Language Resources

German Typing Help

Most German language learners choose to use special characters on their US keyboard while typing in German. It's also easy to switch to a German keyboard.

Mac typing help

Special characters

Easily type special characters on a mac using a US keyboard.

Keyboard layout setup

Type using a German keyboard.

Keyboard viewer

View your keyboard layout while you type and copy characters into documents.

German keyboard layout

Images of the German keyboard layout on a mac.

Windows typing help 

Special characters in MS Word

Use Word's built-in special characters.

International keyboard setup

Change your keyboard behavior so you can use special key combinations for special characters.

Keyboard layout setup

Type using a German keyboard.

On-screen keyboard

View your keyboard layout while you type.