https://www.duolingo.com/Raisinnoir

What happened to the male voice?

I really miss the male voice, as it was easier for me to understand. I'm told the female voice is the way most French sound, but it is sometimes very difficult in the audio only exercises.

July 10, 2017

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https://www.duolingo.com/erikrichert

I miss the male voice too. The female voice seems quite garbled at times, some of it is probably my own problem with spoken French comprehension, but some of it sounds like a technical problem.

July 10, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/Sjodni

I agree, I really enjoyed having both voices!

July 10, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/MarcD50

They probably removed the male voice to make the site faster. Every time you click on 'Continue', it only loads two audio files (female fast and female slow) instead of four.

July 10, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/TelevisionMan

The female voice has always sounded awful, in my humble opinion. There should be an option to choose which voice you want, if loading both was taking up too much bandwidth.

July 11, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/cutehamstergirl

I still have the male voice though...

July 13, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/Raisinnoir

Maybe they're restoring it. What kind of device do you use?

July 13, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/cutehamstergirl

I use both an iphone and a computer

July 13, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/Raisinnoir

Merci, bonne chance!

July 13, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/lolp3633

we need a perfect Jarvis voice.

July 10, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/junk01

The male voice is still available on Android O/S devices. I believe.

August 5, 2017
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