Live Stream Zoom on Vimeo


  • To be able to get receive a Zoom stream on Vimeo you need an Advanced or Enterprise plan (one that support "Live Events"). Check Vimeo plans. Note that the Advanced plan only supports two live streams in parallel.

  • To be able to send a video stream from Zoom to Vimeo, you need a Zoom Pro, Business, Education, or Enterprise account. Check Zoom guidelines.

  • You network needs to have Vimeo, Zoom and GMetri whitelisted.

Vimeo Setup

  • Login to Vimeo -> New Video (top-right menu) -> Create Live Event

  • Click on "Create Live Broadcast" to create a new event

  • In the Event page, do the following:

    • Rename the event, set start and end date/time.

    • Viewing privacy: set to unlisted link

    • Turn on "chat" if needed

  • Go to Appearance tab. Generally you might want to set "Show Vimeo Logo" to off. Change other settings as needed

To get the Vimeo rtmp link, click on "Manage production" and select "Stream with an encoder"

Copy the RTMPS URL, Stream Key and the Link. These will be input later in Zoom.

Copy the embed code from here. Optionally you can also copy the "Chat embed code".

These are the codes that need to be pasted in the EmbedHtml component in GMetri.

GMetri Setup

Every time in the Vimeo event Link, there are two string to take note of: (Second string doesn't show up every time)

From those two strings, we can generate the following:

  • Video Link:

  • Chat Link:

  • Video link used within embed:

EmbedHtml Snippets

Desktop live video + chat embed:

<div style="display:flex;align-items:center;height:100%"> <iframe src="" frameborder="0" allow="autoplay; fullscreen; picture-in-picture" allowfullscreen style="width:70%;height:100%;"></iframe> <iframe src="" style="width:30%;height:95%;" frameborder="0"></iframe></div>

Mobile chat embed:

<iframe src="" frameborder="0" style="position:absolute;top:0;left:0;width:100%;height:100%;"> </iframe>

<iframe src="" frameborder="0" style="position:absolute;top:0;left:0;width:100%;height:100%;"> </iframe>

Mobile live video embed:

<iframe src="" frameborder="0" allow="autoplay; fullscreen; picture-in-picture" allowfullscreen style="position:absolute;top:0;left:0;width:100%;height:100%;"> </iframe>

After the event

To get chat history, use links like these: (Available only for 30 days after the event is over)

Zoom Setup

Zoom Setup

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