Transcribing and Translating

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

How to transcribe and translate videos with Amara
There are several ways to add transcripts and translations to your video on Amara: 1. With the use of Amara's subtitle editor.  Click A...
Wed, 31 Dec, 2014 at 3:03 AM
Getting to Know the Amara Editor
The Amara Editor has a lot of wonderful features that make subtitling easier. Whether you are a beginner or an expert, there is a lot to know and to learn a...
Mon, 14 May, 2018 at 3:30 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
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
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
How to transcribe a video (video guide)
 You can transcribe a video in three easy steps: type what you hear, sync your text to the video, and finally, review and correct mistakes. I. Typin...
Wed, 8 Oct, 2014 at 7:50 AM
How to sync subtitles
Syncing subtitles with the use of Amara editor is easy, but includes a few fine points that may make it a bit challenging for novice users. We strongly reco...
Wed, 28 Jan, 2015 at 8:42 AM
Starting a new translation
If a video already has subtitles in one or more languages, you can add more languages by translating the existing text. When translating, you can use the ti...
Mon, 30 Jun, 2014 at 8:39 AM
How to translate a video (video guide)
You can easily translate a video into your language from the original transcript or from any other existing language you know. The video below explain...
Thu, 16 Oct, 2014 at 8:50 PM
What is the "legacy" editor?
In the past, Amara only enabled users to transcribe videos and create exact translations of the transcript in the original language, without adding or remov...
Thu, 29 May, 2014 at 10:42 PM