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Typing is one of the very important parts of every professional and student life because of the use of computing machines in all kinds of jobs.  Today all the work is structured around this computer and its related technologies so you need to be quick and efficient in using them to be more productive. Things may get a little slow and a reason of embarrassment sometimes at work if you’re not able to type quick and fast.  If you can’t type like a pro, it’s never too late to learn.

Here 6 best applications are listed that teach you typing. But before exploring them, let’s get some clarity about them. Most tools teach the touch typing technique in which you need to type without looking at the keyboard using all your ten fingers. Touch typing is the best way to type quickly & accurately, but during the learning process, chances are there that you use the “Buffering” or “Hunt and peck” technique.

In buffering technique, a person keeps in mind a few words and types those words quickly looking at the keyboard, and in the hunt and peck is a typing activity in which a person uses the two to five of his fingers or types by looking at the keys. So, these are a few important things about learning typing technology before you choose any of the below listed application. Here are the some of the best typing software to teach you touch typing:

Typing Instructor Platinum

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Typing Instructor Platinum brings a lot of great features as it is one of the most premium typing applications available to learn touch typing. It has more than 20 typing courses, custom courses, high-quality typing games, and a few very exciting typing activities. It also considers your skills whether you’re a beginner or a professional in order to enhance your skills. Plus, it also gives you real time feedback while you are learning a lesson.

Moreover, there are some interesting and interactive multi-player games as well to compete with someone in typing game if you are confident enough to take on the challenge. After the completion of the course, typing Instructor also gives you certificate. It’s compatible with Windows 10/8/7/XP, OS X and available in free trail and Full Versions.

Typesy

Typesy

Ultimate Typing software has just re-branded to Typesy. Except name nothing else has changed in this one of the best typing applications. Typesy is packed with various amazing, innovative features that make it a fun practice to learn touch typing. It includes a number of cool typing drills, exercises, and great lessons that should make sure that you learn like a pro. Plus, the application also includes video tutorials for step by step instructions.

Moreover, to make your entire experience a fun, there’s advanced monitoring, personal help, smart goals, social profile with a dashboard, statistics and games. Now it also supports US, UK, Spanish Australian, Canadian, and Brazilian keyboard layouts. It’s compatible with Windows, OS X, Linux, Chrome OS and only available to buy. There’s no free trial version, but the best thing is that you can install it on various supported devices using a single license.

UltraKey

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It is very popular typing software, which gets better with every new release. It is the favorite among many typists and enterprises and available for everyone, including professionals, families, individuals, and enterprises. According to its developers, to get a good hold of touch typing, its users just need to use it for 20 minutes a day and 8 hours in total. This software tool includes lessons with effective instructions, words per minute (wpm) tracking, practice content to suit specific styles, typing tests and more.

 It can be proven great software for schools and enterprises, because it does not require high maintenance.  It brings features like record keeping in the cloud along with licensing options, certificates, etc. Its latest version supports localized keyboard layouts for North America, UK and Australia. It is compatible with Windows 10, 8, 7, Vista, XP and OS X 10.4 or later and available in Free trial and Full versions. And an individual or family UltraKey license can be used for 3 systems and 8 users.

GS Typing Tutor

GS Typing Tutor

GS Typing Tutor is a feature laden software which allows you to learn touch typing with ease. It supports most of the major languages like English, German, Greek, Finnish, French, Arabic, Norwegian and more. At the beginning, it asks whether you want to learn two handed or single handed typing. It also has different modes “Beginner” for those who want to learn from scratch and “Performance” for those who are already well versed with typing but want to just try and test their skills.

A few of its most amazing features are typing tests, special practice for specific issues, statistics, different types of courses, etc. It has support for 24 keyboard layouts including QWERTY, Latin American, Dvorak, Swiss French & German and more. It’s compatible with Windows 10, 8, 7, XP and available in Free trial and Paid versions.

Typing Master 10

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Typing Master is a consistent name in the list of one of the best typing software for quite some time now and it’s still in the list. This application supports different keyboard layouts like US, Europe, Danish, French, Canadian French, Canadian Multilingual, and Belgian. It includes features like different typing tests, typing meter, custom reviews to fix specific difficulties, and various fun typing games.

Plus, it also allows you to choose and see your speed in words per minute (wpm) or keystrokes per minute (kpm). It’s compatible with Windows 10, 8.1, 8, 7, Vista and comes in free version and Premium version. Its Premium version brings more courses, professional drills, and unlimited typing meter.

Taylor Olivia author of this article has written several dozen articles on computer repair, networking, android applications, and much more.  In this article she discussed about best typing tutor software and she also discuss about virus removal and data recovery tips and tricks.