How to Translate

Below you will find two sets of training videos. The first shows how to translate while on the Internet using However for those who are unable to translate while on the Internet the second option explains how to download the file and translate it offline in a Text Editor.  However if you feel more comfortable with another technical way of going about translating, then feel free to use that as well. The following methods are not mandatory to use, but are hope is that they will be helpful.

Option #1 Translating Online via Amara

Please watch the following tutorial on how to translate on Amara.

Option #2 Translating Offline

In the following tutorial you will learn how to translate the file while offline, simply using a text editor.

Frequently Asked Questions

Where is the list of videos ready for translation?
When you go to the forum page, you will find a link to the spreadsheet at the top of the page.

Is there a language coordinator for my language?
Depending on the language you are translating there may or may not be a language coordinator. This is the person who does the final proof before everything is put up.  If you’ve been given a coordinator then you can directly email your completed files/links to them to proof rather than going about submitting that information through this web site.

Closing thoughts

As far as the actual translation of the video, please read these two articles:

Practical Tips For Translating a Video

Tips For Proofreading a Translation