How Do You Download a Free Copy of the Mavis Beacon Typing Software?

There are no free legal and fully operational versions of "Mavis Beacon Teaches Typing" available for download. The program can be purchased on physical media or as a digital download from You can also download a free limited-use demo of the program.

"Mavis Beacon Teaches Typing" is a copyrighted program developed and distributed by Encore under the Broderbund software trademark. Current versions of the program are not available as a free legal download. Encore has also elected not to make older outdated versions of the product available for free.

A free demo of the most recent version of the program is available from This is a full-featured version of "Mavis Beacon Teaches Typing" that is free to use up to three times. After three uses, the demo no longer works until you purchase a copy.

Encore sells three different digital download versions of "Mavis Beacon Teaches Typing." The regular typing tutor is available as a single-computer version and as a family version that allows you to install it to multiple computers within your home. A version to teach introductory keyboard and typing skills to young children is also available.

If you are seeking a free typing tutorial, offers guided instruction for beginning to intermediate typists. The site also has separate sections to teach improved typing speed and accuracy on mobile and texting devices.