The Amara Subtitle Editor

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

Languages supported on Amara
Below is the list of languages you will see when you need to select language(s) in Amara, either for your profile, or to specify the language of your vid...
Wed, 20 May, 2020 at 11:41 AM
Watch how to caption and translate video on Amara
Create an Amara Profile 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 for taking the time to share your feedback on the new features in the Amara subtitle editor, you...
Wed, 4 Dec, 2019 at 12:19 PM
Switch between typing and syncing modes in the editor
The subtitle editor has two different modes - typing and syncing. In each mode, the layout of the editor is optimized for the task that is currently in p...
Fri, 9 Feb, 2018 at 10:15 AM
Timing Tools (clock icon)
  The Timing Tools icon is located above the subtitles you are editing in the middle panel of the Amara Editor. Click the clock icon to view the available ...
Mon, 5 Mar, 2018 at 11:03 AM
What does "Copy Timing" command do?
If you have a subtitle set that is synced correctly for a video, you may want to use the same timing for translations into other languages or for a later re...
Thu, 23 Apr, 2020 at 6:05 AM
Subtitle Tools (wrench icon)
The Subtitle Tools icon 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
Magical auto-pause in the subtitle editor
Use the Playback Mode link in the subtitle editor to try out automatic or semi-automatic pausing, so that you can keep typing and the video will follow yo...
Thu, 3 May, 2018 at 8:56 PM
Language drop-down list
Since its very beginning, Amara has been using an alphabetically ordered drop-down list for selecting languages. This worked well when the Web page was disp...
Tue, 19 Nov, 2019 at 6:21 PM
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