Buying an Avion video to stream

Go to the Avion Home page, select View our Range and then STREAM IN HD.

Choose the video you want, select the streaming option, enter your name and email address, and click the Go to Vimeo button.

Either register or log in. Store, or make a note of your log-in and password; you’ll need them later. If you don’t want to receive promotional messages about Vimeo, uncheck the box at the end of the Log in window.

Pay for your video and watch it whenever you like.

Vimeo will send you a receipt which has a ‘Watch now’ button on it. You don’t have to use this to access your video, but if you do you must be logged in to Vimeo, or it will think you are a new customer wanting to buy.

Watching an Avion streaming video

To watch on a desktop, laptop, tablet or smartphone

Download the Vimeo App and log in. Your purchased videos should appear.  If not, select ‘Watch later’ and they’ll be there.

To watch Vimeo on a smart TV

If your TV has the Vimeo app, log in and your purchased videos should appear.  If not, select ‘Watch later’ and they’ll be there.

If your smart TV can’t access Vimeo directly, you can:

  • Buy a streaming stick that adds extra streaming channels to your TV, including Vimeo. Roku and Amazon Fire have several different models. You can compare the difference between them here
  • Or, you can buy a Google Chromecast stick. Download the Vimeo app to your phone or tablet and Chromecast will send any video you’re playing on your phone, to your TV, so that you can watch it there.

When watching any video on your phone, make sure you’re connected to Wi-Fi, or additional phone charges may be incurred.  Check with your service provider if in any doubt.

Enjoying the best video image

Vimeo streams videos at 60Hz, which means at 60 frames per second [60 fps].  European videos are usually made at 50fps [50Hz] and so fast lateral movement across the screen can produce a juddering effect.

Most US TVs and others using the NTSC video system have an auto anti-judder facility.  If this doesn’t resolve the issue entirely, check the settings and increase them if needed.

If you’re watching a European or Commonwealth TV using the PAL video system via a Roku or Amazon Fire stick or casting from a smartphone with Chromecast, their advanced display settings should include the ability either to select a display rate of 50fps or auto adjust to whatever is the display rate of the original video.  Use this if necessary.

If you need any assistance with this, please contact

Need to know more?

What’s Vimeo?  Vimeo is like a professional version of YouTube and has over 170 million users. A billion videos are watched on Vimeo every day.

Why does a streaming video cost the same as a DVD?  The main cost of a video programme is the time and expertise involved in the production process.  That’s the same for either format.

For how long can I stream a video I’ve bought?  Permanently.

Why do I pay Vimeo for streaming, not Avion Video?  Because Vimeo provide the service.

What if I want to buy a streaming video and give it to someone else?  Gift certificates are not currently available.  If you want to send a video as a gift, the easiest option is to buy a DVD.