Advanced Font Catalog is an easy to use tool with an
explorer-like interface which allows you to catalog the
drives with font files: hard drives (including network
Organize volumes, font files and folders into categories.
Add comments to each font file, folder and disk.
Search for font files using the file or font name,
copyright, style name or your own comments, limiting the
search results by category.
Advanced Font Viewer is a comprehensive application,
which is ideal for viewing, printing and managing your
You will be able to simultaneously view all fonts installed,
view previously uninstalled fonts and install them, print
list with type specimens, and uninstall unused fonts.
The simple user interface is designed to guarantee quick
access to the tools. There are many customization features
as well. Many options can be customized to suit your
Quickly view all fonts currently loaded on your system.
Users are able to quickly scroll through each font getting a
custom preview of their choice (backcolor, text color, and
Also, be able to view and install fonts from any directory,
CD, or folder.
Use the Slideshow feature to cycle through the fonts,
displaying a preview, with no user intervention.
FontExpert enables you to preview and manage both
installed and uninstalled typefaces, plus examine your
system for font errors.
You can display the list of installed font faces,
customizable font samples and advanced font properties.
The program allows you to print different types of reports,
and offers many printing options.
MainType is a powerful font manager for Windows that
offers a straightforward and easy-to-use interface to help
you maintain your fonts.
It includes features for novice users who just want to view
and install fonts as well as advanced features for graphic
designers and typographers. In order to find the right fonts
for your needs, the software includes filter and sort
functionality as well as a font information pane that
reveals important typographic data. The groups pane helps
you quickly organize your font collection.
OpenType, TrueType and Type 1 Font Management (except
List, print or inventory the font families scattered in your
machine, with all variants, whether installed or not
Detect and correct font installation problems.
Optimize your machine and your efficiency by using font
groups taylored to different needs.
Font manager for OpenType, TrueType, PostScript Type 1
and printer fonts. Previews all fonts. Displays all font
properties (typeface classification, kerning pairs, file
data, copyright...). Views character set, keyboard layout,
zoom view. Finds similar fonts and compares several fonts
tabularly. Prints fonts in many ways. Manages fonts in
database and font groups. Font file management functions.
Typograf searches fonts and duplicates on your harddrive,
CD-ROM's or DVD's. Sorting fonts by file, name, family,
size, copyright, width,... You can edit the file information
(name, copyright). You have favorites and history of viewed
directories and Tag for viewing and printig fonts.
Font Viewer, Font Manager and 3D Graphic Program.
Supports all font types (TrueType, OpenType, Postscript,
The free version is fully functional for Truetype/Opentype
fonts, and registered users get the following bonus features
: preview Postscript Type 1 fonts, print not-installed fonts
overview, create transparent GIF pictures, blurred shadow
effects, outline font effects, filter on not-installed
FontExplorer X sets a new standard for font management
software. Font management, font sorting, font shopping and
font discovery are simple and fun !
FontExplorer X gives computer users all the functionality
they ever dreamed, easy to use with an elegant style.
FontLister is a fast font manager for all Windows
versions. You can browse all your fonts collected on your
CDs without first having to install them onto your system.
If you decide to install or remove a couple of the fonts,
you only have to press one button and it's immediately done.
Furthermore, FontLister is able to print complete samples of
all fonts even the ones loaded from CDs.
The Font Thing
Displays all fonts on your computer, installed or not.
You can compare them with your own text, display the full
character set with the corresponding code.
You can create groups of fonts, install or uninstall fonts
or groups of fonts at once in the Fonts folder.
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Fontomatic is a freeware fonts tool for adding and
removing fonts from Windows quickly, easily and in batches.
Windows loads all fonts at startup and so it is important to
optimise your PC by removing these fonts by copying them to
a seperate directory and adding them only when needed. This
is one of the main benefits of fontomatic - it allows you to
add directories of font files really quickly.
PC Mac. $100
Universal font convertor. In seconds you can convert any
outline font to almost any other format on Mac and PC (PC
Type 1, PC TrueType, Mac Type 1, Mac TrueType, PC Multiple
Master, Mac Multiple Master).
Autohinting of the converted fonts, preview fonts before and
after conversion, batch conversions of whole libraries of
CrossFont is a Windows program that can convert TrueType
and PostScript Type1 fonts between Macintosh and PC
platforms. Features include long file names, automatic file
recognition, drag and drop, folder searching, NT SFM
support, hinting and internal font data is not changed.
by Chris Reed
Macintosh software, to convert PC TrueType fonts into Mac
TrueType fonts, and conversely.
Font Creator puts font creation within the grasp of the
average PC user, typographers and graphic designers.
The editor lets you easily select and modify the entire
character set of any TrueType font and fonts based on
OpenType font technology.
Features include the ability to convert (scanned) images to
outlines, thus enabling you to create fonts with your own
signature, logo and handwriting.
The intuitive interface makes Font Creator the perfect tool
for both new and experienced users. The advanced validation
features make the design process easy and help you avoid
PC Mac. $650
FontLab Studio is a next-generation professional font
editor for Mac and Windows. It is the comprehensive solution
for font foundries, professional type designers,
typographers and graphic design studios, allowing them to
design type, create and modify fonts. FontLab Studio
supports all major outline font formats, including Type 1,
TrueType, Multiple Master and OpenType.
PC Mac. $100
TypeTool is our basic font editor for Mac OS and for
For students, hobby typographers and creative professionals
who occasionally need to create or customize fonts.
Create new fonts or modify existing fonts, open any fonts
installed on your system.
It's never been easier to make your own custom fonts.
Scanahand allows you to generate fonts without the need to
know all of the technical details involved.
Simply print a template, draw all of the characters and your
signature using a black marker or felt-tip pen, and scan
your drawing. Scanahand will build your font, and install
it, ready for you to use.
It's easy and fun, so give it a try and add a personal touch
to your computer!
PC Mac Linux. Freeware
An outline font editor that lets you create your own
postscript, truetype, opentype, cid-keyed, multi-master,
cff, svg and bitmap (bdf, FON, NFNT) fonts, or edit existing
ones. Also lets you convert one format to another. FontForge
has support for many macintosh font formats.
PC Mac. $70
FontDoctor is a powerful font problem diagnosis and
It will scan font folders (on local hard drives or over a
network) to locate and repair common font illnesses,
including missing Postscript fonts, missing bitmaps,
corrupt/damaged fonts, mixed fonts types, and lots more.
PC Mac. $40
Stretched Out Software
A desktop font identification solution that looks at the
fonts on your computer, instead of comparing against every
font available on the Internet.
All you have to do is supply FontMatch with an image file
(.jpg, .bmp, .gif, etc.) and then specify what character
this image represents. FontMatch can search through the
fonts on your machine, and display a percentage for each one
that represents the closeness of the fit.
The speed of obtaining results seems almost magical ; what
used to take hours now takes only minutes.
PC Mac Linux. Freeware
True Font Family is a script in order to use True Type
web fonts as if they were supported by current browsers.
This means, you can use any font on the Internet using
standard CSS without any kind of manual work. Just install
it once and start using your .ttf font files. It will save a
lot of time and offer new possibilities.
Also available : professional version $27 (best
compatibility, flexibility and security)
by Fabrizio Giustina
Renames the fonts files with their real name.
FontTwister lets you create impressive text effects for
web pages, illustration, multimedia projects and
presentations in seconds. Add glows, bevels, embossing,
transparency, texture, edges, soft shadows and blurs to your
text or apply one of the dozens of built-in styles.
Unziplify provides an easy one-click method of extracting
an entire folder full of ZIP, RAR, and ACE files. Simply
right-click on a folder and select "Unziplify". Every
archive found in that folder will be extracted at once. I'ts
the most painless way to extract archives yet.