Videos and Subtitles

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 vide...
Mon, 25 May, 2020 at 7:45 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, 18 Feb, 2019 at 12:01 PM
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 s...
Thu, 6 Sep, 2018 at 2:41 AM
Editing subtitle files
If you have to edit a subtitle file directly in a text editor, do not use Windows Notepad or office software like Word or LibreOffice Writer. Files edited ...
Wed, 22 Apr, 2020 at 1:05 PM
Position subtitles to the top of the video player
Sometimes you have text on screen in a video in the exact area where subtitles normally display. How can you keep the subtitle and the onscreen text visi...
Thu, 6 Dec, 2018 at 9:10 PM
What is a subtitle version (revision)?
While you are working on subtitling or translating a video in a certain language, you most likely click Save button in the editor a few times. When you do i...
Wed, 29 Aug, 2018 at 1:13 PM
Subtitle cell
Subtitle cell is a text entry field in the subtitle editor. Each subtitle cell contains the text that will appear on the video screen at a certain moment. Y...
Fri, 29 May, 2015 at 3:28 AM
How do I split a subtitle into two?
Place your cursor in the subtitle cell at the point where you want to split the text, and use the keyboard shortcut CTRL+ENTER. 
Fri, 18 May, 2018 at 12:08 PM