I've been able to rip a Vimeo video with a Firefox extension.

But what about captions?

It seems they are not easy to download.


2 Answers 2


Found answer at Stack Overflow (the only difference was *.vtt instead of *.srt):

To get any file downloaded by an swf loaded with by a html page, you can use your browser developer tool and look on the Network log ( chrome in my case ): screen shot

  • Vimeo seems to have .vtt files now.
    – Flimm
    Commented Mar 2, 2016 at 12:35

You can access captions through the Vimeo API. The Text Track endpoints allow you to retrieve direct links to the caption files.


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