. He in now an Editor and Assistant Editor in Los Angeles and is Chief Workflow Officer at LumaForge.
You can follow him on Twitter @jpsouthern