There’s an old version of the Amara video embedder that a small number of external websites still seem to be using. As we clean up our code so that we can develop faster, we’re going to stop supporting that old version (the widgetizer) on July 15th. Our more current embedder is more reliable, with a … Continue reading Update your embedded Amara videos by July 15th!
Hello Amara users, The next time you open up the subtitle editor, you may notice the new “Beta Editor” button. You can use this button to test drive some new beta features for the subtitle editor on your regular subtitling work. We hope these additions will make your subtitling sessions more productive and fun! These … Continue reading Try out new features on the Beta editor!
We are planning on making some changes to our API over the next few months, including a handful of backwards incompatible changes.
In our latest page update to Amara’s teams, we included a new filter style that’s significantly different from the way we display filters on the other team pages. We put the filters on top of the list so they don't take up the left side of the screen. We’re trying out this new filter style … Continue reading Amara Team Members, Your Opinions Needed on Amara’s New Filter Style
This month we added two new languages to Amara: Behnti Kenaga’, from Alaska, and Zarma, from West Africa. Behnti Kenaga’ [taa] Amara learned about the Doyon Foundation and the 7,000 Languages Project back in April, when we added four native Alaskan Athabaskan (Dena) languages to Amara's supported subtitle languages. This month they brought the language … Continue reading Zarma and Benhti Kenaga’ languages have been added!
Project and Language Managers for Collaboration Teams We have added a new team role into Collaboration teams that will make it easier for teams to manage languages and projects. Team admins can now designate “project managers” and “language managers” from the Member Directory page. Project and language managers are useful for collaboration teams that: Work … Continue reading Project and Language Managers for Collaboration Teams
Collaboration Team Improvements Managers of Collaboration Teams can now send back several Evaluations at the same time from the Management page > Evaluations tab by selecting them and choosing “Edit.” Learn more about using Evaluations in your workflow on the Amara Knowledge Base! Issues with Third-party Sites Embedding a YouTube video with Amara subtitles used … Continue reading Release Highlights: Collaboration Team Improvements and Issues with Third-party Sites
In May, we added the Stoney Nakoda [sto] language to the subtitle language dropdown in Amara. Since then, we had the opportunity to learn more about the organization who requested the addition: the Stoney Corner Language Reclamation Project at Paul First Nation. As a project of the Participatory Culture Foundation, Amara supports the preservation … Continue reading Stoney Corner Language Reclamation
We’ve been building and shipping faster than ever before - so fast that it’s easy to miss some of the new improvements that could speed up your subtitling workflow, or make Amara the perfect tool for your organization. As Amara’s product manager, I spend a lot of time looking at what we’re about to release … Continue reading Introducing the Amara Changelog
Highlights from our Latest Release Undo and Redo Last week, we released the long-awaited undo and redo actions in the editor with the keyboard shortcut ctrl+Z (on a PC) or cmd+Z (on a Mac)! Now you can step back a few steps and undo any messes. Split a sub by mistake? Go back. Made a … Continue reading Release Highlights: undo, redo, and updated styles