FontBase Alternatives

    FontBase is described as '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' and is an app in the OS & Utilities category. There are more than 10 alternatives to FontBase for a variety of platforms, including Mac, Windows, Linux, Online / Web-based and iPhone. The best alternative is NexusFont, which is free. Other great apps like FontBase are Font Manager (Free, Open Source), Typeface 2 (Paid), Fonts.com (Paid) and FontExpert (Paid).

    This page was last updated Jul 10, 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 useful functions to manage font files.
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      LesterCovax The ability to organize fonts into folders, and set custom tags on top of that becomes a must-have feature once experienced. The downside for me is performance issues with large collections.
      Positive comment about 1 year ago

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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Linux
      • Xfce
      Font Manager 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.


    2. 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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    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. 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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    5. 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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      • 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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      • 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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      • 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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    6. A font viewer utility for GNOME.
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