New version Why Google Chrome? and Rocket Record not working now

Jeanne--18 October 14, 2015, 12:46 am
What features in the new version do we miss out on by not having
Google Chrome? Is one of them Rocket Record? Because Rocket Record
worked fine for me before the new version. Now it no longer works.
I'm not happy about having to switch to a new browser to continue
studying Chinese. 
New version Why Google Chrome? and Rocket Record not working now
Rocket-Languages October 16, 2015, 1:37 am
Hi Jeanne, 

Our apologies for any confusion caused. 
 
After the 2016 update, Rocket Record will work best for Chrome users, as this is the only browser that is advanced enough for the voice recognition software. The other browsers are catching up, but aren't quite there yet. 
 
Firefox & Edge will be able to record audio without pronunciation feedback (so similar to the previous version but without the need for Flash Player). All other browsers, including Safari, can only play the tutor’s audio.

I hope this helps!
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Robert-C7 October 16, 2015, 4:58 pm
The voice recognition feature is great but I suggest Rocket
Languages also add a button, say on the left panel, to disable
voice recognition and just let us record.  Then you can
restore some of the older behavior that some people are pining for.
 For instance, when doing Play It, many people including me,
when I don't want to talk out loud, would prefer it to just go
without waiting for voice input.
New version Why Google Chrome? and Rocket Record not working now
Rocket-Languages October 19, 2015, 3:12 am
Hi Robert, 

Thank you for the suggestion - I have passed it onto the Development team. In the meantime, Firefox and Microsoft Edge function the way you have suggested (i.e. without the speech-to-text) if you want to try it out. I hope that helps!
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