New projects powered by Forvo API

As a great ending to this terrific year in Forvo HQ, we are happy to announce two big new partners who are using Forvo pronunciations. Both are leaders in their languages: - Youdao Dictionary is the largest dictionary in China with more than...


December 21, 2013

Forvo covered in Spanish media

We are being overwhelmed these days with all the coverage in Spanish media. Here are a bunch of examples: Informativos TVE El Paí­s - La donostiarra Forvo, entre las 50 mejores webs, según Time Eitb - La revista...


June 2, 2013

Forvo one of the 50 best websites of 2013 according to Time

You don't get to be featured in Time Magazine everyday.  


May 8, 2013

Forvo featured in Adsense publisher stories

We were featured as a publisher success story. Read the full article at Google Adsense Blog .


May 1, 2013

What is success for Forvo

We have been recently asked on how we define success in respect to Forvo. This is the answer: Favorite Tweets by @forvo !function(d,s,id){var...


February 23, 2013

Our journey to translate Forvo into 39 languages

With the recents releases of Croatian , Hebrew , Armenian , Latvian and Norwegian , Forvo is now translated into 39 languages. We are very proud of this achievement, and we wanted to thanks again the team of volunteers who is helping us to...


February 14, 2013

Top pronunciations of 2012

01. Tumblr 02. أمة الله 03. anything 04. Bon voyage 05. paonne 06. Děkuju 07. pretty 08. Technische Universität 09. spaghetti all'amatriciana 10. decadence


December 31, 2012

Forvo API announcements

Forvo API community is growing up to 2,000 developers so we would like to share with you some recent news about it. - Commercial release : Forvo pronunciation API can be used in projects with a clear commercial intention that's why we...


October 17, 2012

Best Free Reference Web Sites of 2012

Forvo has been selected as one of the MARS Best Free Reference Web Sites of 2012. MARS is the " MARS: Emerging Technologies in Reference " section of the Reference and User Services Association of the American Library Association...


July 19, 2012

Meeting Forvo editors: Rooibos

Q: A little bit about you. A: My name is Stefanie " Rooibos " and I'm one of the voices of the German language. Q: When did you learn about Forvo? A: I discovered Forvo when I was searching for the correct pronunciation of...


May 31, 2012

Forvo released in Bosnian

We have just added a new language to the family: Bosnian . New translations are not the only things we are working on but they are for sure the most attractive and visible ones. We hope to have ready soon more translations like Croatian ,...


April 4, 2012

Promt teams with Forvo

Promt , creator of popular translation services has teamed up with Forvo adding Forvo pronunciations into their translation software. This is the first translation service that is powered by Forvo native speakers giving the users the real...


October 3, 2011

A poem dedicated to Forvo

Created by Alexander . You never stop surprising us. Forvo.com is the greatest resource Of words, names and phrases and sounds, of course. You can search and you'll find every word seen around You just click on the play button and...


August 3, 2011

New languages available

We have just added new languages to Forvo. You can now add and pronounce words in: - Nogai - Jamaican Patois - Gan Chinese - Burushaski - Shoshoni - Silesian - Okinawan - Minangkabau ... and more to come...


July 4, 2011

Forvo in Tekzilla

See Veronica Belmont talk about Forvo on Tekzilla.


June 12, 2011

Happy 1 million pronunciations!

We are celebrating these days our third year online and coinciding with this anniversary we have reached an amazing number of pronunciations: 1,000,000 . We have no words to thank you for making this possible but we have a graphic instead :)...


May 23, 2011