SwiftKey has today released a new update SwiftKey 4.3 Layouts for Living for its software enabling custom, re-sizeable and repositionable keyboards available to all users of their software.
The new SwiftKey resizable custom keyboard features was previously in a closed beta testing environment and sonly available to select users to try out. However the Android customer keyboard app is now available to download from the Google Play Store for all from today.
SwiftKey has designed to new SwiftKey 4.3 update to provide users with even easier to use and quicker input solutions no matter what device you’re using or what context you’re typing in, the company says. Check out the video below to learn more about the new Layouts for Living designs and how they might be able to help your productivity on Android devices.
The three keyboard versions available in the latest update include:
– Compact: On many larger phones it can be difficult to enter text and hold the phone with just one hand. This new feature reduces the width of the keyboard and allows for easier typing with one hand or gesture typing using SwiftKey Flow. It also frees up more of the screen estate on tablets. You can switch it from the left or right side of the screen
– Thumb: For those who like typing on tablets in landscape or wide phones, the keyboard can be split into two areas, enabling fast, comfortable typing with both thumbs. Undock it from the base of the screen for even more flexibility
– Full: The traditional full-width keyboard is still available and users with tablets can opt for an extended layout that is similar to the presentation of a physical keyboard. This layout has left and right cursor keys and the backspace is positioned above the enter key, making it easier to type with two hands when not holding your tablet
The latest update is now available to download from the Google Play Store for £1.49
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