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:


  • Infrastructure updates for higher site stability

  • Import metadata to Amara when Brightcove videos are added to Amara

  • add automation to our intake process for SCC subtitles

  • Upgrade Django to v1.7
  • Collaboration Teams

    • Migration code for Task Teams to move to Collaboration Teams




Coming soon:

  • ability to edit video title upon adding a video to Amara
  • ability to position subtitles at the top of the page in the editor
  • ability to delete all blank subtitles in the editor
  • ability to split and join subtitles in the editor
  • customizable help tray warnings in the editor by language and team
  • Collaboration Teams

    • updated UI for Settings pages

    • enable configurable notifications


Completed improvements:


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