Fonty Alternatives

    Fonty is described as 'allows you to scan all the installed fonts on your Mac and lists their character support. Fonty comes with some predefined character sets for some common languages and groups of characters' and is an app in the OS & Utilities category. There are more than 10 alternatives to Fonty for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Mac, Linux, Online / Web-based and iPhone. The best alternative is FontBase, which is free. Other great apps like Fonty are Font Manager (Free, Open Source), FontExpert (Paid), MainType (Freemium) and RightFont (Paid).

    This page was last updated Mar 19, 2019

    1. 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.


    2. 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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    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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      • 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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      • 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. Font management from the font experts. Optimized for professional use, the FontExplorer X solution gives you the power you need to manage all your fonts.

      Discontinued

      FontExplorer X (by Linotype) has been succeeded by FontExplorer X and FontExplorer X Server (by Monotype), after Linotype was acquired by Monotype. FontExplorer X Pro is for Mac only. While there seems to be a Windows Client and Server for FontExplorer X Server, it only works with Windows Server Editions and doesn't ...

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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.
    5. The Font Thing is a freeware program for managing TrueType fonts in Windows 95, Windows 98 and Windows NT 4.0. It hasn't been designed for but work well under Windows XP and 7. This is an old software, but still one of the very best, lightweigth, fast and useful.
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