Alternatives to The Font Thing for all platforms with any license

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  • NexusFont icon

    NexusFont

    Nexus Font is a font manager for Windows . If you have many fonts and you need to choose fonts you want, this program is for you. You can compare many fonts at once. And there are useful functions to manage font files. TrueType...

    Free Windows

  • Font Manager icon

    Font Manager

    Font Manager is not intended to be a professional-grade font management solution, but rather a simple application suitable for the needs of most desktop users.

    Free Linux Xfce

  • Fontmatrix icon

    Fontmatrix

    Fontmatrix is a font manager built with the kind of features and abilities graphic designers, layout pros, and others have felt necessary, but modernized with some new touches. Since version 0.6.0 it contains a panose browser, can...

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux BSD

    • Discontinued The project is no longer developed. Last version, 0.6.0, released in July 2009, can be still downloaded from the official website.
  • Font Book icon

    Font Book

    Font Book is the standard font manager that comes with Mac OS. The program enables users to: Preview and install font files, avoiding multiple instances of the same font. Review installed fonts using various sample texts and...

    Commercial Mac

  • Font Runner icon

    Font Runner

    If you have a large collection of fonts, keeping them all in your Windows Fonts folder can be burdensome and slow. With Font Runner, you can manage your font files by keeping them in folders of your choosing. Browse through your...

    Open Source Windows

  • Font Xplorer icon

    Font Xplorer

    Font Xplorer - ultimate font viewing and management software. Font Xplorer does not support Adobe Type 1 fonts and OpenType fonts with PostScript outlines. It works with TrueType and OpenType fonts that have TrueType outlines. ...

    Free Windows

    • Discontinued Last version, 1.2.2, released on July 2001, is still downloadable from the official website for free, but is not compatible with Windows Vista/7/8.
  • RightFont icon

    RightFont

    Help designers manage fonts and find the right font quickly. Integrate with Adobe® Photoshop & Sketch 3.

    Commercial Mac

  • X-Fonter icon

    X-Fonter

    X-Fonter is an advanced font viewer and font manager for Windows that supports all font types (Truetype, Opentype, Postscript, Raster and Vector). The clear font previews make selecting the right font an easy task. You can also...

    Commercial Windows

  • Beefont icon

    Beefont

    Manage & Compare Fonts Easily. You want to be able to list all the fonts installed on your computer? You want to compare part of them? You want to display all their possible main characters in any style, any size? You want to...

    Commercial Mac

    • Discontinued No longer accessible.
  • Fonty icon

    Fonty

    Scan all the installed fonts on your Mac for ones which support certain character sets. .

    Commercial Mac

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