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
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-ZfzvL1_x_k Amara users translate in hundreds of languages - we want the site and editor to be viewable in that many languages too! Rather than using automatic translation, we’re asking for the help of humans like yourself to translate the site’s content into your language. We’ve created a guide on our Knowledge Base and … Continue reading Help Translate the Amara site into your language!
By popular request, video titles can now be changed from the Management page of Collaboration teams. Only team administrators can do this, but everyone on the team will benefit from the more legible video titles that are possible with this feature! We hope it makes organizing your videos a lot easier. Let us know … Continue reading Administrators, you can now edit video titles!
We now allow shifting subtitles forward or backward in bulk in the Amara Editor! Read on to learn how it works. Updated tool menus You may have noticed there are now two buttons in the middle of the screen where there only used to be one: the clock and the wrench. We separated the tools … Continue reading Bulk shift subtitles in the editor
We are moving along with the UI updates for Collaboration Teams. Earlier this week, the new Member Directory was released, which allows team admins to access the new Application Review page as well. Some of the highlights of the new UI over their older counterparts: bulk actions for team admins on the Member directory - … Continue reading Two updated pages for collaboration teams!
We’ve just released a group of features that allows higher flexibility for adding videos to Amara. Previously, we only allowed a video url to exist in one place in all of Amara - so if a user tried to add a video to the public area, and the video was already on Amara in the … Continue reading Expanded options for adding videos to Amara
We’re very excited to announce the newly redesigned homepages of amara.org and pculture.org! We hope the redesign better reflects who we are, and what we have to offer. For those of you who aren’t familiar with PCF (Participatory Culture Foundation), it is Amara’s parent organization, a 501c3 non-profit dedicated to building a more open, collaborative … Continue reading Amara and PCF have a new look!