There are many software options for initially learning and improving your Morse code proficiency on your own. Below I have listed them in order of more to less popular options. Consider trying out several options before settling on one or more that meets your needs.
|AD0WE Code Course||YouTube||Learn Morse code from the ground up!|
|AD0WE Code Practice||YouTube||Head copy; Improve beyond 15wpm Instant Character Recognition|
|Just Learn Morse Code||Windows||Learn characters and common words|
|IZ2UUF Morse Koch CW||Android||Learn characters and more|
|RufzXP||Windows||Push speed; recognize callsigns|
|Morse Runner||Windows||Learn and improve contesting skills in simulated environment|
|Morse Camp||Web Browser||Push speed; Head copy; Build vocabulary of sound patterns|
|ebook2cw||Windows, Mac, Linux||Convert text, articles, and entire books to Morse code|
|G4FON Morse Trainer||Windows||Practice with simulated QSB, QRN, weak singals, and irregular timing|
|LCWO||Web Browser||Learn characters and more|
|CWops Morse Code Trainer||Web Browser||Follow structured lessons|
|W1AW Code Practice||MP3 files||Updated every other week|
|Morse Toad||iOS||Learn characters|
|Ham Morse||iOS||Practice copying common QSOs|
|Deep Morse||Web Proswer||CW Puzzles|
|AA9PW Code Practice||Web Browser||Learn characters and standard QSO|
|K7QO Code Course||MP3 Player||Follow structured course for learning Morse code|
|Koch Morse Trainer Pro||Android||Learn characters and common words|
|Morse Machine for Ham Radio||Android||Learn characters and most common QSO words|
|Continuous Wave||Alexa Skill||Learn characters and common words|
|Seiuchy||Web Browser||Improve head copying common QSOs|
|QRQ||Linux, Mac, Windows||Push speed; copy callsigns|
|CW Teacher||Windows||Learn characters|
|CyberCW Contest||Windows||Improve contesting skills in simulated environment|
Interactive Online Resources:CW Academy
Excellent opportunity to get free and personalized assistance in learning Morse code. CWOps sponsor this program! Sessions are held Jan-Feb, Apr-May, and Sep-Oct. Classes fill up fast, so signup early!Long Island CW Club Training
Classes are held most weekdays and are available at beginner, intermediate, and advanced levels.Discord CW WW
Daily practice at 7:30 pm Pacific time (1:30 or 2:30 UTC depending on daylight savings time).Morse.me
Online Morse code chat channels. The keyboard is used as a straight key.iCW
CW over Internet Protocol. High quality. Allows hooking up physical paddle/keyer to the computer.Morse Power
Software uses USB to serial adapter to hook up a paddle/keyer.MoIP
Morse over IP. Software uses Serial to USB or Bluetooth to hookup a paddle to the computer. Software runs on Arduino, Linux, iOS, OS X, and Windows.Zoom
General purpose video conference solution that is known to work well for online Morse code practice. For the best audio, disable “Automatically adjust microphone settings.” In addition to a computer and microphone, you will need a paddle, key, and way to generate a sidetone.Mumble
General purpose audio bridge that is known to work well for online Morse code practice. It is free and open source. In addition to a computer and microphone, you will need a paddle, key, and way to generate a sidetone.
One hour mini-contests sponsored by CWOps! They are held every Wednesday starting at 13, 19, and 03 UTC.NCCC Sprint (NS)
The Northern California Contest Club sponsors Thursday evening contest practice sessions of 30-minute duration.SKCC Sked Chat
Create an account and request a scheduled contact. SKCC (Straight Key Century Club) members are friendly and will generally bend over backward to help out guys and gals trying to get started with on-air practice.ARRL W1AW Broadcast
Code sent at 5 to 35wpm on a schedule. Content taken from QST magazine.
Hardware for learning Morse Code:Morserino-32
Full-featured standalone learning tool. It is a multifunctional Morse code device that can be used as a practice trainer, keyer, file player, and Morse code decoder. It has built-in capacitance paddles and speaker. Check out this review video. Also works as a LoRa transceiver on 430MHz!K1EL Morse Tutor Keyer Kit
Trainer and built-in capacitance keyer. Can be used for standalone practice. Or practice with a buddy by connecting an RCA cable between two kits!W8BH Morse Tutor
The W8BH Morse Tutor is a great project for learning programming, for learning about hardware, for beginners to learn the Morse code, and for people who already know the Morse code to increase their speed, both in copying and sending, with either paddles or a straight key. You can build the Morse code tutor for $20 in parts. Check out Bruce's website for other interesting projects. If you wish to use the Mega2560 instead of the ESP32 or STM32, checkout KM4NFQ's port of the code. Here is a short video clip demonstrating how to use two of them for practice with two people across the room.MFJ-418 Code Tutor with LCD Display
Pocket-sized and convenientCW Trainer
A combination of Windows software and firmware that runs on the Begali CW Machine. It also supports connecting to another user over the internet.OZ1JHM Timing Keyer
Morse Code Books:
The Art and Skill of Radio-Telegraphy by William Pierpont (N0HFF). This is a free book available for download as a PDF. It is filled with practical advice and history. And it is a great read!
Zen and the Art of Radiotelgraph by Carlo Cosoli (IKYG). Another free book available for download as a PDF. It has a recommended approach to learning Morse code.
Morse Code for Radio Amateurs by Roger Cooke (G3LDI). Published by the Radio Society of Great Britain (RSGB). Written to show how to learn Morse code and get the maximum enjoyment from using it. (Also available from Amazon)
Compendium of Automatic Morse Code by Ed Goss (N3CW). It is an excellent hardback book with informative text and over 1,100 high-quality photos covering Morse code devices from the early 1800s to today. (The link provided goes to Amazon, but it is available from other retailers.)
Target enemies by tapping out their designation. Runs on Windows, OS X, and Linux.Morse (The Game)
Break the bitter attribution of the Great War using timing, tactics, and telecommunications in Morse code. Runs in a Web browser.Morse Mania
A game designed to help you master Morse code while advancing through a number of levels. It teaches one letter at a time. Runs on Android devices.
MusicCommunication by Slim Gaillard
Very catchy song calling out CQ (Dah Di Dah Dit, Dah Dah Di Dah).CQ Serenade by Maurice Durieux, VE2QS
This is a delightful song produced sometime between 1965 and 1970.