Chapter 1. Learning touch typing with Typewriting Trainer

Introduction

What is Typewriting Trainer?

Typewriting Trainer is a program for learning to touch type.

Typewriting Trainer provides you with text to train on and adjusts to different levels depending on how good you are. It shows your keyboard and indicates which key to press next and the correct finger to use.


The main screen of Typewriting Trainer

Typewriting Trainer is a touch typing tutor aimed mostly at personal use. You learn typing with all fingers, step by step, without having to look down at the keyboard all the time to find the right keys which slows you down a lot.

Features

In its current version, Typewriting Trainer 2.2 has quite a number of features, such as:

  • Ships with dozens different courses in many languages and a comfortable course editor
  • Support for different keyboard layouts with the ability to use and edit user-defined layouts
  • During your training session Typewriting Trainer collects comprehensive statistical information to help you or your teacher analyze your progress

There are many more features which will be discussed in the appropriate chapters of this manual.