The Font Thing

The Font Thing

Average User Rating:
3.4
out of 14 votes

Quick Specs

  • Version:
    0.80 beta 2
  • Total Downloads:
    41,708
  • Date Added:
    December 22, 1999
  • File Size:
    1.05MB
  • Downloads Last Week:
    9
  • Operating Systems:
    Windows 95/98/NT/2000/XP

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Results 1-10 of 14

  • 1 stars

    "Didn't work in Windows 7 for me"

    August 14, 2012   |   By rligtenberg

    Version: The Font Thing 0.80 beta 2

    Pros

    Sounds like the perfect font manager

    Cons

    Didn't work for me in Windows 7

    Summary

    I tried the process recommended by the earlier poster, but still received an error message: "The version of this file is not compatible with the version of Windows you are running." I am using Windows 7 Home Premium, 64-bit. Bummer.

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  • 5 stars

    "Love this program"

    November 30, 2011   |   By pyrocrafter

    Version: The Font Thing 0.80 beta 2

    Pros

    It worked a treat in XP, loads in my Windows 7 but at them moment, it freezes up when trying to install a font and greys out the add to collection command but I'm going to try the instructions from comment number 1 - fingers crossed. I find this invaluable for my design work.

    Cons

    Blips in Windows 7

    Summary

    I find this a really simple and effective font viewer and arranger, so I can quickly go to fonts of similar styles for certain designs.

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  • 5 stars

    "It works with Windows 7!! Hooray!"

    September 03, 2011   |   By abigailmarie

    Version: The Font Thing 0.80 beta 2

    Pros

    This is an outstanding program (and the only one I'm aware of) that lets you compare fonts. There's a character map so you can see all the characters in a font. You can also type in your own words to see what they'll look like in each font.

    Cons

    I really can't think of any.

    Summary

    I was able to get this to work in Windows 7. I downloaded the file (NOT the install file but the smaller EXE file) then unzipped it with 7-Zip into the Downloads file it was in (I tried to unzip it into a Font Thing file I created under Program Files but that didn't work). After I'd successfully unzipped it I moved the unzipped files to the Font Thing file I'd created under Program Files, double clicked the application file and it opened. I'm very happy to still have access to this helpful program on my new computer!

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  • 5 stars

    "For Vista Users"

    April 15, 2011   |   By zimboliya

    Version: The Font Thing 0.80 beta 2

    Pros

    Great app for any graphics user.

    Cons

    None. Except the original developer didn't stayed behind his great creation and didn't update it.

    Summary

    What I did to install it on my Vista x64 PC was I opened setup.exe file on my home networked XP machine and when promted for install directory, I selected networked Vista PC's Program folder and installed it through local network. Give it a try.

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  • 1 stars

    "This won't work on Windows Vista."

    April 11, 2011   |   By grammiesandi

    Version: The Font Thing 0.80 beta 2

    Pros

    I had this on my old computer and it was fantastic.

    Cons

    This won't work on Windows Vista.

    Summary

    Please, please, please update so that it can be installed on Windows Vista and Windows 7. Thank you.

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  • 1 stars

    "Would not work with Window 7. Bummer"

    February 17, 2011   |   By sandieherron

    Version: The Font Thing 0.80 beta 2

    Pros

    None, I couldn't get it to load

    Cons

    It wouldn't load.

    Summary

    Don't try to use it with Windows 7.

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  • 5 stars

    "Its the best free font program EVER"

    September 12, 2010   |   By integrity68

    Version: The Font Thing 0.80 beta 2

    Pros

    I can see all my fonts, load or install or uninstall, change the size, choose the sentence.. its perfect

    Cons

    does not work with my new Windows 7...l cant find anything else comparable at all

    Summary

    Want to see what fonts you have and use them or get rid of ones you dont use.. this is the program to use!

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  • 5 stars

    "No one in graphics should be without The Font Thing!"

    August 22, 2010   |   By aeschind

    Version: The Font Thing 0.80 beta 2

    Pros

    Its ease of use. Handles all graphics and stores them in in your own, self-created folders.

    Cons

    None. At least not for what I use this program for.

    Summary

    No dislikes.

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  • 5 stars

    "Gets the job done"

    May 24, 2010   |   By TheQTrain

    Version: The Font Thing 0.80 beta 2

    Pros

    Easy to use

    Cons

    There's nothing I don't like about this software.

    Summary

    Does what it's supposed to do, clean interface.

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  • 1 stars

    "Not for Vista x64 bit or Windows 7"

    March 10, 2010   |   By DeniseAck

    Version: The Font Thing 0.80 beta 2

    Pros

    I was excited to use it--sounds great if you have an older system

    Cons

    Not that many people are still running versions OLDER than XP. How about making a version usable for XP and above, especially now that Windows 7 is out.

    Summary

    Needs updating!!!

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    Full Specifications

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    General
    Publisher Sue Fisher
    Publisher web site http://members.ozemail.com.au/~scef/index.html
    Release Date December 22, 1999
    Date Added December 22, 1999
    Version 0.80 beta 2
    Category
    Category Developer Tools
    Subcategory Web Development Software
    Operating Systems
    Operating Systems Windows XP, Windows 2000, Windows, Windows 98, Windows NT, Windows 95
    Additional Requirements
  • Windows 95/98/ME/NT/2000/XP
  • Download Information
    File Size 1.05MB
    File Name Not available
    Popularity
    Total Downloads 41,708
    Downloads Last Week 9
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    License Model Purchase
    Limitations Not available
    Price Free
     
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