About Ratatype

Hello, I'm Captain Ratatype and I want to tell you about my typing tutor. Ratatype is a simple and convenient online typing tutor for everybody who wants to type better.

I know, that you have to type a lot: at home, at school, at work, and it takes the time that you can devote to other activities. With Ratatype you can free up to 20 minutes a day because it will teach you to type much faster and the "blind ten-finger typing method" will no longer be just a phrase from a textbook.

So, why Ratatype is the best typing tutor?

So, why Ratatype is the best typing tutor?
  • My courses are absolutely free for all users in any language.
  • A simple and intuitive interface doesn't distract you from studying the layout.
  • You can easily get your typing certificate online, you just need to register and check your speed by passing the typing test.
  • You won’t get bored during the tests and lessons — it’s a real game! You just need to turn on the game mode on the tutor page and the lessons will cease to be boring :)
  • You can also compete in groups with friends. It's always more fun when we stay together!
  • Do you learn a new language? No problem! I have a lot of typing courses in different languages. You can practice language and learn to type at the same time.

What courses does Ratatype have?

What courses does Ratatype have?

Typing tutor Ratatype supports learning fast typing in different layouts and languages. You can master such courses:

  • English layout;
    • QWERTY;
    • AZERTY;
    • Dvorak;
  • Spanish layout;
  • Portuguese layout (Brazil);
  • German layout;
  • French layout;
  • Ukrainian layout;
  • Polish layout;
  • Russian layout;
  • Italian layout.

You can select the needed typing course after registering on your personal page, in the section "Touch typing courses" or on the typing tutor page.

Each typing course has up to 20 lessons, and each lesson has up to 25 exercises. For each exercise you can get a reward:

  • The star is for completing the exercise.
  • The target is for completing the exercise without errors.
  • The lightning is for good speed (it can be various in different exercises).

Well, are you ready to compete with yourself? I think it's a great opportunity to improve your typing results.

Play game and learn touch typing

Games are loved by adults and children

Games are loved by adults and children. That’s why Captain Ratatype has come up with a way to make typing lessons even more interesting and effective — earn coins, buy new heroes, learn touch typing! In a game mode, users are twice as likely to return to lessons as in regular training, and go through more exercises. Learn more about game mode.

Typing lessons for everyone!

Ratatype is an excellent typing tutor for both children and adults. And it's really good! Interesting lessons, bright certificates, awards, competitions… Competitions! Typing speed competitions can be arranged among students in your class or colleagues in the office.

Are you a programmer? Or maybe a writer, copywriter or secretary? Or are you a translator, teacher, blogger? Or maybe you are studying in school or university? So it doesn't matter! Everyone who works with a computer can improve typing skills with Ratatype.

Typing lessons for teachers and students

Typing lessons for teachers and students

Teachers also need this! Ratatype's typing speed exercises can help organize computer science lessons or tech classes efficiently. A minimum of distracting elements will help children to maintain concentration, game elements and awards will not let them get bored during the passing of typing lessons. And it's easy to control student performance and progress with groups.

Groups on Ratatype

Studying together is more fun. Therefore, Ratatype has comfortable groups where you can compete with friends, classmates, colleagues, and anyone else! You can see who has completed more lessons and who has higher typing speed. Racing on the keyboard will help to bring the team together in a fun and interesting way and improve the typing skills of each of its members.

Ratatype for different countries

About Ratatype

Ratatype is an international typing tutor. That’s why there are different versions for different countries: Spain, France, Italy, Brazil, Germany, Ukraine, Poland and the international version.

Thousands of users daily improve their typing skills with Ratatype. Hope you become one of them :)

Frequent questions about Ratatype

  • How can I take a typing test or exercise on mobile phone?

Unfortunately, Ratatype doesn't have a mobile or tablet version of the typing tutor and test, so you'll need to train on your PC.

But you can read useful articles on Ratatype from any device, OS and browser.

  • How do I earn money on Ratatype?

Ratatype has no a typing job.

It's a typing tutor that can help you to learn to touch type, good typing skills may help you get a good job elsewhere.

  • I see "Change your keyboard layout" but my it's correct. What could be wrong?

You probably selected the wrong keyboard layout in your computer settings (it must match the language of the exercise).

Or an automatic translator pages or a program-switch keyboard like Punto Switcher are installed on your computer. If one of these programs is enabled, disable this program with auto-switch function to correct the tutor operation.

  • I can't log in. How to reset my password?

To recover your password, go to the login reminder page and enter your email. You'll receive an email that will help you recover your password.

If I can't get the letter

  1. Please wait 15 minutes after submitting. Usually, letters reach within 1-2 minutes, but sometimes they can be delayed through not our fault.
  2. Check your spam folder. Perhaps the letter was mistakenly sent there.
  3. Make sure that the email is entered correctly.

If you tried all the methods and nothing helps, let us know. We'll check and try to help.

  • How much does typing course or certificate cost?

Ratatype is completely free for all users.

You can take a typing speed test or have lessons without having to pay.

But if you want, you can remove ads for a small fee or donate and support the Ratatype.

  • What operating systems and browsers does Ratatype support?

Ratatype typing test and tutor works correctly with:

  • OS Windows from version 8 and above;
  • macOS;
  • Chrome OS;
  • Linux.

And if you use the Chrome, Safari, Firefox, or Edge browsers on one of these operating systems everything should work.

Unfortunately, for all other operating systems and browsers, we cannot guarantee the correct work of the typing tutor and test.

But you can read useful articles on Ratatype from any device, OS and browser.

  • How can I delete an account?

It is a pity that you want to delete your profile on Ratatype. Please let us know why so we can improve.

You can delete your account at the bottom of your profile pagе by clicking "DELETE my account".

Or you can go to the account delete page right now. 

  • I'm having problems with the site. What must I do?

It is a pity that you cannot use Ratatype. We want you to start using our product, so please send us a letter with the following information:

  1. Are you registered on the site? If so, what email did you use?
  2. What operating system and browser are you using?
  3. What kind of keyboard layout do you use?
  4. Do you have a problem with passing the certification or exercise?
  5. Please send us a screenshot of your issue.

We'll check it and try to help you as soon as possible.