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    Font Manager Alternatives

    Font Manager is described as 'is intended to provide a way for average users to easily manage desktop fonts, without having to resort to command line tools or editing configuration files by hand' and is an app in the OS & Utilities category. There are more than 25 alternatives to Font Manager for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Mac, Linux, Online / Web-based and iPhone. The best alternative is NexusFont, which is free. Other great apps like Font Manager are FontBase (Freemium), Fonts.com (Paid), Typeface 2 (Paid) and TypeCatcher (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Dec 22, 2020

    1. 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 several useful functions to manage font files.
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      Highly customizable program, preview fonts before install, allows choosing text, colour, and background.
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    2. FontBase is a blazing fast, beautiful and free font manager for professional designers. All the features of a paid font manager — for free. Works with thousands of fonts on every platform.
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    3. The Fonts.com store offers more than 150,000 desktop and Web font products for you to preview, purchase and download. You can also learn about new typeface releases and discover typographic tips and techniques.
    4. Typeface is a wonderful font manager for macOS that helps you pick the perfect type for your designs. A minimal interface and total focus on your fonts makes browsing your collection exciting and easy.
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Linux
      TypeCatcher allows you to search, browse, and download Google webfonts for off-line use. You can preview fonts with adjustable size and text.
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    5. FontExpert Font Manager 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.
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    6. MainType is a professional font manager that allows you to view, manage, install and print your fonts with ease. It supports OpenType layout features, vector-based color fonts, custom tags, notes, and ratings.
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      • Mac
      • iPhone
      • iPad
      RightFont is the best font manager app for macOS, helping designers to preview, sync and manage fonts and find the right font quickly. RightFont is the new generation font management software for Mac.
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      • FreeProprietary
      • Windows
      FontViewOK creates a quick visual overview of any 2 fonts for comparison. Change font formats in the comparison window. Enter your own text for comparison. Optional single pane to view longer samples. Features: # Quick overview and comparisons of all fonts.
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      • Mac
      • Windows
      • QuarkXPress
      • Adobe Illustrator
      • Adobe InDesign
      Manage all of your fonts from one source, no matter how many you have—including your system fonts, purchased fonts, fonts synced from Adobe Typekit, Google Fonts, and more. Turn them on and off as you need.
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