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Yomichan Forvo Server

<10kB. Updated 2021-03-23. Only supports Anki 2.1.x.


Yomichan Forvo Server for Anki Simple server to take advantage of Yomichan's custom audio sources feature. Requires Anki Connect. It web scrapes Forvo's search and word page to get a list of words Prerequisites Install
  1. Copy the code and install like you would for any other Anki addon
  2. Restart Anki
  3. Allow network connections (required since this is a local server)
  4. In yomichan settings, go to Audio > Configure Audio Playback Sources > Custom Audio Source
  5. Select Type as JSON and set URL to http://localhost:8770/?expression={expression}&reading={reading}
  6. In your Audio Sources list below, make sure one of them is set to Custom
Now when you scan a word in Yomichan, you should be able to right click the audio icon and the Forvo custom audio sources should appear Changelog: 2021-03-22


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Supported Anki versions:

To download this add-on, please copy and paste the following code into Anki 2.1:


If you were linked to this page from the internet, please open Anki on your computer, go to the Tools menu and then Add-ons>Browse & Install to paste in the code.

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The add-on I wanted, except that literally the first ten words I tried didn't get to work, even though the audio on Forvo exists.
But it works with a couple of words not covered by Jpod101, so that's cool I guess.
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