Our newest initiative is all about amplifying today’s critical voices of change, who are leading us toward a more equitable, sustainable and accessible world. To start with, we’re focusing on increasing participation in the upcoming US elections. In the US, despite at least 350 languages being actively spoken, most information about voting is only available … Continue reading Amplifying Voices of Change
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
We are excited to share our newest update on Amara to improve the user experience. The updated Video page is the new central place to manage videos for your team. AMARA PLUS Our Amara Plus admins can now find everything that they need to manage their videos directly under the Video tab: add new videos, … Continue reading Managing your videos in Amara teams just got easier
Towards the end of last year, we ran a lot of user testing sessions to understand how to make Amara even better. Huge thanks to everyone who participated, we learned a lot! Fast forward to spring this year -- we are very excited to share the new Amara user experience, including the new Amara editor … Continue reading Taking Amara’s User Experience to the Next Level
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!
The Participatory Culture Foundation (PCF) began as a nonprofit in 2006 with a focus on creating open source software to ensure that emerging video technologies were accessible to all. Today, we are still very much a mission-focused nonprofit; however, since getting our start, we have witnessed major shifts in the computing landscape that have led … Continue reading Why We are Closing Amara’s Source Code