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How to Convert Vimeo to MP3, MP4, GIF

By Carrie Murray, Wednesday, October 3, 2018

Vimeo is a popular video streaming website, just like YouTube, in which users can watch and share various videos. You may sometimes want to save Vimeo videos or audio that you find interesting to your computer.

To save Vimeo videos into MP3, MP4, or even GIF, you need a Vimeo video converter plus a Vimeo audio downloader. Here we will introduce a 3-in-1 tool that can works as a Vimeo to MP3, Vimeo to MP4, Vimeo to GIF converter.

Vimeo

The Vimeo converter we recommend here is FonePaw Screen Recorder, a program that can save Vimeo videos in different formats for offline watching as well as rip audio from Vimeo. The Vimeo video can be converted to MP4, WMV, MOV, F4V, AVI, TF, etc., and audio can be converted to MP3, WMA, M4V, AAC. The FonePaw tool can also be used to save videos from YouTube, Facebook, Dailymotion, Twitter, Netflix and more. 

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 Comparing to some online Vimeo downloader and converter, using a standalone program such as FonePaw Screen Recorder to save video and audio from Vimeo is safer and smoother.

Part I. Convert Vimeo to MP3

If you only need to download audio from Vimeo, just follow these simple 4 steps to get the Vimeo audio in MP3, AAC, M4V or WMA.

Step 1. Get the Audio Recorder Ready 

Download, install and launch FonePaw Screen Recorder on your computer. Click on the "Audio Recorder" in the Home interface.

Audio Recorder

Step 2 Choose to Save Vimeo to MP3 

In the "More Settings", click "Output Settings" and select MP3 as the audio format. Click "OK" to save your settings.

Save Vimeo to MP3

Step 3. Save Vimeo Audio to MP3 

Open the Vimeo video which you want to save audio from. Play the video and click "REC" button start to record audio from Vimeo.

Record Vimeo Audio

When saving MP3 from Vimeo, you can drag the volume slider to adjust the volume of the Vimeo MP3 file. You can also click the alarm clock icon, enter the length of the Vimeo video to set the FonePaw recorder to end recording automatically when the video stops. 

Save Vimeo in MP3

 Tip: Turn off "Microphone" in case that some external sounds are recorded in the Vimeo MP3.

Step 4. Share your Vimeo MP3

Click on the Stop button at the top left to end recording whenever you want. In the preview interface, you can listen to the recorded Vimeo audio. Click "Save" button at the bottom right; choose the location you want to save that audio file and Click "Next".


Part II. Save and Convert Vimeo Videos to MP4

Similar as recording the audio, you can also save the whole Vimeo video, including both picture and sounds, with FonePaw Screen Recorder.

Step 1. Get the Video Recorder Ready

Choose "Video Recorder" in the Home interface. Make sure to turn on the toggles of "Display" and "System Sound".

FonePaw Video Recorder

Step 2. Choose to Convert Vimeo to MP4

In click "Output Settings" and select MP4 as the video format. You can also choose to convert Vimeo video to WMV, M4V and more. Click "OK" to save your settings.

If you don't include mouse action in the Vimeo videos, click on "Mouse Settings" and uncheck the "Show mouse cursor" option.

Step 3. Open Vimeo Video

Open the Vimeo video you want to download. Then adjust the dashed line rectangle until it perfectly fix the screen of the Vimeo video.

Record Vimeo Video

Step 4. Record and Save Vimeo to MP4

Click "REC" button to start recording the Vimeo video. To make the recording to end automatically, click the alarm clock icon and enter the length of the Vimeo videos.

Save Vimeo to MP4

Tip: Save Vimeo Live Streaming Video

You can use FonePaw Screen Recorder to save live streaming video on Vimeo. Click Task Schedule on Video Recorder, add a new task, then enter the start time of live video and set when the video stops. When the Vimeo live stream begins, the FonePaw tool will automatically record and save it on your computer.

Add New Schedule


Part III. Convert Vimeo to GIF

Sometimes you may just want to record a few good seconds in a Vimeo video and share that with a friend, but a video of just a few seconds is too much. So it will be better if it can be converted into a GIF image.

To record Vimeo video in GIF, just click Output Settings and choose GIF as the video format. Then you can begin to save any part of a Vimeo video to GIF.

Select GIF to Save Vimeo

Isn't it easy to save and convert Vimeo videos into any format you want with the help of Fonepaw Screen Recorder? With FonePaw Screen Recorder, you can also record the screen activity together with the audio from both system and microphone, capture snapshot, record audio on your computer.

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