Videos and Subtitles

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...
Tue, 30 Jun, 2020 at 3:01 PM
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...
Tue, 7 Jul, 2020 at 3:05 AM
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, ...
Tue, 28 Jul, 2020 at 12:29 PM
Language drop-down list
Since its very beginning, Amara has been using an alphabetically ordered drop-down list for selecting languages. This worked well when the Web page was disp...
Tue, 19 Nov, 2019 at 6:21 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 ...
Wed, 12 Aug, 2020 at 5:36 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. Supported subti...
Wed, 8 Jul, 2020 at 11:22 AM
List of video submissions (Videos tab in the user profile)
You can find the list of videos you have submitted to Amara on the Amara Public Workspace page. On this page, you can view videos, add videos, or s...
Tue, 30 Jun, 2020 at 2:57 PM