5 Great Typing Tutor Software for Mac OS

Today typing has become a necessary skill for everyone. It is not important whether you are writing a document or an email, a good typing speed will always help you to finish your works quickly. Typing plays an important role for people who work with computers everyday. In olden days type writers are the only source to learn typing but today we have plenty of applications to learn typing more faster than before. Those applications are generally called typing tutors. So today we are going to see the best typing tutors for Mac OS X.


Typewriting is same for all the operating systems except some changes in the command buttons. So you don’t want to worry about learning through Mac OS. Also Mac OS has got some beautiful and efficient applications to learn typing quickly. The ultimate aim of typing tutors is to reach the level of touch typing. It is nothing but typing without seeing the keys on the keyboard. Typing Tutor software or app will have levels of lessons to get expertise with typing.

Typing App for Mac

It is calculated based on the typing speed of the person that is how many words he can type per minute. So let’s have a look at the list of best typing app for Mac OS X.

Typing Master

Typing Master is one of the famous typing tutor for Windows operating system. It helped many people to learn typing in a very short span of time. The lessons in Typing Master application is very simple to understand and you can see the difference in your typing with in a day you start practicing. So it is one of the most recommended software to learn typing from your Mac. It is a light weighted application which will not occupy more memory or slow down you Mac. Also price of the application is based on monthly and yearly basis. You have separate plans for schools and corporates. You can have look at the price details on the website. (Download Typing Master)

Ten Thumbs

Ten Thumbs is also one of the best typing tutors for Mac. If you have used Typing Master in Windows and want to try something new on your Mac you can go for Ten Thumbs. It is featured in CNET as one of the best typing app. Ten Thumbs is also available for Windows and Linux. There are two different versions of Ten Thumbs available. One is a standard version and the other one is a classic version. Features and price makes the difference between these two versions. If you have two different operating system or multiple computers you can buy multi-user version to save your money. (Download Ten Thumbs)

Type Trainer4Mac

 Typetrainer4mac is a multilingual typing tutor for Mac OS. It is quite different from other two applications we have discussed above. The user interface is very simple and easy to understand. Even people who don’t have much knowledge on computers can easily understand and learn typing through this software. It supports wide variety of custom and system keyboards in the application. One of the unique feature of this application is by using .RTF files you can manually add more typing lessons to the software. Separate logs will be maintained for each sessions. (Download Typetrainer4mac)


XType is an addictive typing tutor for Mac. It has the most advance lessons to learn typing through Mac. It includes two different typing languages English and Arabic. So if you are interested you can learn Arabic typing too. To practice expert expert level of typing they have included fifteen extremely difficult lessons in this app. These lessons will be highly challenging and will train users to become experts in typing. Totally there are fifteen levels, level 15 will be like a final exam, so the 14 levels will train user to achieve perfection in their typing speed, finger positions and much more. (Download XType)


Typist is a free typing tutor application for Mac. It is a very simple application which helps you learn touch typing. If you don’t wanna spend for typing tutors initially you can go for Typist, learn some basics of touch typing and if you want to improve your typing speed further you can choose any of the premium application from the above list. It is not important that you use free software or premium software, all you need is consistency. Typist is one of the best application in free typing software or app. So you can give a shot before you buy the premium ones. (Download Typist)

These are the five best typing tutors for Mac OS which helps you to learn typing easily and quickly. Please let me know if I have missed any of your favorite typing tutors for Mac. Try these apps in your Mac and share your experience with us in the comment box. Thanks for reading.

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