Qwerty Steno

Welcome to Qwerty Steno!

This website is all about how you can use your Qwerty keyboard to write at 200 words a minute or more using a skill known as Stenography or Machine Shorthand.

Court reporters and Realtime captioners have been using this skill for decades and now, thanks to modern keyboards, you too can type at 200+ words per minute! If this sounds interesting, read on!


This section contains everything you need to get to grips with the concepts of Stenography and practice drills to get you typing some basic words.


Here you will find more lessons which expand on the Basics section. There are further practice exercises to help you learn faster.


Once you have completed the lesson sections, this section will provide valuable practice for building your speed.


A more fun and competitive way to practice!