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Editors' Rating:
Editors' Rating:
Excellent
Average User Rating:
out of 159 votes out of 159 votes

Quick Specs

  • Version:
    17
  • Total Downloads:
    1,922,729
  • Date Added:
    Sep. 30, 2005
  • Price:
    Free to try (3-use trial); $39.99 to buy
  • File Size:
    380.23MB
  • Downloads Last Week:
    1,022
  • Platform:
    Windows
  • Product ranking:

Editors' Review

The multimedia-rich Mavis Beacon Teaches Typing 17 Deluxe can turn even the most recalcitrant hunt-and-peck artist into a skillful touch typist. But first you'll have to download the behemoth 400MB installer and suffer through the sluggish setup process. Persevere. Once you get it running, Mavis Bacon is memory-intensive but quite fast. The unusual interface depicts a classroom; you click on various objects to select tasks (for instance, a computer to enter the Lesson Area). Mavis Bacon provides not only lessons and drills, but also videos and text advice on proper typing posture. It also allows you to build custom lessons, play special typing games, and check the ergonomics at your workplace. All in all, it's a feature-rich typing tutor with a good-looking interface and lots of useful extras.
 
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Full Specifications

General
Publisher Encore
Publisher web site http://www.encore.com/
Release Date September 30, 2005
Date Added September 30, 2005
Version 17
Category
Category Educational Software
Subcategory Teaching Tools
Operating Systems
Operating Systems Windows 98/Me/2000/XP
Additional Requirements Windows 98/Me/2000/XP
Download Information
File Size 380.23MB
File Name MBTT Dlx 17 Setup.exe
Popularity
Total Downloads 1,922,729
Downloads Last Week 1,022
Pricing
License Model Free to try
Limitations 3-use trial
Price $39.99
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