Font Tools

TypeTool

PC & Mac $99.00. Download Demo

Font Lab Type Tool TypeTool is a basic font editor for small font manipulation jobs. It can import and export TrueType, Type 1, and OpenType fonts. It has extensive glyph drawing and editing tools and manual and automatic kerning capabilities.

TransType

PC & Mac $97 - $179. Download Demo

Font Lab Trans Type TransType is the most advanced font format convertor for TrueType, Type 1, OpenType, Macintosh and Windows fonts. You can convert to and from both platforms and formats, including multiple master fonts.

FontLab Studio

PC & Mac $99 - $499. Download Demo

FontLab Studio FontLab Studio is a professional font editor for advanced typography. It can import and export TrueType, Type 1, and OpenType fonts. It has extensive glyph drawing and editing tools, advanced metrics, Multiple Master and font transformation features. A font manipulation macro language is included, as is an OpenType feature editor. FontLab supports virtually all font encodings and codepages and can import/export fonts with up to 6400 characters.

WebReady

PC & Mac $79.95. Download Demo

Font Lab Web Ready Don’t let yourself be restricted to generic fonts like Arial, Times New Roman, etc. on your website. WebReady creates web headlines in your choice of font - Photofont, TrueType, Type 1 or OpenType. The user sees your headlines in the type you want, yet the text remains computer-readable for search engines, indexing, copy/paste, etc.

BitFonter

PC & Mac $99 - $499. Download Demo

FontLab Bitfonter BitFonter is a full-featured bitmap font editor. It can import and export virtually any format bitmap font and can convert vector fonts into bitmap fonts. With BitFonter you can do almost anything with bitmap fonts. You can design, edit or color them. You can apply special effects. And of course you can embed your bitmap fonts into TrueType or OpenType fonts with the help of FontLab Studio.

SigMaker

PC & Mac $9.95-$44.95. Download Demo

Font Lab Sigmaker Sigmaker autotraces signatures, symbols or other bitmaps and converts them into vector  glyphs. It then adds these glyphs to any TrueType font and allows the user to select a keystroke for it. The new glyph can then be typed like any other.

Fontographer

PC & Mac $349 - $499. Download Demo

Font Lab Fontographer Fontographer is a classic font editor intended for use by publishers and designers who need powerful typographic tools in an easy-to-use package. Easily expand existing fonts to include fractions, symbols, foreign characters, and logos in Type 1, Type 3, and TrueType fonts, or create an entire typeface from scratch.

ScanFont

PC & Mac $99.00. Download Demo

Font Lab Font Converter ScanFont takes bitmap images such as photos, scanned handwriting samples, clipart, etc.; removes the background; separates the characters; autotraces the glyphs into vector characters; and exports them into a font. It is a plugin for (requires) TypeTool or FontLab Studio font editors.

Cfont Pro

(FREE)

Preview fonts from any folder, CD, disk, or network drive. See what the fonts are before you install them. Built in support for TrueType, OpenType, Bitmap, and Postscript Type 1 fonts. Highly customizable interface.

Fontomatic

(FREE)

Fontomatic is a freeware fonts tool for adding and removing fonts from windows quickly, easily and in batches. Fontomatic is a very small download which have easy access to. It works with Windows 98,ME,2000 and XP, and takes up a tiny amount of memory. It is a really good tool for font addition and removal.

Advanced Font Viewer

(Commercial)

Advanced Font Viewer is a program with a user-friendly interface that allows simultaneous viewing of all fonts installed on a system. An example text for each font is displayed alongside. The program allows managing and printing your fonts as well.

FontExpert

(Commercial)

FontExpert 2007 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.

FontExplorer X

(Commercial)

FontExplorer X sets a new standard for font management software. With the new FontExplorer X, font management, font sorting, font shopping and font discovery are simple and fun. FontExplorer X gives computer users all the functionality they ever dreamed, easy to use with an elegant style.