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 Profile to start creating subtitles on Amara for free. You can transcribe and caption a video in three easy steps.: Type what you hear ...
Thu, 21 Jan, 2021 at 2:59 PM
Create Captions and Translations
After you create an Amara account, you can start creating subtitles in the Amara Editor. This article will show you how to start subtitles for vide...
Thu, 12 Aug, 2021 at 9:05 AM
Edit Subtitles
In this article, we will show you the many ways you can edit your subtitles using the Amara Editor: from making changes to the entire subtitle set to each i...
Fri, 21 May, 2021 at 2:44 PM
Syncing 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...
Tue, 3 Aug, 2021 at 12:43 PM
Warning Messages in the Editor
As you are working, you might see the following messages about your subtitles: Subtitles can't be blank warning message Reading Rate, Line Length or...
Fri, 14 May, 2021 at 11:35 AM
Why do I keep seeing the "Loading subtitle editor..." message?
Sometimes the Amara subtitle editor looks like it is loading, but it is not. Instead of opening the subtitle editor, it only shows this message:    ...
Wed, 12 May, 2021 at 11:05 AM
Why do I see two subtitles in the video player at the same time?
For some videos, while syncing or editing subtitles, you may see that the video player displays two copies of subtitles, which may be in the same or differe...
Wed, 12 May, 2021 at 11:04 AM
Save Your Subtitles
As you are working on subtitles, it is important to save your work. Saving your work regularly prevents your changes from being lost if your browser or your...
Thu, 21 Jan, 2021 at 3:23 PM