Are you an experienced stenographer, who wishes there were a way to use a familiar steno keyboard to quickly enter text on your phone?
Or, are you a stenography student, who would like to spend time practicing on your phone?
Perhaps you're just interested in trying out a chorded keyboard?
Steno Keyboard is a replacement virtual keyboard for your phone that does just that!
Use dual finger swipe gestures to press the keys for a given stroke, then release to send the stroke.
Use the '*' key to undo the last word.
Or, plug in a hardware keyboard (see below), and really experience some speed!
Steno Keyboard comes with a default dictionary from the Plover project (http://openstenoproject.github.io/plover/), but is fully customizable.
1. Install the app
2. Open Steno Keyboard, and click the button to enable it in settings.
3.Once this is done, whenever a keyboard is showing, pull down the notifications shade, and select "Choose Input Method" to select "Steno Keyboard".
TRY IT OUT: (swipe across the following letters from left to right)
- Install my "Steno Dictionary" app to look up English strokes.
- Click "Quick Start Tutorial" in the settings to learn the basics, and find links to other stenography training sites.
Steno Keyboard supports attaching a hardware USB keyboard to your device using a cheap OTG adapter (premium feature).
Using a hardware keyboard allows you to achieve typing speeds approaching those of a traditional steno machine. Find out more about how to do this at: http://qwertysteno.com/Basics/HowItWorks.php
NOTE: the keyboard must support n-key rollover, (such as a gaming keyboard) so that multiple keys can be pressed at the same time.
Steno Keyboard is a free software application from the System Maintenance subcategory, part of the System Utilities category.
The app is currently available in English and it was last updated on 2015-02-23. The program can be installed on Android.
Steno Keyboard (version 2.2) has a file size of 5.24 MB and is available for download from our website.
Just click the green Download button above to start. Until now the program was downloaded 160 times.
We already checked that the download link to be safe, however for your own protection we recommend that you scan the downloaded software with your antivirus.