December 1, 2011 in Educational (E)
[prMac.com] Ontario, Canada - Mac winsoft, Inc., a software solutions developer focused on the Apple arena, has today announced the release of XType, an innovative new typing tutor solution, onto Apple's Mac App Store. This educational application utilizes a uniquely structured approach to transform computer novices into competent keyboarders quickly and efficiently. Developed specifically for Mac laptop and desktop owners looking to master the skill of typing, XType is currently available for download on the Mac App Store for $14.99 in the Education category.
XType includes fifteen sequentially more difficult lessons and the app offers both English and Arabic language typing options as well. XType's learning modules are structured to keep users challenged and engaged as the move through the course and begin typing more and more efficiently. Furthermore, each of the app's levels are comprised of an array of diverse exercises, with some focused on teaching users correct on-keyboard finger positions, others focused on pushing students to type at higher speeds, and more. Meanwhile level 15 is structured as a final exam, requiring students to demonstrate an adequate level of typing skills before they are allowed to finish the program.
To keep users interested and engrossed in the learning process XType utilizes dynamic, bright, multi-color visual aides to explain the intricacies of typing to users. Simply put, this typing tool inspires students to succeed, and gives them the tools to help them how do so. To keep students on track the app gives users the tools to maintain a record of their progress throughout the course. Once users have completed a typing they'll be able to print out a certificate of complete as a token of their success. XType is both addicting and firmly goal oriented, and ultimately proves flexible enough to be useful to anyone, regardless of whether they are simply brushing up on their keyboarding skills or learning how to type from scratch.
* Mac OS X 10.6 or later
* 5.4 MB
Pricing and Availability:
XType 4.0 is $14.99 USD (or equivalent amount in other currencies) and available worldwide exclusively through the App Store in the Education category.
Founded in Ontario, Mac winsoft, Inc. is a software solutions company focused on creating Apple specific applications across a variety of genres of the highest caliber. (C) Mac winsoft Inc. 2011. All Rights Reserved. Apple, the Apple logo, iPhone, iPod and iPad are registered trademarks of Apple Inc. in the U.S. and/or other countries.