Kastor - Free Vimeo Downloader
Kastor - Free Vimeo Downloader is a software application that provides users with a simple means of grabbing multiple videos from Vimeo and converting them to other extensions and customize some related settings.
Seamless setup and clean interface
The installation process runs quite smooth, without offering to download any third-party products and without lasting very long. After completing it, you come across a pretty simple and clean interface, as it only contains a few buttons and a pen in which to view the queue list.
Although no Help contents are incorporated, it becomes quite clear that all user categories can find their way around it, without running into difficulties.
File types you can use
This software utility enables you to download clips from Vimeo by simply inputting the URL in the appropriate box. It is possible to convert them to a pretty long list of formats, including AVI, WMV, MPEG, MP4, MOV, FLV, AAC, MP3 and DVD (NTSC or PAL). In addition to that, you can also take advantage of some profiles, tailored for specific devices, such as an iPod, iPad, PSP and PS3.
Settings you can configure and use a command line
Batch processing is available, while you can also configure a few settings, such as changing the video and audio codec, and adjusting the aspect ratio, number of frames per second, bit rate, aspect ratio, resolution, sample frequency and number of channels.
Last but not least, you can easily control the maximum number of simultaneous downloads, while power users can easily access a command line to perform particular operations.
To sum up, Kastor - Free Vimeo Downloader is a pretty decent piece of software when it comes to downloading clips from Vimeo. The response time is good, the interface is accessible to all and the amount of CPU and memory required are insignificant. Nevertheless, it is important to mention here that in our tests, the download failed a few times.