How-tos

How to set up your account
To create an Amara account: Go to http://www.amara.org and click “Sign In /Sign Up” link on the top-right corner of the page.           On Sign In...
Wed, 15 Oct, 2014 at 5:17 PM
Syncing Vimeo and Amara accounts
After linking a Vimeo account with an Amara user or team, subtitles will automatically sync between Amara and Vimeo. It works similarly to the current Yo...
Mon, 29 Jan, 2018 at 12:19 PM
Finding Assignments
You have joined a team and are ready to work! But how do you find assignments in your language pairs? We will show you the several ways to find assignme...
Tue, 24 Apr, 2018 at 12:10 PM
How do I add my videos to Amara?
Amara Community To add your video to the site, simply paste in the URL to your video here: http://www.amara.org/en/videos/create/   If yo...
Wed, 1 Oct, 2014 at 8:45 AM
How do I submit a video to Amara for subtitling or translation?
Amara does not physically store any videos; they are located elsewhere in the Internet (YouTube, Vimeo, etc). To "submit a video” means to enter into...
Mon, 20 Jun, 2016 at 4:00 PM
How to add existing subtitles, captions, or transcripts to videos
  Go to a video page on Amara (example) and find the following text on the left from the video: Already have subtitles for this video? Upload them di...
Thu, 18 Sep, 2014 at 1:02 PM
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...
Tue, 24 Apr, 2018 at 10:24 PM
How do I download subtitles and translations from a video on Amara?
You can download complete or partially done subtitles to your computer in the following formats: SRT (the standard subtitle format supported by most vi...
Mon, 28 Aug, 2017 at 8:03 AM
Syncing YouTube and Amara accounts
Users with personal YouTube channels can allow Amara to sync to YouTube, and it will upload subtitles for you. What gets synced Existing, completed...
Tue, 9 Jan, 2018 at 9:21 AM
How to tell if a video automatically syncs subtitles to YouTube
Some YouTube videos are configured by the YouTube channel owners to automatically receive completed subtitles from Amara. (Please note that by default subti...
Fri, 22 May, 2015 at 5:23 AM