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Forvo makes list of top 100 websites of 2016

We're only a few days into 2016 but we were delighted to find out that Forvo has already been honoured with a place on Daily Tekk's best websites of the year. The accolade comes at a really exciting time for Forvo. Following a...

January 7, 2016


And the award goes to...

...All of you! That's right folks, Forvo was presented with a special award last night and it's thanks to each and every one of you who takes time to contribute to Forvo and help make it the great resource that it is. The award was...

November 20, 2015


Dear Readers, Have you seen our numbers lately? Forvo is nearing an important milestone by closing in on 3 million pronunciations on its site, and we can't wait to hear what the 3 millionth word will be. Will it be a wild card out of the...

March 27, 2015


Fashion Week 2015, Pronounced

At Forvo, we think everyone should be able to understand and be understood. As part of Forvo's redesign, we will soon be debuting a new feature that will allow users to create and share lists. So not only will users be able to hear and...

February 12, 2015

Forvo founders in the 100 of the year by El Paí­s

We are very honored and proud to be included in the ' 100 protagonistas iberoamericanos de 2013 ' a selection of men and women who have been relevant the past year, according to Spanish newspaper 'El Paí­s'. Article:...

January 4, 2014

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

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

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

Forvo in Tekzilla

See Veronica Belmont talk about Forvo on Tekzilla.

June 12, 2011

Forvo at the Laughing Squid

While we keep on working on new improvements for the website we are happy to see more and more people discovering and enjoying Forvo. Here is this week's review at the BTW: Yes, we are aware how close we are to the...

April 30, 2011

Forvo Pronunciations: Irréprochable

Comment faites-vous lorsque vous devez prononcer à l’antenne un mot ou un nom étranger que vous ne connaissez pas? La solution existe, elle s'appelle Forvo. C'est le plus grand dictionnaire de pronciation en ligne au...

February 18, 2011

Recent videos about Forvo

Rosana Hermann in R7 (Portuguese) Radio TV Portugal (Portuguese) Forvo in Drumbeat Festival by La vanguardia newspaper (Spanish)

January 28, 2011

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: - , in Persian. - Habrahabr , in Russian. What about new languages? We are working on these translations, if you want to...

February 13, 2010