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
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
Sometimes you have text on screen in a video in the exact area where subtitles normally display. How can you keep the subtitle and the onscreen text visible? Before now, Amara technical operations staff manually repositioned those subtitles when requested by clients of our On Demand translation service. Now anyone can do it: just click … Continue reading Position subtitles to the top of the video player
In the month of April, we added three more indigenous languages to the Amara language selector, and corrected the name of one. Read on to learn about Santali, Ho, Guarani and Paraguayan Guarani! Santali (sat) and Ho (hoc) While there are 22 languages officially recognized by the Indian Constitution, It’s hard to know how many … Continue reading Santali and Ho languages added, and Guarani language updated!
Over the past year, many of our users have requested the ability to split a long subtitle in two. This is especially important when translating, since one language may use many more characters to express the same phrase as in another language. Now Amara editor users can split a subtitle in two with a keyboard … Continue reading New in the Editor: Split Subtitles