To encode a HD video file for Vimeo, watch this video tutorial;


HD Video Encoding for Vimeo using Compressor from Ed McNichol on Vimeo.

Here’s screen shots of the relevant settings;

1. Video Settings


2. Audio Settings


3. Frame Controls


4. Geometry


5. Actions



And here’s the droplet created in the tutorial for you to download and use on your system;
Vimeo Droplet