Learn more than the WASD keys! Mavis will teach you solid skills to improve your game! Now available Worldwide!
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Variados (12 análisis) - El 58% de los 12 análisis de los usuarios sobre este software son positivos.
Fecha de lanzamiento: 18 ago. 2013

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Mastering typing has never been easier than with the all-new edition of Mavis Beacon Teaches Typing Powered by UltraKey! The award-winning software program provides the most efficient way to learn and master typing fundamentals. Designed by educators, Mavis Beacon Teaches Typing Powered by UltraKey uses a success-based approach to typing instruction. This powerful and motivating way to learn provides a clear path to learning a new skill by setting personal goals and progressing along guided roadmaps.

Just follow these seven easy steps to achieve your typing success!

Step 1: Set Your Personal Goal

Success-based learning begins with setting a personal challenge level for speed and accuracy that you seek as you complete lessons.

Step 2: Learn Good Posture Habits

A virtual reality model demonstrates correct body and hand position.

Step 3: Typing Technique

Video and interactive graphics teach you typing technique, finger names and home row position.

Step 4: Learn New Keys One Stage at a Time

Systematically develop new keystrokes, blending them into pairs, chains, words and sentences.

Step 5: Build Your Skill by Using It

For each lesson you complete, a corresponding skill check uses real-word typing challenges to ensure your progress.

Step 6: Practice Excellent Typing at all Times

Timed typing tests give standardized performance results that you can put on your resume!

Step 7: Celebrate Your Success!

After just 8 hours of using this software, you can master typing basics and more!

Features:

  • Success-based approach: structured learning determined by user’s own plan and timetable
  • Three types of instruction: Voice, videos and animated graphics
  • Users set a personal pace and choose their own path of learning
  • 12 interface themes and numerous options adapt to age, personal needs and learning style
  • More than 100 skill checks and typing tests
  • 18 exciting videos introduce typing activities and demonstrate proper stretch break techniques
  • Specific tips for improvement based on unique typing pattern assessments
  • Short, bite-sized, 20 minute sessions containing sequence lessons and skill development activities
  • Stunning 3D graphics to demonstrate correct posture and typing techniques
  • More Information Resource: Provides important information on correct body posture, tips for avoiding repetitive strain injuries (RSIs), typing actions, enrichment ideas, additional in-depth concepts and more
  • User-friendly system for everyone ages 8 to 88
  • Engineered for all current Windows and Macintosh computers; operates identically on both systems with cross-platform progress records.

NOTE: this title is English only. Specific localized versions (grammar and keyboards) will be delivered to customers in the UK, Australia and New Zealand. All other regions will get North American English.

Requisitos del sistema

Windows
Mac OS X
    Mínimo:
    • SO: Windows® XP, Windows Vista®, Windows® 7, Windows® 8
    • Procesador: Pentium® or AMD Athlon™ Processor
    • Memoria: 512 MB de RAM
    • Almacenamiento: 600 MB de espacio disponible
    Mínimo:
    • SO: Mac® OS X 10.6 – 10.8
    • Procesador: Intel® Core™ Processor
    • Memoria: 512 MB de RAM
    • Gráficos: 600
    • Almacenamiento: 600 MB de espacio disponible
Análisis de usuarios
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Variados (12 análisis)
Publicados recientemente
Lord Wesley
( 4.5 h registradas )
Publicado el 13 de junio
i hate typing why would my dad get this?
¿Es útil? No Divertido
effete
( 0.3 h registradas )
Publicado el 7 de enero
♥♥♥♥ mavis
¿Es útil? No Divertido
wunda
( 23.2 h registradas )
Publicado el 29 de diciembre de 2015
Of all the games and application I have in my steam library this one really takes the cake. At first I was worried about the massive 512mb ram requirement and was unsure I would be able to run the application. However this did not end up being an issue. Once you do launch Mavis Beacon Teaches Typing Family Edition you will be pleasantly suprised to how well it works. It doesn't feel as though they are holding your hand as you progress from learning how to use correct posture to your home row and beyond. This application is also great for many advanced users who want to increase their speed while having fun doing it! The only real con I can think of was my disappointment when I found at Mavis Beacon is not a real person and is just made up. In fact is she was real she would be like 90, talk about gross. Anyways I can not recomend this game enough buy it if you were thinking about it.
¿Es útil? No Divertido
G3258
( 36.3 h registradas )
Publicado el 23 de diciembre de 2015
I am beginning to type from scratch and if that is your case I would recommend this software to you.
I suppose the negative reviews must be from people who already know to type way better than me and they may be searching for something more advanced than this software, but it seems quite good for novels like me.
The basic is that you will have lessons which will make you practice some letters in chains and then words and finally sentences with those letters or numbers, so it goes step by step.

A month has passed and I keep thinking the same, lots of tests to improve your typing skills and lots of ways to evaluate those skills, setting wpm and accuracy as you wish.
The text can be heard as well, I guess some people may be able of typing while listening to them, but thats not my case.
Another good feature is a free typing text up to 4 paragraphs, where you can see how many wps can you do
¿Es útil? No Divertido
elviscera
( 2.3 h registradas )
Publicado el 4 de marzo de 2015
Overpriced. In just the first 5 minutes of use it is clear that this is awkwardly implemented software. Its look and feel is very primitive as though it was designed for Win95 and never migrated to later Win versions. When it starts it insists on opening up in full screen mode (there is no control for this). You are required to install Quicktime 7 to run the software to view the over voiced animations (no actual videos so far). There is no pause for the audio or video. If while a video is playing you change focus to another window the audio will be chopped (but not the video) so you have to restart the video. No doubt, every game on steam is considerably more complex yet better written and more bug free than MBTTFE. While I am glad that Steam is providing software titles like this, I wish another typing title had been chosen. Considering the price I can not recommend MBTTFE.
¿Es útil? No Divertido
Momento Mori
( 2.5 h registradas )
Publicado el 4 de enero de 2015
This is one of the useful typing software. It can help you to improve your typing speed and accuracy. The software is suitable for coders and typers. However, the voice helping system is quite annoying. DISABLE it!!! It will make the software not responding, especially during the lesson.
¿Es útil? No Divertido
Chef Ron Ben Israel
( 0.5 h registradas )
Publicado el 21 de diciembre de 2014
I spelt Disaster wrong and she shouted at me :(((((
¿Es útil? No Divertido
shadowlord
( 5.3 h registradas )
Publicado el 7 de septiembre de 2014
From reading the other reviews, this version may not have as many features as other Mavis Beacon versions (this is the only one I've used). But what is available is more than enough to work on typing speed and accuracy which is just what I need and I'm glad I got this version for the convenience that Steam offers.
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Maxximus McClane Freeman Payne
( 0.6 h registradas )
Publicado el 31 de julio de 2014
Great for helping your typing skills in terms of speed and accuracy. Includes a bunch of tests and evaluations that monitors your typing habits, and offers helpful hints or solutions to correct or adjust your keyboarding posture. If you're in a job, or looking for a job where you're sitting at a desk and using the computer most of the time then this software is more than worth it to aid you in your quest for keyboarding domination!
¿Es útil? No Divertido
Captain Crunch
( 6.8 h registradas )
Publicado el 26 de marzo de 2014
Excellent for covering the basics of typing and how to position yourself for increased precision and speed.
¿Es útil? No Divertido
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A 176 de 216 personas (81%) les ha sido útil este análisis
12 personas han encontrado divertido este análisis
No recomendado
0.1 h registradas
Publicado el 16 de marzo de 2014
Truly terrible. Don't get it. I foolishly thought this was going to be an upgrade from the 2011 Ultimate Edition. But it's a huge downgrade
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A 123 de 143 personas (86%) les ha sido útil este análisis
1 persona ha encontrado divertido este análisis
No recomendado
1.8 h registradas
Publicado el 16 de marzo de 2014
This version lacks the typing "games" which you may remember and be likely wanting to nostalgically revisit.

Alternatively, if you're an experienced typist or even proficient player of video games you'll set your standard assessment level to somewhere around 85wpm with 99% accuracy. This translates into the impish Mavis demanding from you a 91wpm with 98% accuracy for a "passing" grade on the application's series of exams.

I suppose if you've any children or family members who share your account with you, the application could prove useful. However, I'd guess that for many of us, we're quite fine and dandy without the aid of Ms. Beacon.

Requires an installation of Apple's Quicktime.
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A 48 de 63 personas (76%) les ha sido útil este análisis
61 personas han encontrado divertido este análisis
Recomendado
0.5 h registradas
Publicado el 21 de diciembre de 2014
I spelt Disaster wrong and she shouted at me :(((((
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A 25 de 34 personas (74%) les ha sido útil este análisis
1 persona ha encontrado divertido este análisis
No recomendado
2.3 h registradas
Publicado el 4 de marzo de 2015
Overpriced. In just the first 5 minutes of use it is clear that this is awkwardly implemented software. Its look and feel is very primitive as though it was designed for Win95 and never migrated to later Win versions. When it starts it insists on opening up in full screen mode (there is no control for this). You are required to install Quicktime 7 to run the software to view the over voiced animations (no actual videos so far). There is no pause for the audio or video. If while a video is playing you change focus to another window the audio will be chopped (but not the video) so you have to restart the video. No doubt, every game on steam is considerably more complex yet better written and more bug free than MBTTFE. While I am glad that Steam is providing software titles like this, I wish another typing title had been chosen. Considering the price I can not recommend MBTTFE.
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A 27 de 41 personas (66%) les ha sido útil este análisis
Recomendado
0.6 h registradas
Publicado el 31 de julio de 2014
Great for helping your typing skills in terms of speed and accuracy. Includes a bunch of tests and evaluations that monitors your typing habits, and offers helpful hints or solutions to correct or adjust your keyboarding posture. If you're in a job, or looking for a job where you're sitting at a desk and using the computer most of the time then this software is more than worth it to aid you in your quest for keyboarding domination!
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A 10 de 12 personas (83%) les ha sido útil este análisis
10 personas han encontrado divertido este análisis
Recomendado
23.2 h registradas
Publicado el 29 de diciembre de 2015
Of all the games and application I have in my steam library this one really takes the cake. At first I was worried about the massive 512mb ram requirement and was unsure I would be able to run the application. However this did not end up being an issue. Once you do launch Mavis Beacon Teaches Typing Family Edition you will be pleasantly suprised to how well it works. It doesn't feel as though they are holding your hand as you progress from learning how to use correct posture to your home row and beyond. This application is also great for many advanced users who want to increase their speed while having fun doing it! The only real con I can think of was my disappointment when I found at Mavis Beacon is not a real person and is just made up. In fact is she was real she would be like 90, talk about gross. Anyways I can not recomend this game enough buy it if you were thinking about it.
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A 5 de 5 personas (100%) les ha sido útil este análisis
1 persona ha encontrado divertido este análisis
Recomendado
36.3 h registradas
Publicado el 23 de diciembre de 2015
I am beginning to type from scratch and if that is your case I would recommend this software to you.
I suppose the negative reviews must be from people who already know to type way better than me and they may be searching for something more advanced than this software, but it seems quite good for novels like me.
The basic is that you will have lessons which will make you practice some letters in chains and then words and finally sentences with those letters or numbers, so it goes step by step.

A month has passed and I keep thinking the same, lots of tests to improve your typing skills and lots of ways to evaluate those skills, setting wpm and accuracy as you wish.
The text can be heard as well, I guess some people may be able of typing while listening to them, but thats not my case.
Another good feature is a free typing text up to 4 paragraphs, where you can see how many wps can you do
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A 3 de 5 personas (60%) les ha sido útil este análisis
Recomendado
2.5 h registradas
Publicado el 4 de enero de 2015
This is one of the useful typing software. It can help you to improve your typing speed and accuracy. The software is suitable for coders and typers. However, the voice helping system is quite annoying. DISABLE it!!! It will make the software not responding, especially during the lesson.
¿Te ha sido útil este análisis? No Divertido
A 7 de 13 personas (54%) les ha sido útil este análisis
Recomendado
5.3 h registradas
Publicado el 7 de septiembre de 2014
From reading the other reviews, this version may not have as many features as other Mavis Beacon versions (this is the only one I've used). But what is available is more than enough to work on typing speed and accuracy which is just what I need and I'm glad I got this version for the convenience that Steam offers.
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A 0 de 2 personas (0%) les ha sido útil este análisis
3 personas han encontrado divertido este análisis
No recomendado
4.5 h registradas
Publicado el 13 de junio
i hate typing why would my dad get this?
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