Video-sharing service Vimeo has launched a new iPhone application that has been built from the ground up.
The company's redesigned application, which hit the Apple App Store today, allows users to both create and share videos all from within the app. In addition, users will now find easier access to their video queue and simpler navigation. " In a company blog post, Joseph Schmitt, lead developer at Vimeo, touted the "reimagined iPhone app" as "awesomer, sleeker, more beautiful, way awesomer, and also much more awesomer than ever before."
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Vimeo today released six full-length films as part of a preview for its new pay-to-view service coming early next year.
The company said in a blog post that customers can purchase the movies on Vimeo and watch them on any compatible device, including smartphones, tablets, game consoles, and connected TVs.
"Our goal is to provide an open and flexible platform that allows all creators and content owners to earn revenue directly from their audiences," Vimeo CEO Kerry Trainor said in a statement.
Vimeo, owned by IAC/InterActiveCorp, is a video-sharing Web site that allows users to upload and … Read more
Do you watch a lot of Internet video? With so much out there to consume, from hot music videos and "SNL" skits to arty Vimeo clips and sports highlights, it's impossible to see everything. But an app that's new to iPhone helps you discover new videos by organizing them into channels you can browse by category, popularity, and Web site.
Squrl Video Discovery, (free) was formerly for iPad only, but now brings the app's wealth of video discovery tools to the iPhone. You can get started by browsing through popular or "Fresh" (new) videos to see the type of content you can watch. But to really get the full experience of Squrl, you should connect with social networks like Facebook and Twitter so you can watch videos posted by your friends and share your favorites with them.… Read more
Today is Earth Day, and to celebrate it filmmakers Kyle Ruddick and Brandon Litman have released "One Day on Earth," a remarkable snapshot of our planet that was shot in every country of the world on October 10, 2010.
More than 19,000 filmmakers, professional and novice, contributed more than 3,000 hours of footage to the project, which has the support of the United Nations and 60 nonprofit organizations. The archive is being hosted by Vimeo, with Ning hosting the related social network.
The project is said to have been the inspiration for Ridley Scott's "… Read more
ShowYou, a social video sharing tool that Apple called one of the top social-networking iPad apps of 2011, is letting its users go deeper.
First launched last April, ShowYou is sort of like Flipboard for video. Users see a grid of aggregated videos from sources like YouTube, Vimeo, and many others that have been shared by their friends on services like Twitter and Facebook.
Although the service is also available on the iPhone, its real value is on Apple's tablet, where users can easily scroll through an attractive grid of the latest and greatest videos making their way around … Read more
Google+ finally allows nicknames, Priceline is killing Shatner, and a solar radiation storm crashes communication systems.
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Beginning Tuesday, users can sign up to test run the new Vimeo design and features, which are planned to fully launch by the end of the second quarter, according to Vimeo Chief Executive Dae Mellencamp. The new site retains the general color palette and ethos of Vimeo, but with new style elements and advanced uploading options. That, and the entire site's back end was recoded from scratch.
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LAS VEGAS--Online video fanatics, the wait is over, as Vimeo's free mobile app is now available on Android devices (including the Amazon Kindle Fire) and Windows Phone devices.
Now, users of these mobile platforms can browse, watch, like, comment on, and add videos, just as they would on Vimeo.com. Plus, the new apps come with Vimeo's upload manager, which makes it easy to continue an interrupted upload without having to start over.
Instagram adds real-time filter previews to its apps, Vimeo builds a new, legal music library that video creators can tap, and Facebook updates its interface again to add instant feed updates.
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