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What's new in RapidTyping

What's new in RapidTyping 4.6.5

2 August 2012
  • The problems with Bold font, on some non-English version of Windows, is fixed.
  • The tabulation symbols is shown always in the lesson.
  • English course for experts updated.
  • Greek course for experts updated( tabulation symbols added ); thanks to geogeo.gr
  • German, Greek and Russian interface language updated.
  • Other minor bugs fixed.

What's new in RapidTyping 4.6.4

23 July 2012
  • Lesson rendering engine improved;
  • Keyboard rendering engine improved;
  • Non-rectangular keys on the virtual keyboard fixed;
  • Visual bugs on some video-cards fixed;
  • Options section improved;
  • Other minor bugs fixed.

What's new in RapidTyping 4.6.3

1 July 2012
  • Metronome improved ( strongly depend on the experience of users );
  • Lesson Mode «Requires the right character type»: Pressing BACKSPACE deletes only the last error ( without moving cursor ).
  • «Right-hand» finger scheme fixed thanks to Wim De Backer, modemadvies.be .
  • Visual bugs on some video-cards fixed.
  • The button-link to the «Typing Games» page( «About» dialog box ) added.
  • The English-USA interface language added.
  • Other minor bugs fixed.

What's new in RapidTyping 4.6.2

26 May 2012
  • New version of the RapidTyping Manual is added.
  • Farsi interface language updated.
  • Minor bugs fixed.

What's new in RapidTyping 4.6.1

29 April 2012
  • Expert courses are available for the following keyboard layouts:
  • Arabic ASDF Eastern with Arabic-Indic digits.
  • German (Dvorak Type).
  • German (NEO).
  • German (de_ergo).
  • German (Latin1 without dead keys).
  • Greek (220).
  • Greek (319).
  • Greek (220) Latin.
  • Greek (319) Latin.
  • Greek Latin.
  • Greek Polytonic.
  • Russian (Typewriter).
  • US English Table for IBM Arabic 238_L.
  • Latvian interface language added.
  • Minor bugs fixed.

What's new in RapidTyping 4.6

17 April 2012

Typing Test:

  • BiDi algorithm added( full support Arabic, Farsi, Urdu, Hindi, Sanskrit, Khmer, Thai and other languages ).
  • In current version the real font can be chosen for lesson.
  • Bug for missed space character at the end of the line( in Multi-edit mode ) fixed.

Typing Lesson Editing:

  • Splitter between lesson text and lesson characters window added.
  • Font size scale added.
  • «Show|Hide keyboard»(F9) hotkey added.

Virtual Keyboard:

  • Scaling on wide-screen monitors improved.

Typing Lessons:

  • Arabic beginner and expert typing course updated.
  • English expert typing course updated. ( requires reinstall )

Interface Translation:

  • Arabic interface language updated; thanks to Ibrahim Saed
  • Greek interface language updated; thanks to geogeo.gr


  • Windows 2000 compatibility restored.
  • RapidTyping news buttons for Google+, Facebook, Twitter added; ( under «About» )
  • Saving splitter position added.
  • Other minor bugs fixed.

What's new in RapidTyping 4.5

2 February 2012

Typing Test View:

  • Auto-wrap feature added.
  • Tabulation support added.
  • Line break support added.
  • Special marks ( including Tab, Line Break, Space ) improved( smooth, scaling ).
  • Special marks in right left languages inverted.

Typing lesson editing:

  • Import lesson text in .RTF format feature added.
  • Insert line break and tabulation lesson feature added.
  • When inserting text into lesson the check symbols on keyboard added.
  • The «New Lesson - (#)» label added by default to «New Lesson» dialog.
  • When lesson editing or selecting the fast reaction on virtual keyboard and lesson property added.
  • When you type a character in lesson the letter is show immediately on virtual keyboard and the property table updates immediately.
  • Support the lesson size until 4GB added.

Virtual keyboard:

  • Translation control keys added.
  • Auto-wrap the long control keys' names ( ex. Num Lock ) added .

Typing Lessons:

  • English expert typing course updated. Tabulation and line break marks added. ( requires reinstall )
  • Russian expert typing course updated. Tabulation and line break marks added. ( requires reinstall )

Interface Translation:

  • French, Greek, Chinese Traditional, German, Russian language updated.


  • When choosing to continue the lesson with «do nothing» selected, the key is now highlighted, after making mistake a correctly.

What's new in RapidTyping 4.4

24 December 2011

Typing lesson editing:

  • Drag Drop function for lesson list editor added.
  • Context menu in Lesson Editor added.
  • Cut, Copy and Paste functions in context menu in Lesson Editor added.

Virtual keyboard:

  • Touch screen support added.
  • Keys under cursor( or finger in touchscreen mode ) now highlighted.
  • New highlight toggle feature for Control key( Shift, Ctrl, Alt ).

Typing test statistics:

  • Percentage ratio of errors for wrong letters typed for the whole lesson is shown.


  • Traditional Chinese interface language updated.
  • Greek interface language updated.
  • Russian interface language updated (.


  • Arranging the application titlebar for left right position( with languages ) added.
  • Refreshing the application titlebar after interface language changed.
  • Other minor bugs fixed.

What's new in RapidTyping 4.3

30 November 2011
  • Background music bug fixed.
  • Delay with selecting statistics cells for large statistics reports fixed.
  • Keys can be highlighted individually in statistics view ( lesson tab ).
  • Confirmation box for removing selected lesson(s) added.
  • Saving (multi)selection in statistics view ( course|lesson tabs ) added.
  • Inversion of selection in statistics view added.
  • All error keys can be highlighted using Ctrl+A in statistics view.
  • Double-click to lesson statistics cells to show lesson letters table.
  • Button focus bug fixed.
  • Removing first lesson bug fixed.
  • Bottom panel in statistics view and editor view reduced.
  • Last selected item in editor view fixed.
  • Lesson text color enhanced.
  • Other minor bugs fixed.

What's new in RapidTyping 4.2

13 November 2011
  • New Greek course added.
  • Support for 680x420 screens added.
  • Support screen rotation added.
  • «blank» lesson background added.
  • Word count in lesson editor added.
  • «show|hide keyboard» option on the user level page moved.
  • Delay with loading the course, using older video cards on Windows 7 fixed
  • «minimize|maximize» bug for left, right or top Task Bar fixed.
  • Splitter bug for maximized window fixed.
  • Other minor bugs fixed.

What's new in RapidTyping 4.1

16 August 2011
  • Added Windows Themes support ( the contrast schemes, big fonts, not-system fonts support ).
  • Added the finger scheme for Anti-RSI layout( Two hands #6 )
  • Added the changing of the statistics parameters on the Results dialog box.
  • Added the statistics parameters the Delay and Delay%
  • Improved common application performance.
  • Some user interface improvements.
  • Fixed bug with Greek accents.
  • Fixed some minor bugs.

What's new in RapidTyping 4.0

11 May 2011
  • Added multi-line support.
  • Added support of the Alt+Shift+key.
  • Improved running speed ( including running by LAN and Flash card ).
  • Improved user interface.

RapidTyping reviews

It is good for to improve our typing speed
Shivam Yadav
a great app to help with improving your typing but should have some more exercises.
Eric chamba champa
Great app if you want to increase your typing speed, however, could do with more exercises in the only
Natasha Krajicewski
this is the best software but i want to some improvement like word limit
Istiyak Ahmad
good typing app for those who want to be the fastest typist and helps a lot thank you so much
Amra Ameer
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