Easily Add Subtitles to Your Videos Online

Subtitle Editor

Create video captions and subtitles, individually or as a team, using the online Amara Editor.

Subtitle Service

Order from our professional subtitle service, Amara On Demand.

Amara Subtitle Editor

Create and Edit Subtitles Online

Whether you work by yourself, as part of a team, manage a group of volunteers or external vendors, the Amara Editor combined with project and team management tools can help you to coordinate subtitle projects of all sizes.

Amara Subtitles Editor


Amara Editor – Easy to Learn and Use

Caption, subtitle, translate and review work all within the multi-award winning Amara Editor. Use state of the art subtitling features like audio waveforms, adjustable playback speed, efficient short-cuts, and notes for easy communication.

Workflows – Flexible and Customizable

Manage the quality and consistency of your subtitling output by defining your own process. Amara provides customizable workflows for review and final approval of subtitles.

Team Management Tools – Powerful and Intuitive

Designate roles to your team members to define permissions. Managers can oversee workforce and projects, while linguists can find and complete tasks.

Import and Export Subtitles Seamlessly

The Amara Enterprise Platform is integrated with YouTube, Vimeo, and other video hosting sites for easy import and export of subtitles. The platform can also manage syncing for your localized metadata and video titles.

API – Robust and Reliable

Use the Amara API to save time by automating workflows and subtitling assignments. With the API, Amara’s functionality can be integrated into any existing system to customize workflows even more. Check out the Amara API documentation

Amara On Demand

Order Professional Subtitles, Captions, and Text Translations

  • Affordable, high-quality subtitles
  • Multiple formats and delivery options
  • 50+ languages - and more upon request
  • Committed to capturing the tone and meaning of your content

Our professional team will work with you to understand and meet your subtitling needs.

Amara’s 2,500+ passionate, professional linguists ensure your caption and translation needs are entrusted to native speakers.

PCF's mission

Building a More Inclusive Media Ecosystem

Amara is a project of the Participatory Culture Foundation (PCF), a nonprofit working to build a more inclusive media ecosystem since 2006. We are driven to ensure that life-enriching content is available to everyone, whether or not they can hear or understand the language of the video. By using Amara Services, volunteering to subtitle a video, or donating — you are helping to accomplish this mission.

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