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Old 04-28-2006, 06:21 AM   #1
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Default Desktop font-matching tool

Stretched Out Software has released FontMatch, a tool for finding a particular font among your files based on a scanned image. It will search the fonts loaded on your computer or in a particular directory. (I have no idea if there is any limit, either real or practical.)

It is described as comparing “positive and negative space in a manner very similar to the way your eyes do.” Then it displays your specimen with the same character from one or more likely fonts (showing a percentage of likelihood next to each).

The developer claims that its speed is “almost magical.”

Costs $40. Available for Mac OSX and Windows. Demo available at the web site.

   
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