SuperMemo Blog

July 3, 2018
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June 21, 2018
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June 20, 2018
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June 12, 2018
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June 7, 2018
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June 6, 2018
June is the time of Phrasebooks. Prepare for the summer holidays and learn one language for 7 days FREE!
May 23, 2018
Have you ever used mixed repetitions on Check out how they work!
May 2, 2018
Olive Green available in Spain!
April 20, 2018
This year, for the first time ever, we will be visiting The Buenos Aires International Book Fair.
April 11, 2018
New feature on! An in-app Dictionary is now available also for iOS users.
April 4, 2018
New courses for children on! Memo the Dragon series has grown joined by next languages – now your child can learn English, German, Spanish, French, Russian and Polish. 10 days for FREE!
March 20, 2018
We spent the beginning of March in Beijing, where we worked on preparations to launch in China. Work in progress.
March 16, 2018
We are proud to present the complete 8 language phrasebook series, available now in the catalogue.
March 15, 2018
Great news from London! We have been shortlisted to The London Book Fair International Excellence Awards 2018!
March 6, 2018
In 2018 London Book Fair will celebrate its 47-year anniversary. It's a global marketplace for rights negotiation and the sale and distribution of content across print, audio, TV, film and digital channels.
February 28, 2018
In the middle of February we presented the idea of during the Innovation Academy 2020 in Warsaw.
February 20, 2018
New features in! "Add to SuperMemo" button when browsing (Android 6.0 +) and “Add to SuperMemo” button on the home screen (Android 7.0 +).
February 14, 2018
Next great news, this time from Birmingham, United Kingdom! We're very proud to be a finalist at the Education Resources Awards 2018 with our course Olive Green.
January 22, 2018
Olive Green shortlisted to GESS Awards.
January 16, 2018
The year begins on a high note with the BETT Show at ExCeL in London on January 24-27.
January 15, 2018
Good news keep on coming! This time we would like to introduce our licensing partner from Ukraine – Ranok.
January 9, 2018
We are pleased to announce that from now on Olive Green will be available in South Korea. Our licensing partner Darakwon took on a great challenge.
December 28, 2017 has a new online feature – a translation widget! To call it up, highlight a word or phrase on the website.
December 22, 2017
More courses for children available in technology! English with Memo the Dragon is a two-part course aimed at children aged 3-6, teaching basic vocabulary with the use of funny animations.
December 14, 2017
New in our course catalogue! The Young Learners series of English courses for kids. Read on to learn more about this latest publication, its structure, objectives and content.
December 14, 2017
30 years ago yesterday, SuperMemo 1.0 for DOS was born.
November 30, 2017
The app for Android has a new functionality – speech synthesis (Text To Speech) – available for private courses and MemoCards. Now, you can easily add words to your courses in any language you choose.
November 22, 2017
You may be familiar with those serrated sets of forgetting curves characteristic of spaced repetition. The picture has been made popular by the article in Wired. That picture has been wrongly attributed to Hermann Ebbinghaus ever since. This blog entry explains the birth of that misattribution.
November 20, 2017
The second largest book fair in the world after Frankfurt's, the Guadalajara International Book Fair begins next week on Monday November 27, and SuperMemo will be visiting it for the first time in our history.
November 13, 2017
With the latest update, it is now possible to edit your MemoCards directly in the iOS and Android apps.
October 25, 2017
The 21st edition of the International Book Fair in Krakow will take place on October 26-29 in EXPO Krakow. Just like every year, the fair is a real feast for all book lovers, which also includes those looking for materials for language learning. This year, it is France who holds the title of Guest of Honour in Krakow.
October 17, 2017
Every year at the Frankfurt Book Fair, the publishing industry’s Bookseller magazine announces the shortlist for the FutureBook awards. In 2017, SuperMemo was honoured with a nomination for Olive Green in the Book of the Year: Adults category. When we already thought the list of prizes for Olive Green is full, yet another competition proved us wrong :)
October 3, 2017
The Frankfurter Buchmesse GmbH has been organising the Frankfurt Book Fair since 1949. Every year, 7,300 exhibitors from more than 100 countries, 275,000 visitors, 4,000 events, 10,000 journalists and 2,400 bloggers all gather in Frankfurt during the biggest trade fair for the international publishing industry.
September 29, 2017
Organised by IFEMA and promoted by the Spanish Federation of Publishers' Associations (FGEE for short), LIBER International Book Fair takes place from 4 to 6 October 2017 in Hall 14 at Feria de Madrid.
August 27, 2017
Good news for all our website users: we have recently added special keybaords with language-specific signs in all our courses online. Filling in gaps in online courses has never been easier.Whenever you come across a gap-filling exercise in your online course, you will see a small icon with a keyboard next to it. Click on the icon and a keyboard with your language-specific signs will appear. Click the letter that you need to fill in the gap. Then close the keyboard and check your answer as usual. Installing your language keyboard is no longer necessary!
July 31, 2017
On its 24th edition, the Beijing International Book Fair will host Iran as the country of honour. This edition will also be SuperMemo's second visit to this largest book exhibition in Asia. SuperMemo's representatives will be present at the China International Exhibition Center on August 23 and 24, with a very tight schedule of meetings with our potential partners on the Chinese market.
July 20, 2017
Following the Italian edition by Gribaudo, an imprint of the Feltrinelli publishing group, Olive Green has made her way to France! It is our pleasure to announce that Olive Green is now available in France thanks to the licensing agreement signed between SuperMemo and Harrap’s, an imprint of Larousse.
June 23, 2017
Have you come across a page with material that is so easy for you that you do not wish to repeat it in the future at all? This means you are doing great learning with SuperMemo! Well done :) Now you can switch future repetitions for such a screen, as we added a new feature that will allow you to disable repetitions for any given page in your courses.
June 19, 2017
We are very happy to announce that since June Olive Green has been available in Italy thanks to the licensing agreement signed between SuperMemo and Gribaudo, an imprint of the Feltrinelli publishing group.
May 24, 2017
It has been a pretty hectic couple of weeks with the new edition of the Extreme series of courses at getting prepared to be launched. And it is finally here! The intensive vocabulary courses for learning four languages: English, German, Spanish and French, on all levels, are now available, and the update for our current users will be free of charge. There is more! Apart from upgrading our online courses, we have also added the new features to apps. So, what’s new in the Extreme courses?
May 17, 2017
On its 8th edition, the Warsaw Book Fair will bring together publishers, authors and readers at the PGE National Stadium in Warsaw on May 18-21. SuperMemo will be there, too! We will be more than happy to welcome you at our stand 26 / D5 that we will share with the PWN Publishing Group that we are part of. Plan your visit to the Warsaw Book Fair, and don't forget to drop by to say hello to the SuperMemo team. We hope you will have an inspiring and fruitful fair! The SuperMemo Team
May 16, 2017
Back in the late 1980s, SuperMemo was first to apply computer technology to optimize intervals between repetitions. We have been the global leader in research on human long-term memory ever since. Spaced repetition may be common in educational apps today, yet SuperMemo is still the unique source of original research and development in this field.
April 25, 2017
Did you know that you can search through all courses in both online, and in PC Windows, Android and iOS apps? By now, you are probably familiar with the search option available online that we already presented on our blog some time ago. Yet, we now offer it not only online. Currently, you can use the search feature in all platforms, whether you are online or offline.
April 20, 2017
Did you know that your courses purchased online at can be downloaded and used in the SuperMemo app for iOS and Android? And vice versa! Your courses purchased in the SuperMemo app for the iPhone can be used at online and Android app.
March 27, 2017
Very early this year, the London Book Fair took the Olympia exhibition centre by storm on March 14-16. Poland was the Market Focus Country in 2017, which allowed Polish publishers, including SuperMemo, to be part of an unprecedentedly large Polish national stand that welcomed visitors in quest of not only traditional paper publications, but also digital content.
February 23, 2017
On March 14-16, SuperMemo will be present at stand 4A11 (within the Polish National Stand at Olympia, South Kensington, London), welcoming all visitors and potential partners interested in licensing Olive Green for their respective markets. But we will do more than that. Our team would also like to invite you to three different events taking place during the exhibition.
February 18, 2017
The London Book Fair is just around the corner, coming in less than a month now at Olympia, South Kensington. SuperMemo, winner of the International Excellence Award 2016 will be there - and is looking forward to meeting you at our stand 4A11 within the common Polish exhibition stand.
January 23, 2017
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January 22, 2017
Did you know that in you can synchronize your learning between the online service and your iPhone? Read on to learn how to do that. If you have a account but haven’t downloaded the iOS app for your iPhone, go to our page for app download and follow a few simple steps to download the app from the App Store.
January 10, 2017
Did you know that in you can have access to all Premium courses for 1 month for FREE? Yes, it’s possible! All you need to do is: