Please be aware, this application has been made available through the Edu App Centre. The Edu App Centre is not controlled by the institution and apps may become unavailable without notice.

How to install the Vimeo app in Canvas

In your module, select Settings > Apps > Vimeo, the select +Add app


Vimeo placement in Canvas

This app enables users to search for and embed publicly available videos from the Vimeo website into course content. When enabled a new icon displays in course rich editor letting users search Vimeo and click to embed videos in course material. Click on the ‘More external Tools’ option and select Vimeo from the dropdown menu.


How you can use the app

Search public videos from within Canvas and embed, using your preferred format.  Embedded content will then be viewable to students within their learning content in Canvas.


  • If creating content, this should be uploaded to Mediasite, so this is stored within the Institution
  • Copyright & accessibility should also be considered when using material/information from alternative sources. Please refer to the information made available in the Canvas Blueprints or University Policies (where applicable).


Further app Information & Support