Alternatives to Typist

  • Klavaro

    Klavaro is a simple tutor to teach correct typing, almost independently of language and very flexible regarding to new or unknown keyboard layouts.Its key features are: * Internationalization * Ready to use keyboard layouts * Keyboard layout editor …

    Open Source Free BSD Linux Mac Windows

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  • keybr

    Become a keyboard ninja! Simple and stress-free typing tutor will help you type faster and with fewer errors. Unlike much of the teaching typing software available out there, does not force you to type random characters over and over again…

    Free Personal Chrome OS Web-Based

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  • KTouch

    KTouch is a program for learning how to touch-type, both for children and adults. To install in Ubuntu, open the main menu, and select "Add applications..." then search for Ktouch. Alternatively, open a terminal and type: "sudo apt-get install ktouc…

    Open Source Free Linux

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    Learn & Teach Typing, Free! Perfect for all ages & levels, K-12 and beyond.

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  • Rapid Typing Tutor

    Improve your typing skills through a series of easy lessons! Learning how to type properly without looking at the keyboard is simple. Rapid Typing Tutor makes keyboard training fun and entertaining. FEATURES +Full courses for Beginner, Advanced and …

    Free Windows

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  • TypingMaster

    TypingMaster is a professional typing tutor that helps you double your typing speed. It adapts to your unique needs providing customized exercises and helpful feedback. Weak spots are pinpointed and rapidly eliminated with additional exercises. Achi…

    Commercial Windows Web-Based

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  • Type Fu

    Type Fu is a website which provides a tutorial application for all those users who want to learn to type. It is absolutely free, and you do not have to pay anything for availing this service. It is readily available, and you can always practice typi…

    Freemium Chrome OS Mac

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  • is a typing tutor for programmers. Practice typing the hard-to-reach symbols in code.

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  • Tux Typing

    Tux Typing is a free and open source typing tutor created especially for children. It features several different types of game play, at a variety of difficulty levels. It is designed to be fun and educational.

    Open Source Free Linux Mac Windows

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  • Typing Club

    Typing Club is a free web-application aimed at teaching the basics of touch typing and further improving your keyboard skills. Multiple layouts available. Progress can be saved online via Facebook, or by signing up for a free account, so you can con…

    Free Web-Based

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  • RataType

    Type FasterLearn to type faster with Ratatype typing tutor. Take our typing lessons for free.

    Free Web-Based

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  • Typing Bolt

    Typing Bolt is an online typing tutor powered by artificial intelligent that studies your typing patterns to provide customized typing courses. FEATURES - Optimized words for each user- Automatically adjusted difficulty- Smart and friendly UI- Real-…

    Freemium Web-Based

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  • SOLO: Touch Typing Course is a website where you can learn the blind ten-finger typing (touch-typing) technique in several languages, and communicate and compete with other people in typing speed. Supported languages: English, Deutsch, Français, Español, Itali…

    Freemium Web-Based

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  • Mavis Beacon Teaches Typing

    Mastering typing has never been easier than with the all new edition of Mavis Beacon Teaches Typing Powered by Ultra Key. The award winning software program provides the most efficient way to learn and master typing fundamentals. Designed by educato…

    Commercial Mac Windows

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  • JustType

    Onscreen keyboard for touch typing assistance

    Free Windows

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  • KeyKey

    Typing tutor that will teach you touch typing with fewer error

    Commercial Mac

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  • amphetype

    Amphetype is a layout-agnostic typing program aimed at people who don't need an on-screen keyboard, but would still like to improve their speed and accuracy. Some features: WPM, accuracy, and viscosity (as the opposite of fluidity) statistics on tex…

    Open Source Free Linux Mac Windows

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  • TypeFaster Typing Tutor

    TypeFaster is a free typing tutor teaches you how to touch-type. Once you can touch-type you will not need to look at the keyboard to find the letters you want to type. Typefaster is a fully functional free typing tutor that supports multiple keyboa…

    Free Windows

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  • Stamina

    Amusing, yet multifunctional touch-typing tutor with support for several layouts: QWERTY (US, UK, ...), Dvorak, AZERTY etc. The program is perfect for novice as well as advanced users.

    Free Windows

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  • Typingweb

    Learn to type and play typing games online for free. Get officially certified for your typing and 10 key skills.

    Freemium Web-Based