when will Japanese course release to the desktop?

I think it already released to android and ios

June 1, 2017


Later this year, which means that it can be released at any time.

June 1, 2017

Any time includes the possibilty of it being a gradual rollout starting on 31st December 2017 at 23:59... But let's hope not. xD

June 1, 2017


July 13, 2017

It's not on Android as best I can tell. I'm tempted to borrow my dad's iPhone to start messing around on it. Not like he's going to use the app. :)

June 2, 2017

I think they said that it's slowly rolling out on Android, and it started a day or two ago, I can't remember. Everybody should have it by halfway through next week.

June 2, 2017

I got it on Android not that long ago

June 3, 2017

It's on Android but not everyone has access yet.

June 3, 2017

I got it on Android last week! Now I can't wait for some time to do it.

June 27, 2017

It only takes like 5 minutes a day! :)

June 27, 2017

はい!Very true!

June 28, 2017

Has this been confirmed?

June 4, 2017

Has what been confirmed?

June 5, 2017

I'll be stoked when the desktop format rolls out!!!

July 29, 2017

You could install an Android emulator software like Bluestacks on your PC/Windows.
Therein you can install the DuoLingo Android app either directly from a downloaded apk file or online from Google Play store.

July 30, 2017

Not the same.

July 30, 2017

LOL thats not desktop though is it, its using the mobile version on desktop which kinda defeats the whole point of wanting the desktop site.

August 10, 2017

Well, not every Duo user asking for the DL Japanese course might have an IOS/Android mobile smartphone...I just wanted to show the broad userbase a simple (probably not known) "workaround" until the real Desktop (typing) site will be supported.

Of course your above question stays absolutely legit.

As you are already taking Japanese, of course this tip is NOT really appropriate for both of you, as you are already using Japanese on mobile :-)

August 11, 2017

By tinkering with selecting Japanese on the phone and then going back to the computer I've been able to start a lesson in Japanese on my computer but it was very difficult to actually do the lesson since it required me to keep switching between a western keyboard and a Japanese keyboard. I have both installed on my computer, but it's still a hassle to change for each sentence. I hope the course can figure out a way to solve this.

July 30, 2017

Has this gradual rollout been done with other languages? If not, I'm just curious why Japanese is being handled differently. Is it because of complexity introduced by the various alphabets?

September 17, 2017

I'm a serious language learner and since I've been into Kpop and Jpop I want to learn one of these languages to see if I can understand lyrics. Too bad they Korean isn't done... & since I don't currently own a ios or android device I can't do Japanese either!! When will the desktop version be released?

September 27, 2017
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