Mavis Beacon Teaches Typing 2009 Deluxe Edition Having fun while improving your typing skills is the name of the game with the 2009 edition of Mavis Beacon Teaches Typing - the world's most famous typing instructor. This learning tool from Software MacKiev lets you compete in typing races against your friends and family. Also check your progress with a gauge that allows you to test your typing speed in any word processing program.
Typing games with high-resolution graphics
16 exciting typing games help you build speed, accuracy, rhythm, endurance and ten-key skills.
Adjustable goals for all family members
Set the typing goal to as low 5 words per minute for the youngest typist in your family, with no upper limit for grownups.
Interesting typing topics
A thousand practice texts include classics from Shakespeare to Sherlock Homes, and modern texts from astronomy to text messaging.
Competitive typing on your home network
Both speed and accuracy count as you compete with family and friend in two-computer racing games over a local network in your home or school.
Listen to your own playlists while you type
Typing practice time flies by when you're listening to your favorite iTunes playlists.
Floating typing gauge
Measure your typing speed in any word processing application from Text Edit to Word with this retro-style toolbar utility.
Export creatures as QuickTime movies
Create strange new creatures by typing their "DNA" in the Creature Lab game and export them as QuickTime movies.
Did you notice?
You can increase your speed and enjoyment with numerous typing games, along with music from your iTunes library playing in the background.
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Learning to type - or brushing up your current skills - in an enjoyably entertaining way.
* Mac OS X v10.2.8 through v10.5.x
* 350MHz or faster PowerPC G3, G4 or G5 or Intel processor
* 512MB of RAM
* 750MB of free hard-disk space
* 1024 x 768 display resolution with millions of colors