FontMap Alternatives

    FontMap is described as 'may be used to view and print both installed and external fonts; it can display a table, individual characters, a keyboard view, font description, or whatever text you wish to enter' and is an app in the Development category. There are more than 25 alternatives to FontMap 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 FontMap are BabelMap (Free), Character Map (Free), WinCompose (Free, Open Source) and AMP Font Viewer (Free).

    This page was last updated Jun 24, 2021

      • FreeOpen Source
      • Mac
      • Linux
      • BSD
      • MacPorts
      • XQuartz
      Open source character map for the GNOME desktop environment.
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    1. 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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    2. Extra Keys is a software input panel for typing international accented and other special characters.
    3. At Cufonfonts.com, you can download thousands of fonts for free and use them with WebFont support on your website.
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      • Windows
      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.


    4. Handy online Unicode character table with search tool, short information about origin and history of most characters in eight languages and some great compose-tools.
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Windows
      Fontster is a font viewer. Despite hundreds of similar utilities, it is probably the easiest tool to browse and preview installed fonts with comfort and flexibility.
    5. Browse Unicode characters by range; search for them by name; display them (when Android has the font); copy them to the clipboard; decode a string of Unicode characters to names.
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      • 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.
    6. Unicode Blank Chars, a portable tool that detects Unicode Blank characters based on the "System Case Insensitive Locale" rules!
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