Date Archives: 2010

Pre-inscriptions for the API opened

Maximum speed at Forvo HQ. After ending the beta stage , now we are happy to announce the first steps of our long-waited API . We have opened a new site to give you more information about it and also to start receiving your pre-inscriptions ....


March 23, 2010

Forvo is out of Beta

It has been almost two years online collecting the greatest pronunciation database in the world so we decided last week to close the Beta stage of Forvo . The last improvements were related to the recorder. Now it's more accurate and...


March 18, 2010

Arabic released

Another big milestone in Forvo development: we are now releasing Forvo in Arabic . This is the first language we not only translate but adapt the layout to the right to left writing. Thanks to our dear editor jasmen who has guided us in all...


March 4, 2010

Recent news about Forvo from all over the world

Almost everyday we find a new article or post about Forvo, here are some recent highlights: - BBC.co.uk , in Persian. - Habrahabr , in Russian. What about new languages? We are working on these translations, if you want to...


February 13, 2010

Meeting Forvo Editors: Zababa

Zababa , czech editor. Q: A little bit about you. A: My name is Sven and I come from Liberec, Czech Republic. I currently live in Germany where I studied linguistics and now work on the moribund N|uu language. I speak Czech (my mother...


January 22, 2010

Top pronunciations in Spanish

1. mierda 2. Paella 3. Che Guevara 4. Te quiero 5. gracias 6. Hola 7. Te amo 8. Ibiza 9. Oaxaca 10. México


January 5, 2010

Language icon

Reading the most popular posts of 2009 from the interesting blog Global by design , I've found one article about the need for a standard language change / choose icon. Many icons have become quite standard in the web world: rss icon ,...


January 1, 2010