Type training

There are a whole bunch of type training sites (and Doom community people using them), but it’s hard to tell which ones are actually any good.

Mention the ones you think are/aren’t good here, and I’ll attempt to keep a collation up to date below.

General recommendations

TODO

Websites

Monkeytype

Pros

  • Quick and easy
  • Pretty graphs of typing speed

Cons

Oryx

Pros

  • Integrates with ZSA boards

Cons

  • Needs WebUSB (i.e. Chrome)

Keybr

Pros

  • Excellent feedback

Cons

Ngram Type

Pros

  • Good for N-grams

Cons

  • Not really good for anything else

The Typing Cat

Pros

  • Contains a decent library of word sets

Cons

Typings

Pros

  • Sleek / no-nonsense

Cons

Software

Amphetype

Pros

  • Rather customisable, e.g. type a novel of your choice

Cons

For Keybr another pro is that limiting which keys are used in training can be good for learning new layouts gradually.