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Letter Chase Typing Tutor for Windows

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Key Details of Letter Chase Typing Tutor

  • Learn how to type using a visual method.
  • Last updated on July 27, 2010
  • There have been 6 updates
  • Virus scan status:

    Warning (this software program is potentially malicious or may contain unwanted bundled software)


Editors' Review

Download.com staff

Typing used to be the domain of secretaries and writers, but the explosive popularity of computers has made it an important skill for almost everyone. People who can't type are at a serious disadvantage when it comes to succeeding in school, applying for jobs, and even keeping in touch with friends and family. Letter Chase Typing Tutor is a simple program that teaches you to type using a step-by-step process, ensuring that proper technique is learned while keeping the process from becoming overwhelming.

Letter Chase's interface is plain and intuitive, with plenty of guidance for newbies. You first create a new profile by entering your name, which allows the program to be used by multiple people. The program then takes you through a series of 11 lessons, starting with the letters on and surrounding the home row of keys and moving through the shift keys, punctuation, numbers, and symbols. Each lessons includes practice typing each key individually as well as typing lines of words using the keys that are the focus of the lesson. The program measures both speed and accuracy, and you can view graphs and reports showing your progress. Letter Chase also offers typing drills at the beginner, intermediate, and advanced levels, tests, games, and more. The built-in Help file is well-written and thorough. Overall, we think that Letter Chase Typing Tutor is a great way for people of all ages to learn to type.

Letter Chase Typing Tutor installs politely but leaves a folder behind upon removal. We recommend this program to all users.

Editors' note: This is a review of the full version of Letter Chase Typing Tutor 5.4. The trial version is limited to 30 days.


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Full Specifications

GENERAL
Release
December 8, 2009
Latest update
July 27, 2010
Version
5.4
OPERATING SYSTEMS
Platform
Windows
Operating System
Windows 95, Windows 98, Windows NT, Windows 10, Windows XP, Windows 2000, Windows ME
Additional Requirements
None
POPULARITY
Total Downloads
306,480
Downloads Last Week
1

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User Reviews

3.5/5

6 User Votes


Developer's Description

Learn how to type using a visual method.
Letter Chase Typing Tutor is a full featured typing program that uses a visual method to teach the location of the keys. Letter Chase also includes new and unique features to help experienced typists type even faster. Letter Chase requires a Pentium or faster computer with a 16 bit color or better graphics. New features for Teachers/Schools.