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Using Vimeo with BigMind Catalyst by Mind Map: Using Vimeo with BigMind Catalyst
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Using Vimeo with BigMind Catalyst

Create your video



Flip Video camera --

Digital still camera in video mode

On a Mac

Many Macs have built in webcams. You can also use a separate digital video camera.

Edit your video using iMovie (free) or the software that came with your camera.

On Windows

Use a webcam or a separate digital video camera

Edit your video using Windows MovieMaker (free) or the software that came with your camera.


Save your video in one of these formats: asf, asx, avi, divx, dv, dvx, m4v, mov, mp4, mpeg, mpg, qt, wmv, 3g2, 3gp, 3ivx and 3vx.

Create a Vimeo account

Go to

Click Join Vimeo

Fill in the fields and create your account

Upload your video

While logged in to Vimeo

Click Upload to upload your video

While it's uploading, update the Credits information

To password protect your video

Click Privacy

Choose "Password Protected"

Set the Password

Click "Save Changes"

Embed your video in Catalyst

Once your video is uploaded to Vimeo, it may take some time before it is ready to play. If it plays in Vimeo, it's ready.

While viewing your video in Vimeo, click "Embed" and copy the code that is displayed.

In BigMind Catalyst, go to the place where you want the video to display and paste the code you just copied into the response box.

Be sure to let people know the password to your video so they can view it. You can type the password just above the code you pasted.

Change the response type to "HTML coded input"

Click "Post and View"