TypingMaster Pro 10.0

TypingMaster Pro 10.0

Reviewed by Chris Thomas

"Personal touch typing tutor for Windows"

Overview

Typing Master Pro is a useful educational tool that teaches you how to type properly and proficiently. The software has been shown to increase typing speed by up to 3 to 5 times, and boost student's accuracy to 98% and above.

Installation

With a file size of less than 10 MB, the download and setup process usually takes no more than 5 minutes. Typing Master Pro is compatible with virtually any version of Windows, including Windows 95, Millennium, 98, NT, 2000, XP, Vista and 7.

Interface

The TypingMaster Pro user interface is very versatile, as it changes depending on the mode being used. However, the right navigational sidebar remains the same, with seven main modules – Course, Review, Typing Test, Games, Statistics, Settings, and Information. The Course module provides access to all 12 lessons (only the first five in the free trial version), each of which consist of various sub lessons last between 3 to 5 minutes. The Review module lets you look over recent test results and analyze your performance to determine which aspects of your typing needs improvement.

Pros

  • Makes learning how to type fun and easy with intuitive functionality and immersive typing activities

  • Satellite mode monitors your typing in external programs like word processors such as Microsoft Word, then provides detailed feedback of your performance and helps you work on keys/words that you're having trouble with.

  • A plethora of drills and exercises available, including typing games

  • Custom review exercises are designed at the end of each lesson based on each student's learning needs

  • Well-illustrated statistics and informative feedback provide an accurate overview of how well a student is typing, while also giving them preset goals to reach

  • Lets you create custom typing tests and print post-test reports for analysis

  • Supports thousands of users and can store and share their typing history within a network

  • Integrates seamlessly with school networks, making it a perfect classroom utility

  • Special courses let teachers participate in tests of varying skill levels ranging from grades K-12

  • Teachers can view detailed student reports within a centralized interface, and create personalized target goals for each student

  • Provide smart review after each test that lets you know which keys you're having problems with

  • Several types of exercises, including timed text lists, keyboard drills, and typing games

  • Study your test results and weaknesses using graphical analysis charts

Cons

  • Word library is not as extensive as that of a paid typing software, so more complex words like medical and legal terms are not included

  • Trial version includes only five typing courses

Alternatives

Alternatives to TypingMaster Pro that are worthy of mention include Ten Thumbs Typing Tutor, SOLO Typing Tutor, Kiran's Typing Tutor, and Cool Type Master. Of these alternatives, 10 Thumbs Typing Tutor is the most popular, well worth considering besides TypingMaster Pro.

Conclusion

If you're looking for an easy way to become a proficient typist, TypingMaster Pro provides a simplistic, yet useful interface that lets you play games which capture your attention and make learning to type fun, take typing tests, and learn valuable lessons on how to type quickly and efficiently.

Requirements: 20 MB free disk space, 800x600 display area, 256+ colours

What's new in this version: Significant improvements and new features, including: - Personal goals for training - Optimized duration based on user progress - More detailed reports and extensive feedback - New course material - Entirely redesigned for better user experience - Several enhancements for better usability and performance

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Antivirus information

Download3K has downloaded and tested TypingMaster Pro on 28 Aug 2019 with some of Today's best antivirus engines and you can find below, for your convenience, the scan results:
  • Avast:

    Clean
  • Avira:

    Clean
  • Kaspersky:

    Clean
  • McAfee:

    Clean
  • NOD32:

    Clean
TypingMaster Pro Antivirus Report
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