https://www.duolingo.com/George418878

Audio gets cut off at the end

Does anyone else have this problem? It is hard to complete some of the listening exercises because half of the last word is missing.

May 20, 2017

15 Comments


https://www.duolingo.com/WLCARIS

Yes. There have been many topics about that. No reaction from DL.

May 21, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/geoff114196

This has just started happening on my Lenovo laptop using both Firefox and Chrome. Works fine with Edge however. My other (Acer) laptop has no such problems. To update my earlier post:- After a clean re-install of Windows 10 plus latest updates and drivers from MS, I still have this problem on the Lenovo laptop, with both Chrome and Firefox. Edge still works fine, so that is the solution for me. If DL or anyone else can shed any light on why, I would be interested to hear :-)

June 25, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/RMinervaJ

Interesting. I, also, have a new Lenovo ideapad Flex4 on which this problem occurs. However, my old laptop was also a Lenovo G550 (at least 10 years old) and I didn't have this problem. No issues playing YouTube or other streaming apps. So that leaves me completely unsure whether there's something new about how this laptop's speaker driver is handling certain types of sound feeds or there's a malfunction in Duolingo's app.

December 2, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/RMinervaJ

I JUST FOUND THE SOLUTION FOR ME! Go into your Duolingo settings and turn the sound effects OFF. (I have no idea why this works but it does.) I now get the full spoken answer.

December 3, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/WLCARIS

It didn't work for me.

December 3, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/WLCARIS

And still no reaction. It's so embarrassing. Shame on you DL.

August 10, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/RobOllett

Just started having this issue as well, also my mic is on however it's not giving me any mic questions

June 3, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/tsw1920

I have this problem as well for a couple months in Swedish. SO ANNOYING!

July 11, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/sue649910

Me too and I really wish they would fix it. I'm having to guess pronunciations from where it reads the full word, I'm going to end up sounding as if I'm mumbling Danish at this rate! Any advice for browsers this app works best on?

August 4, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/MetroWestJP

I've been having this problem since my Firefox automatically upgraded to version 57.0. I noticed that Firefox changed from a single process (the way I had set it after the last upgrade) to multiple processes. Ever since then, DuoLingo cuts off the audio recordings and Firefox+Facebook=>maxed_out_RAM+frozen_computer. If I click on the button to repeat the audio, it usually adds back some or all of the cropped part.

January 13, 2018

https://www.duolingo.com/RichH.

I have the same problem

May 23, 2019

https://www.duolingo.com/Steven331619

Exact same problem. I'm using Firefox.

June 2, 2019

https://www.duolingo.com/RichH.

Firefox here too. But I also get it on Chrome.

June 3, 2019

https://www.duolingo.com/WLCARIS

Unfortunately, for almost two years Duo keeps ruining existing and working features instead of fixing the broken ones.

June 3, 2019

https://www.duolingo.com/Patrick159815

2 years on and this problem still persists

July 2, 2019
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