Build an Engaged Community on Amara

Reach a broader audience online through the power of subtitles! Inviting your fans to become contributors not only helps you to reach new audiences; it also gives you an opportunity to build a real connection with your most engaged community. Welcome your contributors to your own Amara Community: a controlled workspace where you can add … Continue reading Build an Engaged Community on Amara

Start Your Amara Community: A Powerful Alternative to YouTube Community Contributions

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

Amara Blog Redesign & Intro of CAT

In 2014, we focused on developing the Amara platform (making it faster and even more user friendly), building partnerships, and gaining long-term sustainability.  In 2015, in addition to continuing this work,  we also want to foster greater connections amongst online translation and accessibility communities. We're starting with this new sub-blog: Community, Accessibility & Translation (aka … Continue reading Amara Blog Redesign & Intro of CAT

Subtitles and Captions for Every Video on the Web

Update: Click here to subtitle your video > Here's the problem: web video is beginning to rival television, but there isn't a good open resource for subtitling. Here's our mission: we're trying to make captioning, subtitling, and translating video publicly accessible in a way that's free and open, just like the Web. Our approach: Make … Continue reading Subtitles and Captions for Every Video on the Web