Many teams have important information they want to share with their linguists, like who to contact with questions, or links to other helpful resources that team members have made or gathered. Now we have a simple and easy-to-find page for linguists to reference those resources! If your team’s administrator has entered some text for the … Continue reading Team Resources page for collaboration teams
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 Amara's supported subtitle languages, 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 Amara Subtitle 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 Amara's supported subtitle languages 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