What’s in a Font Name?

Font names can be cool, cute and even comical. But what does a font’s name actually say about it? In almost all cases, font names start with their family names and include style and metric terms to differentiate them from their siblings.
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Are Subscription Fonts Right for You?

After years of debate and speculation, subscription fonts have made their debut in the real world. But are they right for you and your organization? Do they provide everything you need or are they just part of a larger puzzle?
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Explore Your Fonts with FontAgent

FontAgent reveals a treasure trove of metadata, metrics and descriptive details about your fonts. And it makes all that data available for you to search, sort and explore as you select fonts and create criteria for Smart Sets — on both Mac and Windows platforms.
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Reality Check: Are Your Fonts Properly Licensed?

Font foundries are enforcing the terms of their licenses in court and the time is clearly over for having casual attitudes about font licensing. A self-audit is a good idea for users and organizations who have font collections with unknown license terms.
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FontAgent Terminology

FontAgent adds a layer of lingo to font and typography terminology. Here's a list of some terms that describe font management functionality in FontAgent servers and clients.
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Font and Typography Terminology

Font management has a unique and specific language all its own. Here is a sampling of terms you might encounter when working with fonts and FontAgent software.
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How Open Should You Be to Open Source Fonts?

For projects that don’t require the flexibility of full-featured commercial fonts, or if you simply don’t want to deal with licensing complexities, open source fonts offer a hassle-free alternative. With new open source typefaces appearing all the time, the open source option will continue to be a decent solution for many design and web projects.
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Font File Format Bingo

Chances are that your font collection includes fonts in PostScript, TrueType, OpenType and dfont file formats. But you probably don’t need to manage every file format for each of your fonts. Whatever you choose to do, FontAgent will manage the format(s) you choose to import.
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Using Metadata to Find Fonts Fast

Explore all the metadata available in FontAgent find the right fonts for your creative projects. You’ll see how having all that metadata at your fingertips revolutionizes your creative workflow.
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When Do You Have Too Many Fonts?

Every day, we talk to FontAgent users who have font collections of all sizes. Many users have tens of thousands of fonts, and there are some who have more than 100,000 fonts. So how many fonts is too many?
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