What does VOD stand for?

Video on demand

VOD is an acronym that stands for “video on demand.” These are videos that have been pre-recorded and are ready to be streamed anytime by users from a streaming service.

Streaming services like Hulu, Vimeo, and Mixer are known for providing these VODs. The term VOD is especially popular among Mixer users, as they use it to describe broadcasts that have been previously recorded and made available on a streamer’s channel.

Example for using ‘VOD’ in a conversation

Hey, have you seen the new movie on Netflix?

No, not yet. Is it good?

Yeah, it’s amazing! You should check it out.

Alright, I’ll watch it later. Is it a VOD?

Yes, it’s a VOD. You can stream it whenever you want.