The video platform Vimeo has announced the end of support for its smart TV apps and removed them from all stores. Now, to watch Vimeo videos on the big screen, you need to use mobile applications and broadcasting features.
Support for the Vimeo apps for Apple TV, Android TV, Amazon Fire TV and Fire TV Stick, and Roku will end on June 27, 2023. The platform will remove them from all stores, stop releasing new versions and security updates, and provide technical support for provide them.
This is how service management works explained Your solution: “Sometimes we discard outdated products and features that don’t meet our standards. We are confident that users who want to watch videos on Vimeo will have more enjoyment from broadcasting through our mobile app, allowing customers to enjoy Vimeo content on TVs.”.
Videos from Vimeo can be viewed on smart TVs using iOS and Android applications – Apple AirPlay and Google Chromecast capabilities are supported. The administration of the service clarified that the innovation has no impact on applications from the Vimeo OTT Enterprise area. Applications for smart TVs were released by Vimeo in 2016.
Following the first quarter results, the company’s revenue fell 4% year-on-year to $103.6 million; Gross profit fell 2% to $79.9 million. Net loss narrowed to $700,000 from $26.6 million. Vimeo announced in January that 11% of its employees would be laid off as part of a cost-cutting program.