By Designers For Designers: Fontbase Organizes Your Fonts For Free (Noupe)

Noupe: By Designers For Designers: Fontbase Organizes Your Fonts For Free. “The reasonably new tool Fontbase is available for free on your Mac, Windows, or Linux device. Originally, Fontbase was made to simply manage your system fonts. Soon after, the option of folder synchronization was added. This allows you to synchronize project-related fonts, and remove them after the project’s completion.”

Hongkiat: Change Fonts on Any Websites with This Chrome Extension

Hongkiat: Change Fonts on Any Websites with This Chrome Extension. “Ever wanted to see how a different font might look on a website? Using the Font Swap extension, this task is a breeze. It’s a free plugin for Chrome that lets you change out fonts based on certain filters. You can find whatever font a website is using, then target that font and replace it with anything else you like.”

Make Tech Easier: 5 Useful Tools to Help You Identify Fonts in Images

Make Tech Easier: 5 Useful Tools to Help You Identify Fonts in Images . “You come across an endless amount of images with text on them. Those images could either be advertising or something else. Either way, it’s nothing out of the ordinary to see a font that you want on a picture. The only problem is that you have no idea what that font is called. The good news is that there are various free tools you can use to identify that font. With the following apps, you’ll always be able to identify a font.”

Digital Trends: This Font Translates Into 93 Languages Without Those Odd Missing Characters

Digital Trends: This Font Translates Into 93 Languages Without Those Odd Missing Characters. “A font is just a font, right? Well, when fonts are translated into different languages, missing characters are often turned into empty boxes, with the result being text that is not exactly lost in translation, but lost within the limitations of the typeface. Massachusetts-based font company Monotype launched SST typeface earlier this week, a font that can be translated into 93 different languages without the hieroglyphic boxes.”

Neowin: Chrome pop-up pretends to be a font pack update to install malware

Chrome users, stay on the alert. From Neowin: Chrome pop-up pretends to be a font pack update to install malware. “Spotted by Mahmoud Al-Qudsi of security firm NeoSmart Technologies, the hack was seen on a compromised WordPress website. It utilizes Javascript to change the text rendering on the page, which will then resemble mis-encoded text with symbols and other random characters when displayed to the user.”