FontNuke for Mac

FontNuke for Mac

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Quick Specs

Version:
1.0.2
File Size:
1.77MB
Date Added:
May 05, 2006
Price:
Free
Operating Systems:
Mac/OS X 10.4 PPC
Total Downloads:
6,136
Downloads Last Week:
26
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Additional Requirements:
Mac OS X 10.4 or later

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  • 1 stars

    "Fail to Nuke Fonts"

    January 09, 2009   |   By Robert1234Tech

    Version: FontNuke 1.1.5

    Summary

    This review was originally posted on VersionTracker.com.
    Okay the final outcome!!!
    The number count on Jan-8-2009 was
    1.0750685e+6 (way over a million)
    and after 16 DAYS it crashed, bummer.

    This second run started back on Dec-25-08 (see other posted messages), and really u can't use the computer while the font caches is doing it update thing, very sluggish. And u can NOT Nuke the Fonts unless you hit the updates button. If you happen to crash, then you're back to zero.

    I tried both the Admin-free and normal Font Nuke updates list.
    This time I did not want to take the chance of it crashing again, so I left the computer alone.
    I have screen save on, but the hard drive set on never sleep.
    I would check status once in awhile to see if it was still going.

    I used this iMac for graphic design, since 2003, I ran OS9 classic and switched over to Tiger in 2005 when I had new software, may be that is why it won't work?

    I will do a re-install Tiger today. Whether it that gets rid of font caches I don't now?

    With all the great reviews on Font Nukes I was really hoping it get the job done.
    And I'm also disappointed not hear from my postings and alert message to this site manager.
    FYI: I do not recommend this program with my kind of situation, I have wasted almost a month on this.



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  • 5 stars

    "This is just so great"

    October 08, 2008   |   By s_gans

    Version: FontNuke 1.1.5

    Summary

    This review was originally posted on VersionTracker.com.
    This program resolves so many problems, especially with deeply embedded multitudes of Adobe font caches. To take a job that, at best, is ridiculously tedious, and automate it, and make it all so easy! Thank you!

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  • 5 stars

    "fontNuke saved me!"

    June 29, 2007   |   By lafemmemikita

    Version: FontNuke 1.1.1

    Summary

    This review was originally posted on VersionTracker.com.
    I'm on an INTEL Mac, op system 10.4.9 running CS3 suite

    Yesterday out of the clear blue ALL of my Adobe CS3 products refused
    to see an active non-corrupt postscript font file that I've been
    using for weeks without issue.

    I tried manually clearing all Adobefnt07.lst and Adobefnt11.lst
    files, trashed all my prefs for Suitcase fusion and Adobe apps. I ran
    permissions and repaired them. Nothing. Then Illustrator and
    Photoshop would technically see the font but call it something
    different. The font is called Nat Vignette One and it would call it
    ITC American Typewriter-Bold. InDesign wouldn't see it at all. They
    all would see Nat Vignette Two however. I even re-downloaded the font
    from myfonts.com and reinstalled. no dice. Then a friend told me
    about FontNuke. Wow, just wow! Thank you for creating this app. My
    next step without it was to trash Suitcase and start over from
    scratch, if that didnt' work I was going to uninstall all my Adobe
    CS3 apps and reinstall.

    Font Nuke found 1743 caches on my computer to clear - all is well
    now. So obviously one or more were corrupt.

    I can't thank you enough for FontNuke and for making it FREE.

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  • 5 stars

    "Five Stars"

    April 02, 2007   |   By sdutton

    Version: FontNuke 1.1.0

    Summary

    This review was originally posted on VersionTracker.com.
    A great program to eliminate font cache issues!

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  • 3 stars

    "What does this delete?"

    May 05, 2006   |   By Bob Wiley

    Version: FontNuke 1.0.2

    Summary

    This review was originally posted on VersionTracker.com.
    Ran it on my 10.4.6 G4, listed the caches, selected Nuke, restarted. None of the caches it listed (incl. Adobe) were deleted.

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