Vimeo iOS app updated with iPad support: Full-screen playback, video editor

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Vimeo launched its long-awaited iOS app nearly a year ago. Though the program offered a comprehensive set of editing features, it only supported iPhone and iPod touch. Today, the company introduced a new version at Mobile World Congress (MWC), an annual mobile industry trade show that runs this year from Feb. 27 through March 1 in Barcelona, Spain.

A free download from the App Store, Vimeo 2.0 is a major update bringing the much-awaited native iPad interface with full-screen playback and the ability to simultaneously watch a video while browsing other clips. In addition, the improved video editor now lets you enrich clips with music bought in the integrated Vimeo Music Store. You can also share clips, add comments and likes, view your Subscriptions, and utilize the “Watch Later” album option or browse featured channels without logging in or signing up

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Vimeo iOS app update in the works with native iPad support and full HD streaming

Popular video sharing service Vimeo announced Android and Windows Phone applications today (9to5Google reported the full story), and Engadget learned that an iPad version is in the works, too. According to their sources and the above screenshot they obtained, Vimeo for iPad will feature full HD streaming, in addition to “an editor with access to the Vimeo Music Store and browse-while-watching capabilities.” Vimeo debuted its iOS app in late-March 2011 and last updated it a month later, so this is welcome news to Apple fans accustomed to getting preferential treatment from app developers.

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AppleTV update allows streaming of purchased TV shows and support for Vimeo


Thanks Alonzo!

We’re hearing reports from @gruber backed up by iOS Firmware that AppleTVs are getting updated today with some enhanced new firmware.  Early reports indicate that you can now stream any items purchased ever to AppleTV and Apple is now supporting Vimeo.

Apple’s update KB is here. And the direct download is 4.3 (8F455)

Feature Summary
TV show purchases Purchase TV shows on Apple TV. Shows purchased on Apple TV can be re-downloaded on other iOS devices. Shows purchased on other iOS devices or with iTunes automatically show up as available to play on Apple TV.
Vimeo Browse and watch millions of user-uploaded videos found on the Vimeo service, for free.

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