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 ...
Sun, 10 May, 2020 at 5:47 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 videos alread...
Fri, 6 Nov, 2020 at 1:10 PM
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...
Wed, 16 Dec, 2020 at 1:31 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...
Wed, 30 Dec, 2020 at 10:54 AM
How do I save subtitles?
Click Save button in the top right-hand corner of the subtitling editor: This will save a new version for the video and language you have...
Sat, 24 Jan, 2015 at 1:42 PM
How do I restore unsaved subtitles after a computer crash?
While you are working on subtitles, you keep saving new versions on the server by clicking Save button. In between, your work gets automatically saved in th...
Wed, 30 Jul, 2014 at 7:18 AM
Why do I see "You have an unsaved backup" message in subtitling editor?
Sometimes, when you open your subtitles for editing, you may see the following dialog in the editor: This means that your previous session editin...
Mon, 1 Sep, 2014 at 4:56 PM
Why do I keep seeing "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:    ...
Mon, 30 Nov, 2020 at 7:17 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...
Tue, 4 Dec, 2018 at 4:22 AM
My user session timed out, what do I do?
If, while editing your subtitles, you leave the computer (or a browser tab with the subtitling editor open) idle without moving the mouse or hitting the key...
Thu, 29 May, 2014 at 10:42 PM