One year of adding subtitles to videos
We’re officially 1 today! And we honestly couldn’t have done it without you. I am so so proud we have launched a platform to solve real problems, built such a talented team and have grown an amazing community of users: from businesses, agencies, enterprises and business owners, to individuals, teachers, influencers, vloggers and bloggers. All to help creators and businesses improve engagement with content.
Our history (the past two years!)
Whilst living in Australia, I began creating a lot of my own video content. I quickly discovered there wasn’t a simple or easy solution for transcribing videos for YouTube and posting across different platforms. I needed to stop wasting time and money on slow processes and solutions. I simply wanted to add subtitles to videos and share my content as quickly as I was producing it. I was looking for a way to automate the process, but it just didn't exist. So I started Subly (previously take-1-video) to solve the issue for myself, individuals, creators and organisations around the world.
Now a team of 10, with over 13,000 videos and 100 days subtitled! As well as building a market-leading subtitling, transcription and translation (coming soon) platform, we have a vision to make all content truly global. And that starts with the Subly team. The 10 superheroes, most of whom have never actually met in person, that are based around the world and all focused on what matters most: our amazing users and product!
And we’re just getting started. We believe with great new features for our users, accessible subscription plans (coming soon but for now we’re free!) and an amazing community, we can achieve our mission to empower every creator and organisation to maximise their content, and enable all to access transcribed and translated content.
Is there a feature you’d love to see? We always want to hear from our community of users, with suggestions, feedback and, of course, great quotes. Share more with us today here and we’ll be sharing more updates and features with you very soon!
Gracias, Merci, Thank you
So today we’ll be celebrating across the globe with our team and users, from a distance, at a time in history when technology and content is more powerful and more important than ever in keeping individuals, teams, businesses and everyone in between connected.
Thank you to all of you who make our community so special. Here’s to the next 12 months and beyond. We’ll continue to make content simple. We’ll carry on automatically creating subtitles for you. We’ll continue to give you control to edit and style content. We’ll continue to remove the need for editing skills. We’ll keep adding new features. And we promise to save you time, so you can focus on what you do best, create and share more content that people love.
Holly and the Subly Team 🎉
We always want to hear from our community of users, with suggestions, feedback and of course great quotes. Is there a feature you'd love us to add? Leave your feedback and suggestions here.