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
Delete empty subtitles You can now delete all blank subtitles at the same time in the editor! The option is in the Subtitle Tools menu (wrench icon). If you are editing a set of subtitles with a lot of empty subtitle cells, you don’t have to delete each one individually. Just click the wrench icon … Continue reading Release Highlights: Delete all empty subtitles in the Editor and more!
This month we're featuring Michel S from the ARTE volunteer community. Michel has contributed over 30 translations to ARTE. Thank you for all your hard work! Why did you start subtitling videos? I discovered Amara by happenstance, while watching a video on YouTube. I found the platform quite inviting and the subtitle editor intuitive and simple … Continue reading June Volunteer of the Month – Michel S
Customizing Workflows Team administrators can now send Evaluation assignments to another team even after the work team has completed their assignments. Working with multiple Collaboration teams can give administrators more flexibility and control over their collaboration workflow! Account Security Password strength is a concern for anyone who stores data online. To protect user profiles and … Continue reading Release Highlights: security and data protection improvements
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
Do you work as a freelance translator or subtitler? We want to hear from you! We are conducting a survey about how freelancers use subtitling tools, and which features are important in their workflow. Your feedback will help us to make sure that Amara can fit your needs. Please consider taking this short survey!
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
In the course of a routine security audit we have decided to disable changing account passwords using the API in the near future. Please let us know by Wednesday, June 6th if you currently require this capability in your workflow! If you need some lead time to adjust your code or workflow, we can wait … Continue reading Upcoming API change