File : Level menu makes it possible to adapt the functionality of SuperMemo to your proficiency level. Use lower levels in the beginning and move to higher levels as your knowledge of SuperMemo advances:
If you would like to use SuperMemo in your own language, both Beginner and Basic levels provide simple interfaces that can entirely be localized by means of Tools : Options : Language : Localization table (see: International interfaces for SuperMemo).
Figure: SuperMemo 17 on the Professional level (File : Level : Professional). The toolbar dock at the top displays the formatting toolbar. Collection statistics on the left. Element's ancestors at the bottom (middle) show the place of the article in the Biochemistry branch. Element's statistics at the bottom (right). Element window in the center of the screen with a topic on glycolysis in cancer (a result of a split executed on the Glycolysis article imported from Wikipedia). Note R-Metric of 16.6% which shows a huge advantage of Algorithm SM-17 over Algorithm SM-15 early in the day when processing short-interval, top-priority items. This helps keep forgetting index for top priority material below the average (4.8% rather than the average of 13.99%).