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Rating: 2.9 / 5.0 (16 votes)

Released: 2006-02-21

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Mavis Beacon Teaches Typing 17 Standard [Old Version] by Encore

Software Details

Brand: EncoreMedia: CD-ROMHardware Platform: PCOperating System: Windows XP
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At home or at work, strong typing skills are essential for making the most of every moment at the computer. Put an end to frustration and wasted time with just 15 minutes of practice a day!


Windows XP

Product Features

  • Typing tutorial software with 250+ practice and custom lessons
  • Practice speed, accuracy, and rhythm; entertaining arcade-style games
  • Enjoy a freshly updated user interface with improved resolution
  • Adaptive Response Technology adjusts lessons to age, skill, and progress
  • Import your own MP3 files to listen to while practicing

Editorial Review

For the past 12 years in a row, Mavis Beacon Teaches Typing has been the best-selling typing tutorial on the market and has garnered over 15 prestigious awards, including the Teacher's Choice and Parent's Choice awards. With the Mavis Beacon Teaches Typing 17, that tradition is certain to continue with several new and advanced performance-based programs that adjust to your skill level and provide instant feedback on every exercise.

Polish your typing skills to finish work faster, and put yourself on the path to maximum productivity, and higher salaries.
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With the information technology economy expanding with no end in sight, keeping up with your typing skills is more important than ever. Knowing how to type fast and accurately is not a job for just secretaries and data entry personnel any more; writers, web developers, and professionals in all fields can improve their income potential and value by optimizing their typing speed and accuracy.

Mavis Beacon Teaches Typing 17 helps you to exercise your typing fingers with more than 188 practice lessons and 91 custom lessons. A truly interactive program, Mavis Beacon Teaches Typing 17 analyzes your typing patterns and helps you to eliminate bad habits. And to customize your learning experience, the software lets you choose the user profile that best suits your abilities, including a special "kids" and "teens" profile. To help keep young typists motivated, the program has 10 arcade-style games that make practicing fun. And now that text messaging has become a staple of modern life, typing is no longer limited to the QWERTY keyboard! Mavis Beacon offers practice in both text messaging, including the use of truly GR8 shortcuts that will increase your messaging SKLZ and make you extremely :>). The software also has exercises designed to improve your HTML coding.

An enhanced user interface is compatible with wide screen laptops and leaves your desktop more accessible even while the program is running. And to make typing as fun as possible, you can even jazz up your lessons by importing your own MP3 files to listen to while you practice.

More Details

Publisher: Encore SoftwareCategory: TypingBinding: CD-ROM

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