Font resources

11/12/2008

Sometimes a cool font is all you need to make your web to print template stand out. There are a lot of font collections out there, some are free and some cost a fortune. Here are some cool free font resources.

Free fonts archives


1001fonts.com

dafont.com

urbanfonts.com

cooltext.com

free-fonts.com

simplythebest.net

fontica.com

searchfreefonts.com

fontparadise.com

sitetoolcenter.com

fonts500.com

typenow.net

Create your own fonts

Cerate your own fonts with the free online tool at fontstruct.fontshop.com and download the TrueType file instantly.

You can also create more complex fonts using CorelDRAW. Read this extensive “Creating Your Own Font with CorelDRAW X4” tutorial by Gary David Bouton.

WTF for What The Font?!

Have you ever come across a font that you like but don’t know what it is called? What The Font?! is a free online software that allows you to upload an image containing text written in that font and it automatically detects the font used or suggests other similar ones.

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You can also access thier webpage directly through CorelDRAW X4. (Go to Text/WhatTheFont).

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Click and drag to select a capture area.

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Once the capture is complete, CorelDRAW automaticaly uploads it to WhatTheFont website. You may need to confirm that each character is detected corectly or manualy type in characters that the system cannot recognise on its own.

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