Do You Want to Know Your Typing Speed and Accuracy? Test Them by Typing Stats!

Are you curious to find out how good are you in typing text in computer? You can visit to some specific sites to assess your typing speed such as speedtyping test. But if you don’t want to bother yourself visiting those sites, you can install Typing Stats, an add-on from Firefox which can give your typing statistic in detail, and it would be a useful information to improve your typing skill.

Typing Stats Add-on will give analysis from your various typing aspects and served the result via chart and graphic. For example, you will receive graphs for each correct keyboard button, correct character, histogram for interval between buttons you pressed, and many more. By analyzing it, you can improve your speed and accuracy.

It seems like you started to get interesting, just install Typing Stats in your Firefox browser in:

After installation procedure, when the button on toolbar is clicked, Typing stats would be opened in new window.


You need to manage setting first, how the assessment would be given. The statistic are divided into two main categories, Charts and Mistakes. Charts Tab is divided again into Speed, Backspace, Intensity and Histogram.


Speed represented the amount of buttons you pressed per minute, Backspace will display graphic for keyboard character you corrected per minute. Intensity showed the total typing time, while Histogram served interval between buttons you typed.


While Mistakes tab makes you possible to watch the most keyboard characters you erased using Backspace (Most Corrected Chars With Backspace) also diagram for mistakes percentage made by each finger. Here you can assess the mistake character you’ve typed as your finger sequence in QWERTY typing method. From here, you can understand which finger mostly do mistake when typing (the assumption, you use your ten fingers to type as correct QWERTY typing method).

This Add-on is very useful to improve your speed and accuracy in typing. For you who want to focus increasing your typing speed and feel helpful by this article, don’t forget to click on like, tweet, or plus one. Share this article to your friends too, especially people who need fast and accurate typing skill in their work.


Travis Brice is a computer technician and also father of two cute children. After 6 years of hard work at telecommunication company, he decides to quit his job and build his own business. Now he also writes for Spyontech on his spare time. He loves to write about operating system, especially Microsoft Windows.

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