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:

  • Amara Editor improvements:
    • delete all blank subtitles
  • Collaboration Teams
    • project and language manager permission level

    • allow inviting new team members via email even if invitee has no Amara username 

    • updated modal for inviting team members

    • improvements for sending back work and changing evaluation teams in bulk
  • new paid plans on our Create Videos page, private and public options
  • authentication improvements for user passwords
  • improvements to account deactivation


Coming soon:

  • Amara Editor improvements:
    • customizable warnings for characters per line and characters per second
    • join subtitles
  • Collaboration Teams

    • updated UI for Settings pages

    • enable configurable notifications

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

    • team landing page for non-members

    • team activity page

    • team stats page

  • Simple Teams
    • allow contributor level users to add videos and subtitles
    • team dashboard

Completed improvements:


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