Mavis Beacon, the world's most famous typing teacher, provides dynamic personal instruction, placing you in lessons based on your current skill level and adjusting your path as your typing improves.
MacMall Part #: 8226399
Manufacturer Part #: 02038
Mavis Beacon Teaches Typing - 2011 Mac Edition
Built-In RSS Feeds Get smarter while you practice typing from up-to-the-minute news feeds from BBC News, NASA, National Geographic, The Weather Channel and many more!
Song Lyrics Practice Practice typing the lyrics from your favorite music while you listen to the same songs in your iTunes playlists!
Even more games! With seventeen gorgeous typing games, including the new Ragtime Rhythm, this Mavis Beacon has more games than ever before.
Type a Novel for Practice We've added the full text of dozens of classic novels from Treasure Island to Victor Hugos Les Miserables. Bookmarks placed automatically allow you to come back to the same place in the novel that you left off.
Mavis Avatar The worlds number one typing instructor comes alive in this new edition when she speaks to you as an avatar during your typing lessons.
Dvorak Keyboard We think August Dvorak would be mighty pleased that the keyboard he introduced in 1936 would be used by the worlds fastest typists. Now you can try out the Dvorak keyboard too - as an option to the traditional QWERTY keyboard in this new edition.
iCal Reminders Now you can easily set up automatic reminders in iCal to make sure you get in the practice time you need - up to three times a day!
Export Creature Movies! Create an animal or a fantasy creature in the Creature Lab Game, then export it as a QuickTime movie to post on the Web or send to a friend. Typing practice was never this much fun!
Floating Typing Gauge Measure your typing speed in any application with this new floating menu bar utility.
Track Your Progress. Chart Your Success! Mavis Beacon tracks your progress step by step and points out the keys you need to concentrate on. And when you pass a major typing milestone you can print out a certificate from the Mavis Beacon Institute.
Minimum System Requirements
System - Mac OS X 10.2.8 or later, including 10.6 "Snow Leopard"
Processor - G3 350 MHz or faster, including all Intel Macs
Memory - 512 MB RAM
Display - 1024x768, Millions of Colors
Free hard disk space - 740 MB
CD-ROM drive - For installation only
2011 Mavis Beacon includes:
QWERTY and Dvorak keyboard layouts
Individually tailored lessons as skills grow
More than 1000 text passages for practice
Dictation and transcription exercises
Ergonomic videos and posture exercises
Curriculum map, reports, and certificates
17 typing games including 3 network games
Custom Lesson Designer using your own text
Minimum MAC Processor Supported
Minimum MAC RAM Required
Minimum MAC HD Space Required
Mac OS X 10.2.8 or later, including 10.6 "Snow Leopard"
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