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Factors to Consider When Choosing A Touch Typing Software

What’s your type when it comes to touch typing?

Students and workers around the world need to be able to touch type, after the development of technology boosted the practicality of this typing technique. Where better to learn than the ubiquitous Internet? The world wide web provides universal access to anyone who wants to develop an aptitude for touch typing.

But with the hundreds of touch typing softwares available online, how can you know which is the best? Below are some factors to consider as you look for the best software for you.

Online Reviews

Who better to judge which online website is best than the people who have actually used it? There are as many online typing software as there are articles ranking their quality. Communities such as daskeyboard and keyboard community also give insightful reviews on the best touch typing software on the web. Typesy is consistently ranked best overall in major websites online such as Top Ten Reviews and Typing Lounge. It has received acclaim for its cloud-based storage and its large variety of lessons - 400 as of the writing of this piece.

Cost

Learning to type at a school or university will set you back a couple hundred dollars, but for the average Joe, free is best. Finding a typing software that does not cost much but still helps you learn in an individualized way feels like searching for a needle in a haystack. Luckily, Typing.com is free and immediate. The minimalist website helps you focus on the skills you are developing, and it won’t cause you any headaches as you think about your bank account.

Difficulty

All typing websites expect that you start at different levels of comfort with various typing techniques. You may be coming in completely fresh, or maybe you have many years of experience under your belt. Different websites will be better suited to your amount of experience and comfort. Beginners with no previous familiarity with touch typing will respnd well toUltraKey. It’s comprehensive, adjustable for MAC and PC, and, best of all, offers several different typing exercises. Professionals, on the other hand, will benefit from KeyBlaze, which is essentially the university of touch typing. KeyBlaze makes use of common office formats to add context into your learning process.

Entertainment

Nothing ever beats learning through games - it’s fun, challenging, and you’re still working on your skills. Although many developers have come out with typing games, both free and paid, the winner in the hearts of many is still Tux Typing. Tux Typing’s friendly penguin helps everyone from kids to adults learn how to type through games that push you to meet goals without sacrificing the quality of the lesson. Typesy also offers many games designed to help you learn and enjoy yourself.

We wish you good luck as you filter the dozens of websites online by these helpful categories to find the one that is just your type.

Wednesday, July 24th 2019