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    Dec 25, 2008
    Photoshop and mac
    I'm new to this forum, because i had long time a pc, but now i want to switch to mac.
    So i have a little question to ask.
    I like to download alot of fonts to use in photoshop or word, and it was easy to install them (just dropped them in the windows/fonts folder), the question is if it is as easy as on pc?
    Thanks, and sorry for the bad english

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    Member Since
    Jul 14, 2008
    Scotland, UK
    Hi, welcome to the forums!

    To install font in Mac OS X its basically the same as in Windows. Except instead of going to Windows/fonts you go to Library/fonts. You still just drag and drop to install.

    Your English perfect by the way!

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    Oct 22, 2007
    If you have a lot of fonts then the free Linotype FontExplorer is a much better way of managing your fonts

    Font Management - Simple, Smart, Free - Linotype FontExplorer X
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    Jul 24, 2008
    Thanks for the link louis.

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    Dec 02, 2008
    OS/X is easier.
    Mac was the first out with lots of fonts. 1983

    My 128K Mac had plenty of fonts when the IBM-PC had a green screen and one font.

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    Dec 28, 2008

    I am new to Mac-Forums so apologies if I have done anything wrong, this thread seemed the closest to my problem.

    I wonder if anyone can help with a problem between Photoshop 7 and Mac OSX 10.5 (leopard). Yesterday I gave myself a Christmas present of the latest OS system to run on a G4 (Mirror front) 1GHz with 512 RAM. My three main programs are Quark 6, Illustrator 10 and Photoshop 7, after the install of 10.5 I opened Quark and Illustrator no problem but Photoshop 7 wouldn't open, the on-screen message was "An unexpected and unrecoverable problem has occurred because of a program error. Photoshop will now exit."
    Even after re-install of Photoshop 7 the problem remained. The answer I suppose is a later version of Photoshop but times are hard, any help would be appreciated.


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