English Dvorak layout touch typing course

15 lessons

The Dvorak keyboard layout is considered more comfortable for typing than QWERTY. Fans of Dvorak typing practice are sure that this layout is faster, easier to learn, and better for the health of your fingers and Ratatype will help you find out for yourself!

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The typing system was designed to eliminate inefficiency and fatigue after long hours using the keyboard. Therefore, 70% of the most used letters are in the most convenient middle row, while the QWERTY layout only has 31%.

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Perhaps this layout is actually very effective. Barbara Blackburn used a simplified Dvorak layout when she set a world record in typing speed in English. Free lessons from Ratatype help you remember the location of the keys on the Dvorak layout. Want to try and beat Barbara? ;)

See also touch typing courses for other layouts: