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...
Fri, 13 Jul, 2018 at 2:42 PM
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 ...
Mon, 5 Mar, 2018 at 11:04 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, 8 Feb, 2018 at 2:50 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
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 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
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 do I split a subtitle into two?
Place your cursor in the subtitle cell at the point where you want to split the text, and use the keyboard shortcut CTRL+ENTER. 
Fri, 18 May, 2018 at 12:08 PM