This article shows you how to connect Kaltura to Amara Teams for video import and subtitle export.
Before adding video feeds from Kaltura to Amara, you must enable the integration.
Find integration information in Kaltura
In Kaltura, go to Settings > Integrations to find:
Enter information on Amara
Go to your Team > Settings tab > Integrations page
Click the + button to open the Add account dialog box
Click the Kaltura tab
Enter your Kaltura Partner ID and Administrator Secret
Click the “Add Kaltura account” button in the dialog box
You can create a video feed for all your Kaltura videos or for a filtered list. After creating your video feed, find the URL and add it to your Amara team to start importing videos.
Note: Captions must be enabled in video player settings for subtitles to export from Amara to Kaltura.
Enable captions in video player settings
Edit video player settings in Studio tab
Create or Edit playlist
Click the eye icon in left panel
Check box next to Captions to enable
Create new video feed
Go to Content tab > Syndication tab
Click Create New Feed on the right
Select your content
Go to Content tab > Playlists tab
Choose how to create your playlist
Create feed from manual playlist
Clicking “Add Manual Playlist” opens pop-up window
Select content from library one entry at a time
Filter content by category tags for quick search
Create feed from rule-based playlist
Clicking “Add Rule Based Playlist” opens pop-up window
Select rules to filter, sort, and limit your playlist
Sort content by recently added, most played, highest rated, entry name
Filter videos by category tags
You can limit number of entries to add to your feed
Choose Feed Type
Each feed type has different parameters that display after you select an option in the dropdown menu
Find video feed URL in Kaltura
Go to Content tab > Syndication tab > highlight and copy Feed URL
Add video feed to Amara team
After setting up your integrations, go to Team > Settings tab > Feeds page to enter the feed URL.
Click the cloud icon to import videos after you add the video feed URL.
After enabling Kaltura and adding video feeds, completed subtitles will automatically export to Kaltura. Subtitle updates made on Kaltura will not export to Amara.
Note: Adding videos to amara using a direct URL will not import metadata.
Adding a video from Kaltura to Amara will import the video and export subtitles. Changes made to subtitles on Amara will update subtitles in the same language on Kaltura.
Check for subtitles exported to Kaltura
Go to Content tab > Entries tab
Click Entry name to open pop-up window with video information
On left panel, click the “Captions” item to view all subtitles for the video
Manually add subtitle files from Amara
To to Amara team page > Videos tab
Click Video title or thumbnail
Click subtitle language
Click “Download” and select file format in dropdown menu
After downloading your subtitles:
Open Kaltura and go to Content tab > Entries tab
Select entry name > select Captions from left panel
Click “Add Another Caption” and select the subtitle file to upload
If you have two copies of a video on your team
If you add a video using both a video feed and a direct URL
You will have two copies of the video on your Amara team
Video added through direct URL will not have metadata (title, description)
The most recent set of subtitles updated for either copy will export to Kaltura and will replace any previous versions in that language
Add videos only using Kaltura video feeds to avoid confusion