An Android keyboard alternative with amazing word prediction and advanced customization.
Pro Highly acclaimed for its constantly improving prediction engine
The prediction engine of SwiftKey is continuously being improved by using data from social networks, text messages or even emails from the user's device. Predictions appear above the keyboard as soon as a letter is typed. By adjusting to the user's writing habits and style, it really helps to save time when writing.
Pro Users can view in-depth usage statistics
SwiftKey will even provide you exciting data about how you type such as a heatmap.
The more you use SwiftKey, the more your heat map will transform from perfect circles into blobs where you tend to press. From the Heatmap you'll know where you tend to make mistakes and how SwiftKey is improved. Other stats provided include:
- Distance flowed in meters
- Keystrokes saved
- Typos corrected
- Words completed
Con No language separation or weighing
If you load several languages, you can choose any keyboard for any of them, but it won't help the recognition algorithm, which insists on giving other language words in the most absurd situations.
Again, no help from their support to arrange the situation.
Con Predicting and inserting word combinations faulty
Recent update enabled Swiftkey to predict short word combinations. In principle this should be quite convenient, but so far it turns out this new algorithm is defective and way too aggressive. Too often it inserts combinations that are completely meaningless, or inserts English combinations in Dutch sentences or the other way around. Has almost doubled the amount of corrections needed.