Klavaro – Touch Typing Tutor Software

Klavaro is a flexible, simple, open source tutor to teach correct typing, almost independently of language and very flexible regarding to new or unknown keyboard layouts.

Klavaro also helps you to improve your skills with the keyboard. You can edit and save new or unknown keyboard layouts, as the basic course was designed not to depend on specific layouts.

The software supports customizable keyboard layouts.

Features include:

  • A clean graphical user interface.
  • Ready to use keyboard layouts:
    • “qwerty” (AR; BR; BR_abnt2; CZ; EL; EO; ES; HE; IT; JP; NB; PT; SE; TR; UK; UR_crulp; UR_nla; US).
    • ┬áDvorak (BR; EO; FR; TR; UK; US; US_BR; US_ES; US_SE).
    • “qwertz” (CZ; DE; HU).
    • “azerty” (FR; FR_ibook; BE).
    • “jtsuken” (RU).
    • Colemak (US)
    • AlphaGrip5 (US).
  • Keyboard layout editor; configure the keys’ positions.
  • Basic course – memorize the position of the keys on the keyboard. Independent from keyboard layout, by generation of random character sequences to be repeated by the user
  • Adaptability, velocity and fluidness exercises. One achieves velocity on typing when the environment is well known, or, when the words come from one’s own language.
  • Velocity exercises.
  • Fluidness exercises – type complete paragraphs, with good sense sentences. Spelling errors must be corrected before proceeding. Special attention is given to the rhythm, aiming to be as uniform as possible. Load any text files, independent of language.
  • Progress charts – observe your learning progress (or regression).
  • Error analysis.
  • Import external text and use them with the advanced modules (velocity / fluidness).
  • Internationalization: English, Arabic, Bangla/Bengali, Basque, Catalan, Croatian, Czech, Danish, Dutch, Esperanto, Finnish, French, Galician, German, Greek, Hungarian, Italian, Kazakh, Khirgyz, Korean, Kyrgyz, Polish, Portuguese, Punjabi, Russian, Serbian, Slovenian, Spanish, Swedish, Telugu, Ukrainian, Urdu, and Vietnamese.
  • Cross-platform software.

Website: klavaro.sourceforge.io
Support: Documentation, SourceForge Project Page
Developer: Felipe Castro, Petr Machata, Hodong Kim
License: GNU General Public License v3.0


Klavaro is written in C. Learn C with our recommended free books and free tutorials.

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