Videos and Subtitles

The video does not play in the subtitle editor, what do I do?
If you have trouble getting the video to start in the subtitle editor by pressing TAB key or clicking Play button, we recommend trying the following steps t...
Wed, 26 Feb, 2020 at 12:41 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...
Thu, 19 Nov, 2020 at 1:28 PM
How to add videos to Amara
Amara is a collaborative platform (like Wikipedia) where anyone can join in and create subtitles and make content more accessible. When you submit a video, ...
Wed, 21 Oct, 2020 at 12:18 PM
Deleting Videos or Subtitles on Amara
In accordance with the Amara Terms of Service, videos and subtitles are not normally removed from our site because we want to respect the work performed by ...
Mon, 9 Nov, 2020 at 7:09 AM
Subtitle formats available for download from Amara
You can download completed or partially completed subtitles to your computer in the following formats.   Subtitle formats available in the Drop-down...
Wed, 19 Feb, 2020 at 12:55 PM
What subtitle file format should I use?
Subtitle formats can seem pretty complicated. If you create subtitles on Amara, or are ordering subtitles from Amara On Demand, it is sometimes easier to...
Tue, 5 Nov, 2019 at 12:57 PM
How do I upload subtitles and transcripts?
Uploading Subtitles If you already have a transcript or timed subtitles for your video, you can upload them and, if necessary, edit. While in the ...
Thu, 31 Dec, 2020 at 10:04 AM
Embed Code Usage Guide
To embed a video from Amara: Step 1: paste this in your document somewhere (closest to the closing body tag is preferable): <script type="text/...
Thu, 23 Jan, 2020 at 11:15 AM
Why isn't the embed code working for me?
Non-functioning embed code is often due to a CMS not allowing <script> tags, or a WYSIWYG visual editor breaking the embed code.   Wordpress: Word...
Thu, 5 Nov, 2020 at 9:23 AM
Using WebVTT files on Internet Explorer 11
Internet Explorer 11 has limited support for WebVTT files. Cues that indicate positioning and additional headers aren't parsed and may stop the t...
Wed, 15 Aug, 2018 at 2:32 PM