Free Online Font Tools - Mega List of Web Based Font, Text, & Type Tools

Online Font Tools - Mega List of Web Based Font, Text, & Type Tools

Free Online Font Tools - Mega List of Web Based Font, Text, & Type Tools

Graphic Design and Typography are deeply connected. For that reason, I figure that most of you are going to love these free online font and type tools. Most, if not all, of these are very useful and I recommend that you use them when you have a chance. Below you will find the huge list of free browser-based font and type tools.

Font Tester

Font Tester is a free online font comparison tool. It allows you to easily preview and compare different fonts side by side with various CSS font styles applied to them. It is very useful for web developers who are looking for just the right font/style/color to use in their pages. To use it all you have to do is simply enter the text you would like to preview, modify the various CSS properties until you find a style you like, and then click on the Get CSS Code button to generate all the necassary CSS code to reproduce those styles in your webpage.

Typetester

The Typetester is an online application for comparison of the fonts for the screen. Its primary role is to make web designer’s life easier. As the new fonts are bundled into operating systems, the list of the common fonts will be updated. Typetester’s code structure is XHTML, styled with the finest CSS and driven by the JavaScript for manipulating DOM structures. Typetester will not work without JavaScript enabled.

Identifont

the largest independent directory of typefaces on the Internet, with information about fonts from 506 publishers and 141 vendors.

Cool Text

Cool Text is a free graphics generator for web pages and anywhere else you need an impressive logo without a lot of design work. Simply choose what kind of image you would like. Then fill out a form and you’ll have your own custom image created on the fly.

My Fonts - What The Font?!

Ever wanted to find a font just like the one used by certain publications, corporations, or ad campaigns? Well now you can, using our WhatTheFont font recognition system. Upload a scanned image of the font and instantly find the closest matches in our database. If WhatTheFont can’t figure it out, you can submit your image to the WhatTheFont Forum where cloak-draped font enthusiasts around the world will help you out!

fontBROWSER

Font Browser Tools

This flash application will allow you to quickly preview the fonts active on your system. Really neat online browser for your installed fonts.

Fontifier

Fontifier

Fontifier lets you use your own handwriting for the text you write on your computer. It turns a scanned sample of your handwriting into a handwriting font that you can use in your word processor or graphics program, just like regular fonts such as Helvetica.

Type Navigator

Font Navigator

The World’s first interactive visual font search system. “Visual” means that you don’t need to know anything about the font that you are looking for. All you need is the image of the font that you want in your head.

Code Style font sampler

The Code Style font sampler is a guide to the most common Web fonts. Select your platform to contribute to the font survey, or see the results pages for font samples and images.

Font Match

A desktop font identification solution that looks at the fonts on your computer. From their site

em Calculator

Em Calculator

Em Calculator is a small JavaScript tool which helps making scalable and accessible CSS design. It converts size in pixels to relative em units, which are based on a text size.

Horus

In our experiments with Raven, our Flex-based vector editor, our programming team needed to find a way to convert fonts into editable outlines. This meant being able to parse True Type Font (TTF) files and read their contents into editable vector graphics. We accomplished this task and realized that this experiment had another very useful application: allowing people to edit and create original font files in their browser (or as a downloadable AIR application).

Font Struct

FontStruct is a free font-building tool brought to you by the world’s leading retailer of digital type, FontShop. FontStruct lets you quickly and easily create fonts constructed out of geometrical shapes, which are arranged in a grid pattern, like tiles or bricks. You create ‘FontStructions’ using the ‘FontStructor’ font editor. Once you’re done building, FontStruct generates high-quality TrueType fonts, ready to use in any Mac or Windows application. You can keep your creations to yourself, but we encourage users to share their “FontStructions”. Explore the Gallery of fonts made by other FontStruct users and download them or even copy them and make your own variations.

Bit Font Maker

This is not really AJAX but a very rich Javascript experience, BitFontMaker is an online bitmap fonts editor for Win and Mac allowing to create TTF fonts online simply by using a browser. The resulted application is amazing as fonctionnalities offered and many pixel graphics designer will be certainly interested into give it a try. It’s easy to use but you’ll need help to read the help page cause it’s in japanese.

ClearType Tuner

Use this online tuner to turn on and tune your Windows XP ClearType settings. If you experience problems download the Windows XP PowerToy version of the tuner. Please note that the online tuner does not currently work with Windows Vista.

CSS Type Set

typography tool allowing designers and developers to interactively style their web content. Enter the text you want to modify on the left, adjust font-family, font-size, color, text-align, line-height, ….. and view generated CSS code on the right.

CSS Type

Web Safe Typography on Screen for Pixel Perfectionists

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