Category Archives: Media


Best Italian resource

After a tough selection process and after whittling down from hundreds of recommended resources, we are delighted to announce that Forvo has been chosen to feature in Tutorful's Italian language and culture editorial! Considering that many...

March 20, 2018


100,000 downloads reached of our Android app

We are really excited to announce that we have reached a significant milestone in Forvo's history. With your help, we have surpass the frontier of 100,000 downloads of our Android app. The new version was realised last year and it is...

June 7, 2017


How to pronounce Muguruza, Kruijswijk and Hiroshima

The month of May generally brings some nice weather to Europe, and with it the start of lots of sporting action. Two recent big events catching the eye have been the French Open tennis tournament and the Italian Giro - one of cycling's...

June 7, 2016

We're on Spanish TV!

It's not every day we make it onto the national news, so we were very pleased when Forvo's new iPhone app was featured on Spanish TV channel Antena 3. As part of a segment on Antena 3 Noticias about apps for learning languages, #A3TECH...

June 6, 2016


Forvo pronunciations now available on

We’re proud to announce that we’ve teamed up with our friends at Ikusle to offer Forvo pronunciations on their newly-launched website. The pronunciation guide is available across the whole of . To listen to word...

May 10, 2016


New events section!

Summer time is just around the corner and with it there's a whole host of events to look forward to. This year is a particularly good one for sports fans with the European Football Championships taking place in June followed by Rio's...

May 2, 2016


When politicians pronounce

Donald Trump is not the first politician to make headlines over his pronunciation, but the way he said the word ' Tanzania ' in a recent speech probably tells more about his international policy credentials than poor pronunciation skills....

April 28, 2016


Learn how to pronounce Scottish place names

We're proud to announce that we've teamed up with our friends at the Scots Magazine in order to help you learn how to pronounce some of those tricky Scots and Gaelic place names. The pronunciation guide is available across the...

March 8, 2016


January's most searched for words - Zika Virus, Revenant and Conchobar

Although there can be exceptions, the words people look for on Forvo tend to reflect news stories that are currently making headlines around the world. With the Zika virus now topping 1.5 million cases worldwide, in January 2016 users...

February 10, 2016


Bowie, Snape and Saoirse trending on Forvo

Forvo is such a fantastic tool for language learners that it's often easy to overlook its usefulness as a way of measuring the impact of breaking news as events unfurl across the globe. The week started with the terrible news of...

January 15, 2016


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