Translating TED Talks on Amara

Getting Registered

Translating Talks

Working Together

Advanced Stuff

For additional help, please visit: TED-Amara Support Desk

How do I register as a new TED translator?

As an existing TED translator, how do I log in to Amara?

How do I request to translate/review talks?

You can see a demonstration of searching for tasks in this tutorial.

Where can I find my current talk assignments?

How do I decline a task I’ve taken by mistake (or can’t complete)?

How many talks can I be assigned to at once?  

How do I indicate I'm finished translating/reviewing a talk?

How do I save my in-progress work?


When do my subtitles get published on

How do I check the status of my translation/review? 

What is the new/beta editor?

The new editor offers useful features like information on the number of characters and the reading speed of each subtitle.

To access it, open a task and click “Save and open in new editor” in the translation interface

How do I know who is reviewing my translation?

How do I know whose translation I'm reviewing?

How do I know what a reviewer changes in my translation?

How do I communicate with another translator?

Where can I comment or make a suggestion on a translation?

 How do I know if someone comments on my translation?

What if I notice a mistake in my translation after it’s published?

How do I download subtitles?


How do I upload subtitles?

How do I “follow” a translation?

For additional help, please email