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10 Best Online Tools to Improve Your Typing Speed

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How fast can you type? Can you type at the “speed of thought”? Well most of us spend a large amount of time using computer for works, chat, games and other purposes. Besides having mouse as a pointing device, keyboard is the most common data entry device for both computers and laptops. So there’s a need to improve our typing speed for higher efficiency.

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Many of us have learned typing in computer classes at school, but how many of us really master the typing skill? Can you type properly without looking at the keyboard? Well if you are still not familiar with this touch-type keyboarding skill, here’s your chance. Below we’ve gathered 10 online apps and games that can help you boost up your typing speed.

Keybr
Krybr is a simple typing tool that helps you type faster and with fewer errors. Unlike other typing software available out there, Keybr does not force you to type random characters over and over again. Instead, it creates readable random words using the phonetic rules of your native language. The online typing software offers you three basic lessons to be chosen, starting with a certain number of keys on the keyboard. When you progress through the lesson, more keys will be added. Furthermore, Krybr keeps track of all your performance and mistakes for your improvement purposes.
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TypingTest
TypingTest offers free online typing tests and online games. The typing software program teaches you fast typing skills and tests your typing speed. You can also improve your touch-type keyboarding skills with their tutorial lessons.

TypingWeb
TypingWeb is yet another online typing software that provides a number of keyboarding tutorial for typists of all skill levels. The free typing tutor also includes entertaining typing games, typing tests, and free official typing certification.
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TypeOnline
TypeOnline provides various typing tutorial and touch typing course online to develop your keyboard skills. It also allows you to practise copy typing, and perform speed test, word and number tests.

PowerTyping
PowerTyping is another free online typing tutor, an educational web site for kids, students and adults to learn quick and proper typing. It provides free online typing lessons for Qwerty or Dvorak keyboard.
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RapidTyping
RapidTyping.com is another site where you can find all typing related stuff including tying tutorials, games, competitions, techniques, test and more. The free typing tool is designed to teach both adults and kids to use their computer keyboard more efficiently. You can also find some useful techniques and tutorials about Touch typing, learning to type fast without looking at the keyword.
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Type-Fu
With this touch typing online trainer, you can learn how to type faster without looking at the keyboard, test and improve your typing speed.
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Stamina Typing Tutor
This touch-typing tutor offers you several layouts including QWERTY, Dvorak, AZERTY etc, suitable for novice as well as advanced users.
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TypeRacer
TypeRacer is a popular online typing game that you can play and race against live opponents typing quotes from books, movies, and songs.
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Type the Alphabet
Well, this is not a typing tool but an online game which you can play and check out how fast you can type from a to z. Give it a try!

Author: Jules, Quertime Editorial

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