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Unread 05-05-2015, 04:26 PM   #1
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hi, I have loads of fonts on my computer could anyone suggest a good free font viewer.I am using windows 7 thanks
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I'm using one called NexusFont -

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It allows you to tag and sort fonts, and view customized text.
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what is a font viewer? i look at mine in pse when working on a layout. is there a better way?
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A font viewer allows you to view all your fonts in one place, create text samples, view characters, and sort by tags. Here's a view of the screen in mine. With the tag feature, you can sort and narrow down font choices, so you can pull up all the handwriting fonts at once, all serif, non-serif, cute, rounded, etc., or however you choose to label. It's great if you have quite a few fonts (if you could read the screenshot, you might see that I have almost 2000!) or are looking for a particular style and don't want to scroll all the way through to search for it.

Here's a screen shot of mine - it's difficult to read, but maybe you can see the format - the samples can be sized up to 72pt - much easier to see than in an editor's dropdown bar.

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I think if i install nexus it will make yahoo my serch engine..which I do not want.
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Try this: wordmark.it - helps you choose fonts! It's loads all your fonts into your browser.
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thank you so much this is just what i am looking for. Makes it so easy to view all my fonts at a quick glance
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Try this: wordmark.it - helps you choose fonts! It's loads all your fonts into your browser.
Thank you for this. I had no idea it was out there. It will make searching much easier.
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Is there a fee to use these programs?
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Where do you ladies get all your fonts? I'm always afraid I'll bring in a virus with them.
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I, too am afraid to download fonts to my computer. I see such wonderful fonts on other people's cards, but I don't do it. Perhaps someone can "talk me into it" if they have worked with free fonts? Thanks so much!
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Has anyone ever researched to see what fonts match SU stamps?
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skm330mks...I have these two files from a few years back that someone here on Splitcoast (sorry I don't remember who) put together and shared....maybe someone has updated it. SU Matching Fonts.xls

SU! FontMatches.doc

I have never attached files so I am not sure if I did it correctly
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I haven't had any problems with the fonts from http://www.fontsquirrel.com - they have lots of free fonts that are fine for commercial use too.
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I use amp font viewer. It allows you to temporarily install fonts if like me you've just saved them to a folder rather than installing them all and taking up loads of disc space.
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