There is no shortage of custom keyboards available on the Google Play Store. Just take a look at our video comparison of the some the best here. Each one has its own advantages over the others, and there is an option available to meet every individual’s requirements. Out of the numerous options, Swiftkey X, developed by TouchType Ltd., has slowly become one of the most popular custom keyboards available in the Android ecosystem.
The company has now released the next iteration of the keyboard, Swiftkey 3, which introduces new features, including:
- An improvement to the autocorrect function. Now the keyboard gives more accurate corrections and predictions and also recognizes where spaces between words should go.
- Re-designed layout featuring a bigger spacebar and a single punctuation key.
You can check out a video of the new Swiftkey 3 keyboard in action here:
The Swifkey 3 keyboard app for Android (now done with the beta label) is available on the Google Play Store here for only $2 for this week only. The regular price from next week will be $3.99. If you haven’t used Swiftkey before and would like to try it out, a free one month trial version is also available here. The good news for people who have already purchased Swiftkey X is that the you will receive a free update to the Swiftkey 3 keyboard.
TouchType Ltd. also introduced the Swiftkey Healthcare keyboard, which, as the name suggests, is tailored for health care professionals. This keyboards features a whole new dictionary that includes extensive medical terminology that is usually not used by the layman.
For information about Swiftkey Healthcare, you can take a look at the website here.
The keyboard is not yet officially available, but you can check out a video of it in action here:
What are your thoughts? What is your Android keyboard of choice? If you you’ve already tried out the Swiftkey 3 keyboard, let us know your experience in the comments section below.