Connecting Vimeo to Altar Live

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Stephanie Antonucci Leathe

Last Updated:
November 18, 2020

You can connect two kinds of video from Vimeo:

  • Uploaded video (pre-recorded)
  • Live video (simulated live or live)

Connect a Live Vimeo Video

Follow the steps listed below, to easily use Vimeo Live with our Altar Live platform:

Finding Vimeo stream url

Step 1: Go to Vimeo.

Step 2: If you have a Vimeo account, login. Otherwise, create an account by clicking on Join.


Step 3: Once you are on the dashboard, navigate to Live events on the left sidebar menu.

Step 4: If you do not have a Premium subscription, you will need to upgrade.

Step 5: Once the account has been upgraded, you will be able to create a Live Event on Vimeo.

Step 6: Once you have your live stream set up, click Share in the Destinations section.

Step 7: Click Copy event link.


Connecting feed into Altar Live


Step 8: Open the Altar Live platform.

Step 9: Create an event as described here.

Step 10: On the Stream step, paste the URL copied from Vimeo to the URL field.

Step 11: To start the event on Altar, all you need to do is to click Go Live on Vimeo and Go Live on the upper panel of the event. 





Step 12: To end the Live Stream, click on the Host Options on the upper panel and then, End Event and Table Session For All from the drop-down menu

Connect an Uploaded Video (Pre-recorded)

You can connect an existing video on Vimeo to an Altar Live event. 

Finding Vimeo stream url

Step 1: Go to your Vimeo dashboard.

Step 2: Find the video on Vimeo. If your video is not yet on Vimeo, you can upload your video to in the Videos section. Here you will see all the videos or live streams ever created by you.


Step 3: Click on the video, then hover the mouse over the video.

Step 4: Click Share on the right corner of the video.

Step 5: Click on the Link field and then Copy it

Connecting feed into Altar Live


Step 6: Open the Altar Live application.

Step 7: Create an event as described here.

Step 8: On the Stream step, paste the URL copied from Vimeo to the URL field.

Step 9: To start the event on Altar, all you need to do is to click Go Live on the upper panel of the event. 

Step 10: To end the Live Stream, click on the Host Options on the upper panel and then, End Event and Table Session For All from the drop-down menu


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