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Mobile app is great, but how about offline features?

Just started using the mobile app for Spanish, and love what you've done with it. However, I live in NYC and my prime learning time is usually on the subway on my way to and from work, etc. Are there any plans to add offline features? Even if it's just practice that can be stored and added as points later when wi-fi capablities return?

November 28, 2012



We will definitely offer this feature, but it's not easy to do well. It will likely be out early next year.


How about an Android app as well (or blackberry)? Are there plans to introduce other platforms

Nevermind: Just saw your job posting for an android developer. I hope to see this soon.


please do!! thank you very much!


My job requires me to stay without an internet connection for mounts. An offline feature would be appreciated. Thanks.


For speech audio, it would have to pre-download what it thinks you might accomplish before your next reconnect to the internet. Thing is, it doesn't know when you're going to disconnect next. I want this feature too, but somehow I think it might be a little trickier than expected to implement.


I don't think there would be a problem... You would just need to specify what to download for offline use... If it were me I would give an extra window, where you could select which skills you want to download, and this one would be downloaded for offline use, so next time you open app and don't have connection Duolingo would look up local files...


I recently became utterly addicted to Duolingo, but gasped when i realised my commute to Korea from Melbourne and back on the plane is going to be without it!


Would absolutely love to see this feature, too. Hopefully this isn't too much of a hassle to implement. You've done an amazing job with this whole site & app so far, keep the great things coming!


A offline modus would be really great.


An offline mode would be great. Even if you could only repeat what you have already learned. This way we couldn't surprise the program by learning something it did't expect.

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