The Font Thing

The Font Thing

Average User Rating:
3.4
out of 14 votes
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Quick Specs

Version:
0.80 beta 2
File Size:
1.05MB
Date Added:
December 22, 1999
Price:
Purchase
Operating Systems:
Windows 95/98/NT/2000/XP
Total Downloads:
41,658
Downloads Last Week:
20
Product ranking:
Additional Requirements:
  • Windows 95/98/ME/NT/2000/XP
  • Publisher's Description

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    All User Reviews
    • All Versions:

      3.4

      out of 14 votes

      • 5 star: 6
      • 4 star: 3
      • 3 star: 0
      • 2 star: 1
      • 1 star: 4
    • Current Version:

      3.4

      out of 14 votes

      • 5 star: 6
      • 4 star: 3
      • 3 star: 0
      • 2 star: 1
      • 1 star: 4
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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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