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Why Use Typing Software?
Using typing software has several advantages over traditional typing methods:
- Work at your own pace as you learn, from personalized lesson plans.
- Import your own Word documents on which to learn, so you can be productive while you are using your typing software.
- Have fun while playing one of the 16 arcade style games, so that learning is enjoyable.
Typing Software Compatible with Most Systems
The Mavis Beacon computerized typing software is perfect for Mac or PC users; just choose the version you need and download right to your machine. If you prefer, you can order a CD to be mailed to you, and install it on your machine yourself.
Either way, your new software will have you learning to type in a very short time. The methods used are tried and true, proven to work to improve your skills, whether you are a beginner or an advanced typist.
Advantages of Typing Software
What's the advantage of using the Mavis Beacon system?
- Improve your typing, guaranteed
- Backed by 25 years of experience in typing training
- Easy to install and use software makes it simple to get started.
Don't wait another day to improve your skills. You'll be able to communicate better and faster, and have more fun doing it, with the Mavis Beacon Teaches Typing® program.
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Mavis Beacon Teaches Typing Platinum
Maximize your typing speed and overall productivity with Mavis Beacon Teaches Typing Platinum 25th Anniversary Edition! The Mavis Beacon System includes learning tools and features guaranteed to improve typing skills in just 2 weeks!
PC and Mac Compatible.
Retail Price: $29.99
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If your typing speed does not improve at least 25% by practicing 15 minutes a day with Mavis for two weeks, return the product for a full refund!
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What is the record speed for typing?
Mrs. Barbara Blackburn of Salem, Oregon maintained a speed of 150 wpm for 50 min (37,500 key strokes) and attained a speed of 170 wpm using the Dvorak Simplified Keyboard (DSK) system. Her top speed was recorded at 212 wpm.1
"Stewardesses" is the longest word typed with only the left hand and "lollipop" with your right.
The sentence: "The quick brown fox jumps over the lazy dog" uses every letter of the alphabet.
The average person's left hand does 56% of the typing.
TYPEWRITER is the longest word that can be made using the letters only on one row of the keyboard.
Free Facebook Typing Game
Free Online Typing Game -
Mavis Beacon Teaches Typing: Movie Mayhem is a free typing game that you can play on Facebook!
Mavis Beacon for Kids!
The perfect software for children and 'tweens who are either learning to touch type or want a fun way to improve their keyboarding skills.
Set words-per-minute goals, see what keys your child needs to practice and what keys he or she knows well. Before you know it, your child will be a keyboarding pro!
For Ages 7 and Up.
PC and Mac Compatible. Retail Price: $19.99