This roadmap highlights the improvements planned for Amara. Priorities can change as we face new challenges, and as we discover more about how we can make your experience better!

You can share your ideas and feedback for the platform with us by emailing support@amara.org or posting in the forums.


Currently in progress:

  • Collaboration and Simple teams:
    • new settings page where team admins can customize who receives certain team notifications
    • updated settings pages: messaging & guidelines
      • allow custom messaging settings to be written for multiple languages


Coming soon:

  • Collaboration and Simple teams

    • additional stats on the Team Dashboard

    • "novice" role that can take only transcription/translation assignments

  • Amara Experimental editor available to test new features

Completed improvements:


Q4 2018

  • Amara Editor improvements:
  • Simple and Collaboration Teams
    • Simple teams ready to use for Amara Plus clients! (added landing page and team dashboard, start new language ability)
    • show team member experience and use updated filters in member directory
    • updated team landing page for non-members
    • updated settings pages: general, projects, video feeds, integrations
    • new settings page: permissions
    • updated the URLs tab for videos
    • updated member profile with more space to show team member experience and multiple team roles

    • updated team notifications for actions on team members, subtitles, and videos

  • Collaboration Teams only
    • updated settings pages: workflow
  • upgraded our web framework to django 1.11


Q3 2018


Q2 2018



Q1 2018


Q4 2017


Q3 2017

  • Https only for amara.org

  • New amara.org homepages and headers with improved navigation

  • Upgraded Amara <> Brightcove Integration

  • New infrastructure

  • Collaboration teams: 

    • ability to reopen subtitle requests after complete

    • Ability to send back work from evaluation team to work team


Q2 2017

  • Collaboration teams new pages (Amara v1.8 release)

    • Management Page - improved team management capabilities for managers and admins

    • Videos Overview page 

    • Team Dashboard

    • Video Details Page

    • Subtitle Details Page

    • Member Profile Page

  • Evaluation assignment for multiple team workflows fully supported in new Collaboration Teams UI

  • Collaboration team project filters expanded to support multiple team workflows


Q1 2017

  • Improvements to support of new subtitle formats: SCC, ITT, CAP

  • Improved caching to protect against DDoS attacks

  • Ability to set up API callbacks for for multiple teams

  • Collaboration teams: Ability for admins to set either Assignment Deadlines based on when work is claimed or Due Dates based on fixed delivery date