MainType is a powerful but easy to use font manager and font viewer, that takes the frustration out of managing your fonts. You can use it to install, uninstall, preview and group your fonts, print reports, reveal detailed font information and more.
Version: 4.0This font manager has all the tools you need to take control of your fonts.
License: Free To Try $89.00
Operating System: Windows
It includes advanced features for graphic designers and typographers as well as basic features for users who just want to view and install fonts. The software provides immediate system-wide font synchronization, with no need to refresh font lists or reboot the computer after installing fonts.
The font manager contains a font information pane that reveals important typographic data and a groups pane that helps you quickly organize all your fonts. Nice touches are drag and drop support and the ability to insert characters into background applications.
MainType works with TrueType, OpenType, TrueType Collections and Postscript Type 1 fonts. You can preview fonts before installing them.
MainType supports all seventeen planes defined in the Unicode character database and displays all characters grouped in Unicode blocks.
MainType allows you to generate an HTML-based overview of any of your fonts, print outstanding reports and export font information to clipboard and text.
Whether you're a business person who needs to find the best fonts for your flyers and brochures, a home user who wants to take control of the hundreds of fonts on your system, or a graphic designer or typographer who needs the power of an advanced font management system, MainType makes it fun to find, preview, organize, install, and print your fonts.
Version 4.0: MainType has become one of the most popular, reliable and intuitive font managers known today, and is now even faster than ever!
Version 2.1: This release contains several new features and enhancements, including the ability to type preview text into the Font drop-down list, a character zoom popup window, more predefined font variables, and cosmetic improvements to the interface.
Version 2.0: With this release, MainType reveals even more important typographic data, like Unicode ranges, and the number of kerning pairs. It also contains a new Browse Favorites feature that makes it easier to browse through several font collections.
Version 1.1: Several enhancements based on user feedback.