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    jim007's Avatar
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    May 16, 2006
    Mel-burn, Australia
    iMac Intel 20"
    Managing Fonts
    Hello all,

    I have a few thousand fonts on my system. I would appreciate any help in managing all these fonts. What would be the best way to store them? What program do you use?



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    Jim, I use Apple's Font book. I've found that it's the best way to go if you're using OS X. I store the fonts in the documents folder of my admin home folder and allow others access from there.

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    i use extensis suitcase. very easy to remove/add fonts and font sets and such..

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    Hey Jim...

    I used Extensis for a number of years and to be honest with you, I was very unhappy with the features and stability of the program. A few months ago I switched over to Linotype. This is a free program available through DL sites such as I use it professionally and I have never looked back. I love it. Even though it is not marketed for professional use, I control 1000's of fonts on my work Mac with it and it has yet to fail me once. Check it out if you get the chance.

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    deus_ex_machina's Avatar
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    Aug 06, 2004
    2GHz Mac Mini 2GB RAM 160GB 10.6.2 | MDD DP 1.25GHz G4 1.5GB RAM 10.4.11 | 233MHz iMac G3 10.3.9
    I second the vote for Extensis Suitcase. Fontbook is a waste of time and energy for professionals.

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    Alexis's Avatar
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    Apr 20, 2006
    Al iMac 20" 2.4Ghz Intel Core 2 Duo
    Do a search for Linotype FontExplorer.

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