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
Two new subtitle languages are now supported on Amara: Mirandese from Portugal and Nhengatu from Brazil. We are happy to share more about these languages! Mirandese (mwl) Mirandese is part of the Indo-European language family and it is spoken in the Northeast population of Portugal. It is a co-official language of the town Miranda do Douro … Continue reading New to Amara: Mirandese and Nhengatu
Ghost Work prominently features Amara On Demand (AOD) as a promising and alternative path for crowdwork.
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.