Typing Instructor Platinum

Developer: individual Software, Inc.

Current Version: 21.0

Last Updated: 2 months ago

Download Size: 533.3 MB - Download

Description:

The New and Exciting Way to Improve Your Typing!

Learn in English or Spanish
Typing Instructor Platinum features award winning typing instruction that is guaranteed to improve your typing – for typists of all ages and skill levels!

Entertaining and educational typing games for the whole family. Make learning fun and become a touch-typist while traveling to 36 unique world destinations! Take a break from your trip and improve your typing skills in the Practice Center.

Top Features
300+ Plans, Lessons, and Tests
•The 3D guide hands show you the correct finger to use to strike each key.

Personalized Typing Plans for all ages and skills levels
•Reach your words-per-minutes goal quickly with a typing plan designed for you.
•Create your own lessons and tests with the text you want to type, or you can choose from one of over 20 typing plans.

Instant Results for Lessons, Tests and Games
•Identifies your weak and strong areas.
•View your results by finger, key, hand, or row and focus your practice.

30+ Multi-Play and Multi-Level Game Challenges
•Compete against yourself or others with games like Flotsam Fighter, Typing with Sharks, Tomb Typer, and Xtreme Typing.
•Improve your typing accuracy and retention skills with the first and only typing adventure game, Treasures of the Sunken City.

Fast Moving Arcade-Style Games
•Challenge your speed and dexterity with the #1 typing game, Ziggy!

Travel Adventures
•Take 3 separate trips, World Travel, Time Travel, and Photo Safari, to 36 different travel destinations.

Practice Activities
•Practice with interesting articles and fun game challenges to improve speed and accuracy.

Learn in English or Spanish

Top uses
Learn
•Keyboarding Basics
•Proper Hand Positions
•Speed and Accuracy

Have Fun!

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Most Helpful Reviews

5/5
Version 21.0
Review by 123superdad

My son loves it and is really learning to type! - This program is a lot of fun. My son actually looks forward to practicing each day. The lessons progress at a good pace, with lessons, tests, dictation, and games with multiple skill levels and options – so even for my son (age 11) this software never gets old. His goal word per minute is 30, and he’s making steady progress to get there shortly, which will be just about 4 weeks. The games have him hooked plus the theme is fun and makes practicing enjoyable. I give it a full 5 stars.

Found helpful by 20 out of 23 people
1/5
Version 21.0
Review by Beginning Typist

Waste of Money - I bought a brand new Macbook Pro and downloaded this app the very same day. At first the program worked great for me and the first few lessons were quickly learned. However, the more I used the app, the more it would freeze. Now, I only know half the keyboard and the system locks up every time I try to use it to learn more. Very disappointing, waste of money.

Found helpful by 21 out of 31 people

More Reviews for Current Version

1/5
Version 21.0
Review by dingbatdoug

Worst kind of shovelware - This is some kind of 90's era shovelware repackaged as a Mac application. The resolution is stuck somewhere around 640x480 with large black bars on any modern computer. A saving grace is the large number of typing "games" in the arcade. Not worth anywhere near the price.

Found helpful by 9 out of 11 people
1/5
Version 21.0
Review by thisnicknamethingis ridiculous

title - Did not work after the first couple times. I just wasted nearly $20 on something that doens’t work and I’d like my money back. Not kid friendly either.

Found helpful by 8 out of 12 people
2/5
Version 21.0
Review by CodeeD

Locks up on Mavericks - Crashes and locks up A LOT on OS X Mavericks. I wish I could get a refund.

Found helpful by 7 out of 9 people
1/5
Version 21.0
Review by sgginc

Crashes … No Customer Support… Bad Company - Crashes … No Customer Support… Bad Company. Look elsewhere. There are lots of alternatives.

Found helpful by 4 out of 5 people
5/5
Version 21.0
Review by Sydney Smith34

Absolutely Love it! - This app has been incredible for my friends and I in college! Typing was a skill we always wanted to have but never learned- until we started using Typing Instructor Platinum. The challenge and fun of passing levels to get to new countries really motivated us, and we loved the way it assessed our current level and tailored our lessons to meet our specific needs. I would highly reccomend it to ANY friend! Extremely fun and educational app!

Found helpful by 3 out of 4 people
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