This month we added two new languages to the Amara language selector: 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 the Amara language selector. This month they … Continue reading Zarma and Benhti Kenaga’ languages have been added!
Catch your audience’s attention in the first few seconds with quality subtitles. Subtitles for online video content are high in demand, and we at Amara are eager to help you find the right subtitling solution for you. Content with subtitles: Has a much larger audience Has higher viewer comprehensionMakes your video content searchable to boost … Continue reading Subtitling Solutions from Amara
In May, we added the Stoney Nakoda [sto] language to the subtitle language dropdown in Amara. Since then, we had the opportunity to learn more about the organization who requested the addition: the Stoney Corner Language Reclamation Project at Paul First Nation. As a project of the Participatory Culture Foundation, Amara supports the preservation … Continue reading Stoney Corner Language Reclamation
https://youtu.be/2JbMlUJQTDE You use Amara for your video projects, you contribute your efforts to translations and captions, and you enjoy the captions created by our community. But did you ever wonder who is "behind the scenes" at Amara? As it turns out, they are a bunch of cool people with interesting stories to tell! So, let's … Continue reading Meet the Amararians| Charlotte Fagan: So much content is only available in English!
You finally finished captioning a video, and maybe even translated your captions into several languages! Congrats! So what's next? Now you can download your captions or transcriptions in different formats for later use. If you are wondering what formats to download and how to download them, check out this article in the Amara Support Center: … Continue reading How to share your captioned video online
This month we’re honoring Taylor Ma for her role in translating DO-IT videos into Chinese. Thanks for all your work Taylor! Why I started to subtitle: I became a volunteer with DO-IT to practice my translations skills and I tried to find an area I would be interested in. So I browsed through the introduction … Continue reading May Volunteer of the Month – Taylor Ma
This month we added the Stoney (Nakoda) language to Amara. Most of the languages in its subgroup, the Dakota subgroup of Siouan languages, are spoken further south, in the Mississippi Valley and Great Plains of Ohio, USA. The Stoneys are the only Siouan people that live entirely in Canada. Want tips on language preservation? We … Continue reading Stoney (Nakoda) language has been added