Delay time before repeat (RepeatKeys)

This feature allows the user to adjust the delay time/repeat rate – this is how quickly letters repeat if the user is holding down a key.

Discussion by Disabilities


  • Adjustable keyboard settings can be set to match the user’s expectations, reducing incorrect keypresses and confusion.


  • Users with tremors or muscle weakness may need settings that are drastically different from the defaults in order to be successful.

Existing Products

Please note that these products are not necessarily endorsed by RtF, but represent the range of available options.

Most operating systems include a set of accessibility keyboard features.

Commercial, no free trial

These products must be purchased to be used, and did not offer free trials at the time of posting.

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