Touch Typing Tutors and Games

A collection of links to touch typing tutors and games.

Online Typing Tutors

  • [keybr.com] - Typing practice, supports Qwerty, Dvorak, Colemak and Workman layouts
  • The Typing Cat - Free online keyboard typing tutor
  • TypingClub - Learn Touch Typing Free
  • typing.io - Typing Practice for Programmers
  • Typing Scout - Faster typing means more spare time :)
  • Solotyping - Touch Typing Course | Online Typing Test | Learn to Type Faster
  • Ratatype — Online typing tutor and typing lessons
  • 10FastFingers.com - Typing Test, Competitions, Practice & Typing Games
  • TyperA - the original typing test
  • TypingStudy - Touch Typing Practice Online

Software

  • Fonttype (windows) - Look front. Type looking front. Frontype!.
    • Onscreen keyboard to learn typing (instead of tutors). Interesting idea, I didn’t try this myself
  • GNU Typist (cross-platform) - typing tutor
  • The Typing of the Dead (windows game) - Wikipedia, Steam

Touch Typing Games

Keyboard Memo

Keyboard with finger positions (source: http://frontype.com/keyboarding/400px-Touch-typing.png):

Keyboard Memo

Shows which key should be pressed with which finger (middle pink is for index fingers, green for middle fingers and so on).

Grey keys: I usually use pinky here, except for the space bar).

Space bar: Press with left thumb after typing a letter with right hand and press with the right thumb after typing a letter with left hand.

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