The Amara Subtitle Editor

These articles describe how to use Amara's Transcription and Translation interface to create subtitles.

Watch how to caption and translate video on Amara
Create an Amara ProfileĀ to start creating subtitles on Amara for free. You can transcribe and caption a video in three easy steps.: Type what you hear ...
Sun, 10 May, 2020 at 5:47 PM
Getting to Know the Amara Editor
Try out the newest features in the Amara Editor! Thank you to our amazing user community for helping us find the best solutions to continue improving on Am...
Wed, 5 Aug, 2020 at 10:27 AM
Making the most from Amara subtitling editor
Amara's feature-rich subtitle editor can help you to cover a broad variety of subtitling needs, from adding a simple translation of an existing transcr...
Tue, 25 Sep, 2018 at 3:23 PM
Starting a new transcript
When you open the subtitle editor for a video that has no subtitles yet, it will look as on the screenshot below: To start transcribing t...
Thu, 2 Oct, 2014 at 3:56 PM
Subtitle Tools (wrench icon)
The Subtitle Tools iconĀ is located above the subtitles you are editing in the middle panel of the Amara Editor. Click the wrench icon to view the available ...
Wed, 11 Sep, 2019 at 12:55 PM
Subtitle cell
Subtitle cell is a text entry field in the subtitle editor. Each subtitle cell contains the text that will appear on the video screen at a certain moment. Y...
Fri, 29 May, 2015 at 3:28 AM
Editing subtitle files
If you have to edit a subtitle file directly in a text editor, do not use Windows Notepad or office software like Word or LibreOffice Writer. Files edited ...
Wed, 22 Apr, 2020 at 1:05 PM
How do I erase all the subtitle text?
When you are editing a subtitle set, you may want to erase and re-type the entire text - for example, if you are seeing a poor quality translation. You can ...
Thu, 29 May, 2014 at 10:42 PM
How do I add more subtitles to my subtitle set?
You can use a few different methods for adding more subtitles to the language you are editing. 1. Just type what you hear and press ENTER key to add...
Fri, 17 Apr, 2015 at 7:29 AM
How do I delete subtitle cells?
You can delete any unwanted subtitles from the language you are editing. Hover the mouse on the Wrench icon in the left-hand part of the subtitle you wish t...
Fri, 17 Apr, 2015 at 7:35 AM