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 visible? Before now, Amara technical operations staff manually repositioned those subtitles when requested by clients of our On Demand translation service. Now anyone can do it: just click … Continue reading Position subtitles to the top of the video player
In the month of April, we added three more indigenous languages to the Amara language selector, and corrected the name of one. Read on to learn about Santali, Ho, Guarani and Paraguayan Guarani! Santali (sat) and Ho (hoc) While there are 22 languages officially recognized by the Indian Constitution, It’s hard to know how many … Continue reading Santali and Ho languages added, and Guarani language updated!
Over the past year, many of our users have requested the ability to split a long subtitle in two. This is especially important when translating, since one language may use many more characters to express the same phrase as in another language. Now Amara editor users can split a subtitle in two with a keyboard … Continue reading New in the Editor: Split Subtitles
When we released the redesigned homepage of the Amara website in August 2017, we made everything look as “clean and simple” as possible. In the last couple of months, we’ve come to realize that less is not always more, and the clean and simple new look of our forms was making them difficult to complete … Continue reading Getting involved with Amara On Demand and Enterprise just got easier!
If you use Brightcove for video hosting, you can now easily make subtitles on Amara for your videos that will automatically export to your Brightcove account! In June, we made a big update to make sure Amara worked with Brightcove’s overhaul of their system. In the last couple of months we’ve made a few more … Continue reading Amara teams – Try out our Brightcove integration
Thanks to 7,000 Languages Project and the Doyon Foundation, we’ve added four native Alaskan languages from the Athabascan language family to the Amara language selector this week: Hän, Gwich’in, Holikachuk, and Koyukon. 7,000 Languages seeks to “offer the best available technology for free use by speakers and supporters of languages largely ignored by commercial interests.” … Continue reading Native Alaskan languages added to Amara
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-ZfzvL1_x_k Amara users translate in hundreds of languages - we want the site and editor to be viewable in that many languages too! Rather than using automatic translation, we’re asking for the help of humans like yourself to translate the site’s content into your language. We’ve created a guide on our Knowledge Base and … Continue reading Help Translate the Amara site into your language!