The Amara 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...
Fri, 5 Jul, 2019 at 3:16 AM
Getting to Know the Amara Editor
The Amara Editor has many wonderful features that work together to make subtitling easier. Whether you are a beginner or an expert, there is a lot to know a...
Wed, 7 Aug, 2019 at 11:18 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
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
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
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
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
Start Subtitling with Amara
After you create an Amara profile, you can start creating subtitles on the platform. This article will show you how to start subtitles for videos already on...
Fri, 22 Mar, 2019 at 11:15 AM