The Future of Video Accessibility

Video content is great at piquing audience attention, creating shareable social media content, and providing some variety in your online presence. Making videos accessible has been Amara's mission since it was first created by the Participatory Culture Foundation. As we spend more time online in our personal and professional lives, accessibility has become a prevalent … Continue reading The Future of Video Accessibility

Build an Engaged Community on Amara

Reach a broader audience online through the power of subtitles! Inviting your fans to become contributors not only helps you to reach new audiences; it also gives you an opportunity to build a real connection with your most engaged community. Welcome your contributors to your own Amara Community: a controlled workspace where you can add … Continue reading Build an Engaged Community on Amara

Map of northern Africa with an area around Chad, Niger, and Lybia highlighted with text that reads "Amara now supports: Tedaga"

Tedaga language now supported on Amara

We are proud to announce that Amara supports the Tedaga language!Supporting new languages on Amara helps strengthen their status on the global stage, and encourages its speakers to translate media into their language for local language communities to enjoy. We encourage members of our community to suggest additional languages to further our efforts. If you … Continue reading Tedaga language now supported on Amara

Start Your Amara Community: A Powerful Alternative to YouTube Community Contributions

We are excited to announce our newest offering, Amara Community. With Youtube Community Contributions scheduled to retire on September 28, 2020, Amara Community is a powerful alternative for Youtube creators.  Since 2010, Amara has been a project of the Participatory Culture Foundation, a non-profit organization dedicated to creating technologies, services, and communities that ensure a … Continue reading Start Your Amara Community: A Powerful Alternative to YouTube Community Contributions

FREE private subtitling workspaces for K-12 schools!

News of schools closing all around the world has students, parents, and teachers seeking a stronghold while their lives and schedules are upended by the current pandemic. Millions of students may remain out of school for the rest of the academic year in an effort to stop the spread of coronavirus (COVID-19).  In this difficult … Continue reading FREE private subtitling workspaces for K-12 schools!