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    Free FontExplorer X Alternatives

    The best free alternative to FontExplorer X is NexusFont. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 25 alternatives to FontExplorer X and 14 is free so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting free alternatives to FontExplorer X are FontBase (Freemium), Font Manager (Free, Open Source), MainType (Freemium) and FontViewOK (Free).

    This page was last updated Oct 19, 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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    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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      • 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.
    3. 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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      • 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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    4. 1) Import fonts from your iCloud Drive or Dropbox and add them to your collection of favorites. 2) Tap on any listed font and you'll get a preview of the characters along with other metadata.
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    5. At Cufonfonts.com, you can download thousands of fonts for free and use them with WebFont support on your website.
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      • FreeProprietary
      • Online
      • Google Chrome
      • Opera
      • Firefox
      FontFinder is created for designers, developers and typographers. It allows a user to analyze the font information of any element on a page, copy any piece(s) of that information to the clipboard, and perform inline replacements to test new layouts.
      • FreeProprietary
      • Mac
      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 sizes.
      • FreeProprietary
      • Windows
      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.

      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.

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