Saturday, April 7, 2007

Touch-Typing software: TypeFaster

From the official site: Standard Version Features
  • 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.
There is also "Accessible Version" for visually impaired or blind users. Download

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