Contact firstname.lastname@example.org or view all Amara Platform solutions to learn more about using Amara Teams for your subtitling projects.
What kind of videos can I add?
Add from a hosting site OR use a direct link.
We support flv, mp3, mp4, ogv, webm file formats
Before adding a video to a team
Only add videos that you own or have obtained permission to share.
Review Amara’s Terms of Service for more information.
Public videos are easiest for allowing Amara users to view and subtitle. Learn more about video permissions in our integration articles:
Important: Amara does not host videos
We only import video information
Video must be embeddable and public to view on Amara
Check host site settings, whitelist if necessary
If a video is private, users will not be able to view it
If a video is password protected, users must enter the password to view
Who can add videos to your team?
Team Owners can choose who can add videos to the team on the team Settings > Permissions page.
On Amara Enterprise and Amara Plus teams, permission to add videos can be given to Admins, Managers, or Any Team Member by selecting the box.
- On Amara Community teams, only Admins and Owners can add videos to the team. Note: only the team Owner can access the team Settings page, where you can review the team's member permissions from the Settings > Permissions page.
Where can I add videos to my team?
Team page > Videos tab.
From the page for a video on the Amara Public Workspace.
Using Amara integrations with video hosting sites.
Using RSS video feeds.
Add Videos on the team Videos page
On the team Videos page click the Add videos button.
You can also add videos in bulk:
In the dialog box paste one URL per line. Press the Enter key to move to the next line, and note that you can specify the titles for the videos by adding a space after the URL and then entering the desired title.
Choose the languages for the videos (and the Project, if applicable).
Click the Add Multiple button.
Add Videos from Amara Public Workspace
Amara’s public video library
Click the Add/Edit subtitles button and click Move video to your team in the dropdown.
Add Videos Through Integrations
- Unlisted YouTube videos will not automatically import to the team, even if integration or feeds have been set for a YouTube channel. Only videos with privacy set to public will automatically import to the team.
- If an Amara user has already added one of your videos to the Amara Public Workspace, that video will not automatically show up in your Amara Community team, even if you have set up integration between the YouTube channel and the team. Please contact email@example.com if you have questions about videos from your YouTube channel that have already been added to the Amara Public Workspace.
Add RSS Video Feeds
Go to your team page -> Settings -> Feeds to add RSS video feeds to import videos to your team on Amara.
Manage Team Videos
Filter, sort, and search for team videos on the Videos page:
Switch layout between List or Grid View.
In List View, click on the area to the right of the video title to view subtitles, start new subtitles, or edit incomplete subtitles for a video.
List View: click on the area to the right of the video title to expand and view more information about the subtitles.
In Grid View, click on either Details or the video thumbnail to view subtitles, start new subtitles, or edit incomplete subtitles for a video.
Grid View: click on Details or the video thumbnail to view subtitles, start new subtitles, or edit incomplete subtitles for a video.
Search for videos by title.
Filter and sort team videos by:
Sort by date added, video title, and number of completed languages
Click the check box next to the video to display a menu with options to remove the video, move the video to a different team or project, edit the video title or move it to a project, and download subtitles:
Troubleshoot adding videos to your team
Videos must be embeddable. This means that either they should be a direct link to a HTML5 compatible video, or to a player supported by Amara (like YouTube or Vimeo). If you have the option, whitelist www.amara.org for embedding on the video's source site.
Videos must be public at the host site to add to an Amara Community team.
Thank you for your contributions to support an inclusive and accessible media ecosystem!
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