Vimeo Pro vs Wistia

Vimeo Pro

Your videos look better on Vimeo

vimeo-pro review


Business Smarts meet Video Smarts

wistia review

Round 1: Pricing

Vimeo ProWistia
$17/month ($200/year) for 1024 GBFrom $25/ month for 100 videos


Winner: Tie!

Both Vimeo Pro and Wistia offer a stripped back free version (though the free version of Vimeo cannot be used for commercial and business purposes) and while the paid Wistia packages start at $25 a month, you have to get the $100 a month business package to really take advantage of the advanced features.

Round 2: Features

Features:Vimeo ProWistia
Customizable Playerxx
Unbranded Playerxx
In video Calls to ActionBEST
Website does not redirect to third partyx
Multiple player themes supportedx
Email CaptureBEST
Aggregate Analyticsxx
Advanced Analytics, individual viewer metricsBEST
Integrations with CRM and marketing automationx
Video SEOxx
Password Protectionx
IP Blockingx
HTTPS Compatiblex
Embedding Restrictionsxx
Download Restrictions
Codes to secure paid contentx
Allows users to pay directly for premium contentx
Subscription Services
Direct Payment (Tip Jar)BEST


Winner: Wistia!

Wistia is the clear winner – much more features are available to the business user, although many of them are only available on the $100/month professional plan.

Round 3: Integrations

Integration:Vimeo ProWistia
Integration levelLOWHIGH
Content Management (Wordpress, Joopla)Y
Ecommerce (Shopify/WooCommerce)Y
CRM (Salesforce)Y
Social MediaY


Winner: Wistia takes the prize again!

Vimeo Pro, while it supports HTML5 does not have great integration support officially. The API is open for developers to make their own additions.

Round 4: Language support

Vimeo ProWistia
Only available in EnglishOnly available in English


Winner: It’s a tie! 

The battle score

Overall Winner: Wistia!

But you might prefer Vimeo Pro if:

  • You have a smaller budget
  • You want to use the Vimeo on Demand and Tip Jar monetization features
  • You are a design or creative professional – Vimeo has the highest video quality
  • You need 20GB of video per week, or less
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