Flow

Flow


Flow is an on-screen keyboard that enables exceptionally fast text input on your phone. It combines many different features to improve typing speed:

- Enter each word in a single gesture (similar to Swype or SlideIT). Touch the first letter, move your finger smoothly from one key to the next, and lift it when you reach the end of the word. Spaces between words are inserted automatically.

- The keyboard layout is optimized by analyzing common patterns in English words. The QWERTY layout used by most keyboards was designed for typing with two hands, and it's a terrible layout for on-screen use. The Flow layout is optimized so common words can be entered with the shortest, smoothest path possible.

- Keys are large and evenly spaced for improved accuracy.

- The most common punctuation symbols are directly available without needing a modifier key.

- Double letters are recognized automatically. You don't need to "scribble over" them like with Swype.

- When a word is recognized, it flashes briefly on top of the keyboard. You don't need to move your eyes away from the keyboard to verify it.

- Long-press any key for a selection of alternate characters.

- Supports voice input.

- Supports English (American and British), French, German, Portuguese, and Spanish.

Try Flow today and start improving your typing speed - guaranteed, or your money back! (How many other free keyboards dare to promise THAT?) And please send feedback so we can continue to improve Flow. Suggestions and bug reports are always welcome. Flow is an open source project.

Recent changes:
1.8:

Word recognition is much faster.

1.7.1:

Bug fixes.

1.7:

Touch an existing word to get a list of replacements.

Various other minor enhancements and bug fixes.

1.6:

Added support for French, German, Portuguese, and Spanish.

1.5.1:

Minor enhancements and bug fixes.

1.5:

Added setting for keyboard size and position.

1.4.1:

Bug fixes.

1.4:

Improved accuracy.

Improved logic for inserting spaces.

Fixed a few bugs.
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Free
76
3.8
User ratings
229
Installs
10,000+
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File size
5058 kb
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About Flow
Flow is an on-screen keyboard that enables exceptionally fast text input on your phone. It combines many different features to improve typing speed:

- Enter each word in a single gesture (similar to Swype or SlideIT). Touch the first letter, move your finger smoothly from one key to the next, and lift it when you reach the end of the word. Spaces between words are inserted automatically.

- The keyboard layout is optimized by analyzing common patterns in English words. The QWERTY layout used by most keyboards was designed for typing with two hands, and it's a terrible layout for on-screen use. The Flow layout is optimized so common words can be entered with the shortest, smoothest path possible.

- Keys are large and evenly spaced for improved accuracy.

- The most common punctuation symbols are directly available without needing a modifier key.

- Double letters are recognized automatically. You don't need to "scribble over" them like with Swype.

- When a word is recognized, it flashes briefly on top of the keyboard. You don't need to move your eyes away from the keyboard to verify it.

- Long-press any key for a selection of alternate characters.

- Supports voice input.

- Supports English (American and British), French, German, Portuguese, and Spanish.

Try Flow today and start improving your typing speed - guaranteed, or your money back! (How many other free keyboards dare to promise THAT?) And please send feedback so we can continue to improve Flow. Suggestions and bug reports are always welcome. Flow is an open source project.

Recent changes:
1.8:

Word recognition is much faster.

1.7.1:

Bug fixes.

1.7:

Touch an existing word to get a list of replacements.

Various other minor enhancements and bug fixes.

1.6:

Added support for French, German, Portuguese, and Spanish.

1.5.1:

Minor enhancements and bug fixes.

1.5:

Added setting for keyboard size and position.

1.4.1:

Bug fixes.

1.4:

Improved accuracy.

Improved logic for inserting spaces.

Fixed a few bugs.

User reviews of Flow
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Android Market Comments
A Google User
Oct 10, 2014
So far this is intriguing It's a challenge to learn a brand new kb and method but so far the layout really makes sense. Looking forward to typing faster once I get the hang of where the letters are. Two things that I wish for: switch the space and return keys, as I really like having the space bar at the bottom, and having at least a few emojies would be great. Also it doesn't seem to recognize words that have an apostrophe at the end such as boys', when swiping.
A Google User
Sep 30, 2014
Nice tutorial I just discovered this while looking for shorthand methods like speedriting or gregg, which I didn't find! The tutorial was excellent. I am changing the rating to five stars because of how cleverly arranged the app is; i was able to start using it with reasonable ease almost instantly after skimming the manual and taking the tutorial. I can write academic papers on my Moto X much more easily than with any other keyboard. It could use an even faster way to switch languages.
A Google User
Sep 14, 2014
Best keyboard app ever! Best keyboard app ever... and it's free! Smart and innovative. It's a short learning curve to master and you're rewarded with the fastest text ever, all with one finger.
A Google User
Sep 11, 2014
Cant change to another keyboard There is no key on this keyboard for changing to another keyboard layout.
A Google User
Sep 10, 2014
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