Speed typing games and lessons

 

 

Typing links

Speed typing lesson 

Test your typing speed and accuracy! 
Free Online Typing Test 
Typing Test -- easy to use online typing test
Typing Tutor for Beginning Typists 

Learn Typing for Free Online

Keyboarding Practice
Learn2Type
Interactive site for learning to type and improving your speed.  Free registration.
Touch Typing
TypeOnline.co.uk Free online touch-typing course
 
On-line

alfatyping.com
TypingMaster iTutor
http://www.typing-lessons.org/
Learn2Type.com
Oekosoft Touch Typing Trainer (en, ge, fr)
typingweb.com (free trial)
Custom Typing Training (free 4 week trial)
typeonline.co.uk

On-line Typing Speed Test

typingzone.com en, fr
typingmaster.com
typingcertification.com
mrkent.com
scattermall.com
typingcertification.com

Downloadable programs and other resources (some free; some fee) None of these products are endorsed or recommended; for information purposes only. 
Accu-Type Download Centre 
"There's never been an easier way to learn to touch type. Accu-Type 4 for Windows is the typing tutor that never fails! In fact, you'll be amazed at how easy it is to learn. It takes as little as 12 hours of training to get to the stage where you're touch typing over the entire keyboard (including numbers and special characters). Yet, the skills stay with you for life!" 
Ainsworth - Download 
"This sampler package of four programs is easily installed and just as easily removed from your computer." 
Captain Keyboard Typing Tutor 
"Captain Keyboard isn't just a typing tutor. It's an exciting 'Space Invaders' style typing game. Type your way through galaxies and the keyboard, at the same time! You must type the words correctly to destroy the incoming monster/invader." 
Letter Chase Typing Tutor 
"With Letter Chase, everyone can learn typing." 
Nimble Fingers 
"The Nimble Fingers programs will teach you how to type. The programs are FREE but if you like a program, you are asked to register it, and pay a small registration fee. Registration provides you with numerous additional features." 
Type Right Software 
"Type Right Software teaches students correct hand placement, precision, and 
speed the old fashioned way." 
Typing Master Online Test
"With Typing Master Online Test you can assess your personal typing skills in minutes for free -- within your Web browser."
Typing Tutor Site lists The best Typing Tutors on the net 
Lists the "best typing tutors"

Free Online Typing Tests

TypingCertification.com
This is the best FREE typing test online,
plus you can get an official typing certificate!

Mavis Beacon Teaches Typing
We own Mavis Beacon Typing Tutor and it is great! My wife recently learned to type with Mavis Typing lessons and games, she is getting faster and faster! Highly recommended.

ExpertRating.com
Expert Rating offers online tests and certifications in dozens of skill areas.

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a unit of food for starving children will be paid for by a corporate sponsor.
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Alternatives

Mavis Beacon Teaches Typing version 9 is available for $20 from Broderbund (North America) or from Mindscape (Europe, Asia, Latin America). Mavis Beacon Teaches Typing is far more polished and complete than Ten Thumbs Typing Tutor. I have used an older version for years and recommend it highly.

Typing Tutor 10 (Pearson Software) is no longer published but is still being distributed by many vendors (including Amazon.com). It sells for around $20. I haven’t used it, but it got very good customer reviews on Amazon.com.

Disney’s Adventures in Typing with Timon & Pumbaa (Disney Interactive) also is no longer published but is still available. It sells for around $10. It is designed for young novice typists. My daughter used it last year (when she was eight years old) and liked it.

Roller Typing (Edventure Softare) uses the sport of rollerblading as a theme for typing skill games. It lists for $30, but its street price is around $25.

Jumpstart Typing from Knowledge Adventures (distributed by Vivendi Universal Games) is part of the Jumpstart educational software series. It is designed for children in grades 3-5. It is available from Amazon.com for $10. A new version, Jumpstart Typing 2003, will be available in June for $20.

 

Free ware typing games

Stamina Typing Tutor 2.5

Amusing, yet multifunctional touch-typing tutor with support for several layouts: QWERTY (US, UK, ...), Dvorak, AZERTY etc.

ONLY in Stamina besides the traditional finger positioning on the keyboard are you offered an ALTERNATIVE method (to reduce hand stress)!

After having gone through the fire, water and the course, you will be able to swiftly type away long emails (spam), efficiently misbehave in chat rooms, ICQ and so on without ever looking at the keyboard. The benefits are obvious!

Intimate details: work with lessons and text (5 modes), a lesson editor, statistics, progress graphs, virtual keyboard (can be hidden), super MP3 sounds and music, a playlist, support for several users, user-friendly thought out interface, detailed help with a logic game, + a small elephant pile of pleasant tidbits. The program is perfect for novice as well as advanced users.

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Kiran's Typing Tutor

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  • Easy to use and effective typing programme. Basic typing lessons enable beginners to understand Touch typing
  • Typing practice in Kiran's Typing Tutor is much more advanced and scientifically designed
  • User friendly and self explanatory designing
  • There are more than 500 typing practice lessons and more than 500 testing lessons
  • Finger preview feature shows what Finger to struck
  • Key preview feature shows what key to be pressed
  • Key press feature shows what key we are pressing
  • It calculates and shows Accuracy, Word per minute and key per minute after every lesson
  • It measures your typing speed, errors for each letter and accuracy and analyses shows as understandable graphs in progress window
  • Kids Typing module includes five deferent types of lessons designed for age groups from 4 to 8 years
  • Numeric Typing module designed to teach numeric key board
  • Typing Games module includes four different type of games designed to learn typing while relaxing
  • User friendly help system is available at all the time
  • Customizable settings and options are available and supports multiple users

Home  |  Download 6 Mb

KP Typing Tutor

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KP Typing Tutor is an easy-to-use and effective typing program that will help you to learn to type as soon as possible. A number of modules let you practice basic typing course, sentences, or longer text. A virtual keyboard and L-R hands, highlights the key and finger that's to be used. KP Typing Tutor supports Dvorak keyboard layouts (Dvorak, Left Single-handed Dvorak and Right Single-handed Dvorak) with special typing courses.

Home  |  Download page 2 Mb

TypingMaster Typing Test

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TypingMaster Typing Test is a free, full-featured typing tester for Windows. After warming up with enjoyable typing games, you can evaluate your typing skills with any of the several test texts, or add your own one. You can also view your personal test result history and print out test diplomas. Other features of this program include custom texts, multiuser support, warm-up games, result history, and a printed test diploma.

Home  |  Download 1.7 Mb

MaxType LITE

MaxType LITE Typing Tutor is a free multifunctinal typing tester for Windows. This program allows you not only to test and practice your typing skills with any *.txt file, but to print out your test diplomas (statistical data will give you the information about 20 (!) parameters of your typing) and even replay the mtr-record file of your own typing. Built-in Extreme Typing mode allows you to compete in speed of typing against any mtr-record file from your collection. Main features:
  • English ("Qwerty") layout for studying.
  • Multiple-users interface - accounts can be password-protected. Flexible settings for each user.
  • The following 2 different modes of learning will make the learning process varied and interesting:
    1. Extreme Typing mode is an effective means of working on your typing speed. It allows you to compete with an opponent, who can be set according to your typing level, for a typing speed in a chosen text. Another unique feature of this mode is that the record of your own typing (a MTR file) at a wanted replay speed (from 0.1x to 4.0x) can be your opponent.
    2. Typing Test mode gives a possibility of statistical evaluation of your typing according to 20 (!) parameters of any txt-file.

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TypeFaster Typing Tutor

  • Supports multiple keyboard layouts and more can be added easily (see the developers section). Includes support for non-rectangular keys. The following keyboard layouts are currently supported: Danish, Finnish, French, French-Belgian, German, Hebrew (no lesson files), Italian, Norwegian, Numeric Keypad, Portuguese, Spanish, UK-English, US-Dvorak, US-English.
  • A clear indication of which fingers to use. This is the essence of touchtyping.
  • A 3D typing game.
  • Typing statistics and the option of practising the least accurate/slowest/custom keys.
  • Keyboard is not a fixed size (resolution independent).
  • Multi-user support.
  • Teacher support (view student statistics).
  • Interface for editing lesson files and game settings.
  • Backspace support
  • Right to left text support.
  • Variable text size.
  • Lesson files can be prose or poems.
  • Lesson progress indicator.
  • Completely free with full source code availability.

Home  |  Size: 1.8 Mb

 

KTouch (Linux)

KTouch is a program for learning how to touch-type. KTouch is FREE and offers you an easy way to learn to type on a keyboard quickly and correctly. Every finger has its place on the keyboard with associated keys to press. Starting with only a few keys to remember you will advance through the levels of the training lecture while more and more keys are introduced. And finally you will be able to type very fast and accurate, because you no longer need to search for the keys on the keyboard (and because you will definitely use more then just two fingers).

KTouch shows the keys you need to press and the finger you need to use for that key on the screen. You needn't to look down on the keyboard to search the key. Therefore you will get used to looking at the screen only and thus you will learn touch typing much faster.

  • KTouch supports various keyboard layouts and you can easily add own keyboard layouts
  • A number of training lectures are included by default (english, german, french ... etc)
  • You can add and modify training lectures using the built-in lecture editor
  • Detailed training statistics help you to find possible typing problems (keys that you typed wrong very often)
  • The program calculates typing speed and your accuracy on-the-fly and displays them while you type
  • Many settings (including the colour scheme of the program) can be modified by the user
  • During training the level can be adjusted automatically according to your typing skill: if you type fast and correctly you will move a level up, otherwise stay in the level or even move down. So you will learn touch typing like playing a game.

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Kid's Typing Skills

Kid's Typing Skills helps you master a skill needed in today's computer oriented world and the best part - it's free! Kid's Typing Skills will help you learn keyboarding, or typing (as it was called when typewriters were the major method of putting words on paper). You can learn about the keyboard and which finger presses which key. Practice with keyboard drills, character drills, and word drills. Take timed tests to determine and improve your typing speed.

Home  |  Download 370 Kb (prior to downloading and installing the program, make sure you have the Run-Time Files installed on your computer!)

 

Bruce's Unusual Typing Wizard

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Typing Wizard Language Options! If you would like me to make a version in your language or keyboard layout, please email bruceb@qcalculus.com .

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Analytical Eye Typing Tutor

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Typing tutor came about as a result of my school's network moving from RM Net LM to RM connect, and subsequently the old typing tutor which was written in BBC basic which ran emulated on the Net LM network no longer functioned. The original concept and implementation for the program was undertaken in about 3 evenings, however this version has had a considerable number of bug fixes included. Typing Tutor can be used on a Standalone PC, and other Networking environments (however no support for the product can be guaranteed).

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10 Finger BreakOut

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The knowledge of typing has become inevitable today in the use of computers.With this typing tutor game you will learn to type and improve your typing skills. This is a REAL Arcade Game, in which you are escaping from invaders, shooting and trying to hit balls. This is no fake – you are playing BreakOut ! (You are not just typing characters). With this game you WILL have fun, but don’t worry, by playing 10 Finger BreakOut you sure are learning to type.

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Fast Eddie's Typing Speedometer

Fast Eddie's Typing Speedometer is a simple program to test your typing speed, yet what you type is drawn from a rich collection of jokes, one-liners, and puns! It includes a fully graphical user interface, including text that changes colors to indicate whether you typed something correctly, and a mini race car that moves across the screen as you go. Standard statistics (speed, accuracy, net speed) are displayed and constantly updated. Jokes are light-hearted, but may not be suitable for all ages.

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Gabe's TypOmeter

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Gabe's TypOmeter is a speedometer that displays how fast you can type in keystrokes per minute. It also records the number of mouse clicks and the maximum typing speed for each session, as well as numerous other types of data. Gabe's TypOmeter also features a type recorder that displays a typing history for each session as a graph. You can read a detailed overview of all the features of Gabe's TypOmeter here.

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Share ware typing games

TypingMaster Pro, ProTrainer

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TypingMaster Pro typing tutor for Windows is a comfortable way to learn the efficient touch-typing (ten-finger) system. After practicing with this Windows tutor, you will be typing faster, with greater accuracy, and performing tasks on your computer much more quickly and easily. With this self-paced demo, you can try out the first three lessons of each typing course. This demo also includes a full numeric keypad course, three instructive typing games, and a typing test with a variety of texts.

ProTrainer analyzes your typing while you are using your word processor, email program or any other Windows application and detects your most difficult keys and words. Based on this information ProTrainer is able to create fully tailored exercises for your current needs.

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TypingMaster Pro: $19.90 (Express version), ProTrainer: $24.90,
TypingMaster Pro + ProTrainer: $34.90

Typing Blaster

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TypingBlaster is the drill sergeant of typing tutors. Few tutors so closely simulate the standard drills of a live typing class. The product has study material for a wide range of skill levels, from the basic to very advanced. Text-typing exercises are arranged in 20 lessons. Learning is backed up by educational games and the intelligent Revision wizard. Section length can run from 1 to 30 minutes and a log file of important "grade" statistics such as CPM (characters per minute) and accuracy is generated. You may even challenge yourself further by setting a target speed rate anywhere from a ho-hum 70cpm to an astounding 200cpm. The trial version contains only the first six lessons.

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Price: $28.88

MaxType Pro

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This powerful typing tutor will help you improve your typing substantially whether you are a novice or a seasoned professional. MaxType PRO has a lot of functions that will satisfy your changing needs as your skills and speed improve.
MaxType PRO can help you become more productive with your PC and use your time more effectively. Irrespective of your age, your education, your computer expertise, or how much free time your have, you will improve and be able to utilize your new typing skills in your everyday work! The following functional features are available in Professional Edition:
  • English ("Qwerty") layout for studying.
  • Multiple-users interface - accounts can be password-protected. Flexible settings for each user.
  • 5 different modes of learning will make the learning process varied and interesting.

Home  | Download 2.4 Mb

Price: $19.95

Master Key

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A straightforward typing tutor program.
- Standard interface for Mac and Windows
- ParaTyper typing game
- Paginates large text files, ebooks (Project Gutenberg)
- Deletes to previous lines
- Comprehensive individual statistics and history
- Optional timed drills
- Mastery goal for speed and accuracy with certificate print-out
- Drills can be any plain text file
- Typing instruction tips
- Dvorak keyboarding support and drills
- International keyboard support
- Class Editor to change settings for groups
- Optional restrictions on pupil activities
- Optional audio feedback which can include high quality samples of actual typewriters

Home  | Download for Windows 7 Mb, Mac 4 Mb

Price: $20

XT Typing Tutor

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This is a most recent typing tutor that comes with a new typing technique inspired by the classical guitar playing method. It is new and different from what other typing tutorials have to show. It's only available for the QWERTY type of keyboards for now.

This is what makes this typing tutor unique:

  • it teaches you how to use all your fingers (including your THUMBS!) without looking at the keyboard
  • it shows you exactly how to place (prepare) your fingers before typing parts of words
  • it allows you to edit your own lessons
  • it allows you to edit the way parts of words (combinations) may be typed

Other features:

  • contains a full set of over 100 carefully made lessons
  • it remembers the mistakes you make and lets you practice in order to learn how to type correctly
  • it allows you to measure your typing speed by choosing a text file and typing its content
  • it allows an unlimited number of persons use a licensed copy on a single computer

Home  |  Download: XT Typing Tutor 700 Kb, Prerequisites: .NET Framework 2.0 22.4 Mb

Price: $17.95

Keyboard Master

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Keyboard Master will teach you touch typing quickly in a completely new way. Instead of doing boring and monotonous drills, you will learn keyboarding while playing attractive games with the same or better result. Ideal for both adults and children! In the Bomber game you defend various towns or other objects against attacks from the air. In the Gallery game you make wonderful pictures as when putting a jigsaw puzzle together.

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Price: $29.95

Keyboard Master Pro (server+3 clients)... >>  $99

Typing ABC

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With its emphasis on practical, real-world text, Typing ABC teaches typing skills more quickly than programs based upon abstract concepts. Key words for each lesson are based on the most common words that are used in schools, business, and homes. Typing ABC's lessons and drills are based upon a stunning onscreen keyboard that shows the placement of the keys. Using color, sound, and animation, there is no need for aspiring typists to look at their fingers while typing. The screen also contains copybook text for the student to type. The user gets immediate feedback for correctly and incorrectly typed keys. In addition, Typing ABC has a unique Finger Tips graphic device that reminds you of the position and direction of your fingers when typing characters. As with all of Typing ABC's on-screen feedback tools, Finger Tips may be easily turned on or off by the user.

As typing skills increase, users can move from Watch and Type mode into Blind Typing, forcing them to look at the text to be typed instead of the results of their typing. Typing ABC uses analyze your typing statistics, find your weakness, and construct copybook drills that help you practice the keys and key combinations that you need to work on. In addition to using the built-in lessons, you can import your own text files for drill and practice. There is even a Tetris-like typing game that provides a lighthearted break from the drills and lessons. Typing ABC gives you real-time feedback on your typing accuracy and speed. Progress meters keep track of your level of effort, and performance meters show you the results of your most recent practice or quiz. Beginning typists have two problems: They cannot type without watching the keyboard, and their fingers - especially ring fingers and pinkies cannot move fast enough. Typing ABC helps users overcome both problems, and turns hunt-and-peck typists into touch typists.

Home  |  Download 3.8 Mb / Download Dvorak Keyboard Edition 3.8 Mb

Price: $25

Cowboy with Keyboard

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This program will teach you to type on keyboard with the help of so named "blind" method. Process of the education very interesting, amazing and thrilling. If you like games, then you'll like this program. In process of the play there aren't irritating popup messages about wrong pressed key. You will be interest by yourself to press correct key.
  • This program does not look like others.
  • Intuitive interface on the basis of a game engine.
  • Learning process is based on your subconsciousness.
  • This program approaches for training children.
  • Tracks multiple users.
  • Levels of difficulty.

Home  |  Download 2.35 Mb

Price: $19

Touch Typing Tutor

Touch typing tutor software. Learn to type in 10 lessons with an easy to use program.

Home  |  Size: 17 Mb

Price: $24.95 / $39.95 (Deluxe CD-ROM Edition)

Active Typing

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Use your keyboard faster than you ever imagined! With Active Typing for Windows touch typing tutor you will learn to type many times faster without typing errors.
  • Complete touch typing course with 14 chapters
  • Additional numpad course
  • Three fun typing games
  • Smart review wizard that detects your problem keys
  • Graphical progress statistics
  • Adjust the duration of the chapters
  • Printable progress report
  • Story typing to test your real typing speed
  • Unlimited number of users

Home  |  Download 2.1 Mb

Price: $9.90

Solo on the keyboard

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WARNING! We don't teach OUCH!-typing. If you want to take up the course in our school you will have to forget OUCH!-typing for good. Which do you prefer: OUCH!-typing or TOUCH-typing? Have you ever hough wha would happen if he leer "T" all of a sudden escaped from your keyboard? He ex would look somehow unidy. Moreover, i would be someimes quie hard o undersand he words. That is the problem with OUCH!-typing. Errors and typos irritate you and make poor impression on the addressee of the text. Real and solid skill of Touch-Typing which we teach, is strikingly different. No more ouch-why-the-typo-again? groaning. SOLO ON THE KEYBOARD will help you to keep all your "t"s in the right places and to enjoy typing regardless of the context. Having chosen SOLO, you've got it to a "T!"

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Price: $15

Super Typing Wizard

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Super Typing Wizard introduces the keyboard starting with what is known as the home row - the keys your fingers rest on in the middle of the keyboard. Each key is introduced in a way that makes it easier for you to remember and practice the correct motion. With each exercise, you will get a picture of how your hands should be placed. It's okay if all this is new to you because our wizards will walk you through it. The first several exercises teach you which fingers are for striking which keys and helps to build your accuracy and speed gradually. You are encouraged to repeat exercises to get comfortable with the keyboard before moving on to actual sentences. Instructional tips are provided to help with your posture and keyboarding skill.
  • Introductory exercises
  • Accuracy improving exercises
  • Speed building exercises
  • Timed exercises: 1 minute, 3 minute and 5 minute
  • Create your own exercises
  • Words per minute analysis
  • Detailed reports
  • Auto-saved progress
  • Multiple users can learn at their own pace
  • Loads of typing tips

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Price: $19.95

TypingQueen 2001

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With this Program we show our users an easy and simple way to learn the 10-Finger-System. TypingQueen is self-understanding, so you can start right away (without lots of documentation). The Lerner has a Course of 26 lessons. Whether you are Lerner or have experience in typing, TypingQueen is tailor-made for you. Even people with daily use can also improve their typing skills with TypingQueen. For example, you can reach 300 or more char. per min. without fail.

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Price: $14.95

Elite Typing 2000

Elite Typing is touch-typing tutor software that teaches you touch-typing in an easy, effective, and amusing way. Elite Typing includes a full graphical user interface that is designed to be intuitive and easy to operate. Elite Typing is suitable for both adults and children. It enables you to advance, step by step, according to your own personal pace and offers you a variety of exercises in different categories with the opportunity to create your own drills. You can create reports that show the drills, scores, and typing errors. Three-dimensional graphs show your typing progress. This version includes many additions and enhancements, including lots of new practices/lessons and user interface improvments

Home  |  Download 9.8 Mb :-0

Price: $19

 

 

Letter Chase Typing Tutor / Advanced Speed Typing

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Letter Chase Typing Tutor is a typing program that can improve anyone's typing ability. Choose from a variety of exercises and skill levels. Beginning and intermediate typists are assisted by an illustrated keyboard and set of hands. Advanced typists can improve speed by customizing the Letter Chase drill with a specific words-per-minute goal. This program includes a completely new lessons section, and a log of stats can be saved to a file.

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Price: $19.40

FasType Typing Tutorial

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Be more productive! Use your time more effectively! If you're a professional, business person, or a student, you need the skill of touch typing to successfully use your computer in a more productive way. With FasType, it's easy to learn the necessary skills of touch-typing on PC's running Microsoft Windows. FasType can help you to: 1) Touch type without looking at the keyboard, 2) Increase your typing speed, and 3) Improve your accuracy. Words-per-minute, number of keystrokes, error rates, and other typing statistics are tracked and displayed by FasType to show your progress. For advanced typists, the Open Typing and Timed Exercises will challenge your word-processing skills. Inexpensive school network and corporate training center Right-To-Copy licenses are available.

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Price: $25

Animated Beginning Typing

Is designed for young typists (grades Pre-K to 3rd), and teaches proper typing technique for the letter keys. Sound effects and animation are used to make learning to type fun (and funny). Help is given with an animated tutorial, a screen to show proper fingering, and an on-screen keyboard which highlights the correct key when needed. There are three games in the program. Jumping Letters is designed for very young students, and can be played at any pace. Each correctly typed letter is rewarded with the letter being removed by an animated critter chosen by the pupil. When 10 letters are completed (context-sensitive help insures success), the child gets a silly cartoon. Letter Drill allows students to choose between 20 and 120 letters to practice. A report is generated at the end of the practice showing words per minute, errors, and time. The last letter in the sequence is removed in a silly way by a critter, then the pupil is rewarded with a cartoon. Flying Letters is an arcade style game for advanced typists. The speed of the game is determined by the player (and can be changed at any time during the game). A report is generated at the end of the game, and a funny animation is displayed. All three games allow the student to choose a group of letters (such as left hand home keys), or to practice all 26 letters. The animation in the program is achieved using stop-motion animation, as well as other techniques.

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Price: $14

 

Flash Typing

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Flash Typing is the fastest way to learn keyboard typing. It uses color codes, and audible directions to speed the learning process. it's patented. Let this program teach you how to use all your keys, and do it quickly. Flash Typing runs on both PC and Mac platforms.

Home  |  Size: 4.2 Mb

Price: $19.95

Speed Typing Test 2000 / Data Entry Test 2004 / Keyboarding Skills Test

 

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The Keyboarding Skills Test is a full featured keyboarding skills assessment package:

  • Typing - User created typing tests. The program is shipped with a few typing tests which can be edited or you create new tests specific to your environment.
  • Typing - Automatic scrolling of the typing test window. As the testee types, the test window will scroll accordingly. 
  • Typing - Tests are word wrap enabled. Testee does not need to press the enter key.
  • Typing - Gross and net words per minute as well as accuracy are measured and saved in a results database for printing and viewing. 
  • Data entry - 3 types of data entry tests are included: alpha, numeric, alphanumeric. 
  • Data entry - Gross and net keystrokes per hour as well as accuracy are measured and saved in a results database for printing or viewing. 
  • Data entry - User decides width of numeric field and decimal display or supress for numeric tests. 
  • Data entry - Alphanumeric test is in the form of a typical invoice. 
  • Data entry - With the click of a button, new data entry tests can be created by the program. 
  • Data entry - You decide the duration of the tests; up to 30 minutes. 
  • Network ready. 
  • Context sensitive help. 
  • Optional password protection. 
  • Practice and real mode for each test type.  Different data used for each mode. 
  • Very easy to use, learning curve is just a few minutes. 
  • All tests are on the PC - no paper to key from.

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D2 Simply Typing

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Yes, it's another touch-typing software program. This one, however, is quite different. The D2 Simply Typing program is a minimalist program. It provides a practice keyboard, practice content, several customization options and a touch-typing guide. That's it.

There are no games or fancy graphics or large files to install or video clips to pour through. It's just a simple way to learn a simple technique quickly and easily.

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Price: $4.95

1A-touch-type

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Tomorrow you will be able to type your texts using the 10-finger system! With this interactive typewriting course, learning is made easy and fast. Here are its most important features:
- Executable in every browser
- Time check: How many keys can I strike per minute?
- Free choice of lessons for selective repetition
- Statistics on Errors: What is the rate of success of the exercises completed?
- English, French and German keyboard layout
- Executable without installation
- For PC Mac Linux
- This typing tutorial program brings you more!

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Price: $19

Ten Thumbs Typing Tutor (Win, Linux, Mac OS X, Macintosh)

Ten Thumbs Typing Tutor is a package designed to teach the skill of touch typing (typing with all fingers without looking at the keys) in an accessible step-by-step manner. Features include: Introductory Quiz to customize the package to your requirements. Full and correct support for the Qwerty and the Dvorak keyboard layouts. Animated demonstrations on how to place your fingers correctly on the keyboard. Comprehensive "live" feedback and regular reports on your progress. Two typing-based games for constructive fun and relaxation. Personalized certificate upon completion of the course. Ten Thumbs is suitable for all ages and takes into account any previous experience that you may have with the keyboard. The program is compatible with Windows and Macintosh computers.

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Price: $25.95

 

 

The Typing of the Dead

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In The Typing of the Dead, you run through House of the Dead 2, but instead of firing a light-gun you type a word that is displayed on-screen in front of the creature attacking you. The faster and more accurately you type the words, the faster you'll kill the zombies and the higher you're score will be.

All the familiar options from House of the Dead 2 are retained, including the arcade, boss, and tutorial modes, but with humorous words and phrases, a question-and-answer round, and characters walking around with keyboards strapped to their chests.

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Price: £24.99

ICanType!

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ICanType! is a 32-bit application with a beautiful design that allows you to improve your typing skills. This is a course in 5 exercises. You'll learn touch typing from 'beginner' to 'advanced' level. ICanType! features: 5 levels for both beginners and advanced users; Free beginner exercise; Easy help, an on-screen graphic keyboard make it easy to learn touch typing; Detailed statistic reports after each lesson; Advanced statistic report about total study time; An accuracy test; Advice on ergonomics; Password protected multi-users interface

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Price: $17.95

Captain Keyboard Typing Tutor

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Captain Keyboard Typing Tutor is an award-winning, action packed "space invaders" style arcade game. You must type words correctly to defeat incoming ships and monsters. Home row starts off the very beginner with basic words and practice. Then you advance through the rest of the keyboard gradually. You score 1 point for every correct letter, but you lose 4 points for every mistake. You will have so much fun typing your way through galaxies that you won't even know you are advancing through the keyboard at the same time! In no time you will be typing like a Pro!

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Price: $19.95

Word Wacker (Nimble Fingers)

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Is this your idea of touch typing? Or, is it really tough typing? Come on! You know there has to be a better way to learn touch typing - keyboarding! And there is... You need a program that has been developed with adults in mind. If you knew how to type, you could answer your e-mail quicker and enjoy life more. NimbleFingers is a touch typing - keyboarding program.

NimbleFingers is fun to learn and features your own "Little Professor" as your private typing instructor. To assist in the learning process, keys are introduced one at a time. There is music, sounds, animation, pictures, and even a report card.

He constantly offers hints on how you can improve your keyboarding skills. The program includes: interesting exercises; numeric pad exercises; flash cards to develop your ability to quickly type common words, and a "check your beat section" using music to help you develop a smooth typing rhythm.

The Professor is a demanding teacher who will analyze your errors, offer suggestions, and even send you back to the classroom when needed. He "monitors" your posture, and constantly offer suggestions. Demanding? Yes! However he is your private instructor who will always be available to help you develop your Nimble Fingers!

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Price: $19 (Junior Edition) / $24.95

Turbo Keyboard (MS-DOS)

Turbo Keyboard teaches you how to type. It supports 23 keyboard layouts (including Keyb US, Keyb UK, and Keyb IT), and it was conceived to make learning a fast and easy affair. Even from the first drill, you will be typing without looking at the keyboard or your hands. The program contains 500 sentences and 2,500 words. It is also possible to create personalized drills, setting the difficulty by changing the waiting time for each stroke, hiding keyboard characters, and so on. This version provides a new installation program.

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Price: $10

 

 

 

 

 

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