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4 Replies ・ Started by Clevername02 at 2015-04-18 10:21:06 UTC ・ Last reply by weab00 at 2017-04-18 17:53:01 UTC

Any way to download audio?

Sorry if this has been asked, I couldn't find any search function for the forum. I was just wondering if its possible to download the audio for japanese words. When I right click there is no "save as" option.

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Kimtaro Admin at 2015-04-18 11:29:58 UTC

The sound files are linked in the HTML code. But they have been gifted to us by Tofugu and they own the rights to the audio files.

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NessDan at 2015-04-18 18:05:33 UTC

I know it's not as nice as the audio on this site, but you can hear how a word is pronounced using Google Translate or Sound of Text: http://soundoftext.com/

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weab00 at 2017-04-18 17:51:05 UTC

Go to where it says "Play audio" and right click. I'll be using the word 英語 (えいご) in this example. After right clicking, select "Inspect"/"Inspect element". After selecting that, a side panel screen should pop up with a bunch of HTML code. You'll automatically be taken to one highlighted in blue. Above that one, there will be a block of code that says ". Click the down arrow on that, and several links will drop down (with a cloudfront.net in the URL). It should say <source src="http://d1vjc5dkcd3yh2.cloudfront.net/audio/8d5bcf2b454c254671aaa5a8bd9c2272.mp3". Now click on that, and a new tab will open with the audio recording! All you have to do now is click the little download button. Here's a screenshot: http://i.imgur.com/R3ltpJG.png. Happy downloading!

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weab00 at 2017-04-18 17:53:01 UTC

*the block of code will say <a class="class="concept_audio concept_light-status_link..." just to clarify

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