FontNuke
FontNuke
1.2.11

4.2

FontNuke free download for Mac

FontNuke1.2.11

17 November 2016

Removes font cache files.

Overview

FontNuke is a utility application that removes corrupt or troublesome font cache files. I created this application as a tool for my personal use at the office, and has become very useful for me. To grant individual non-admin users the ability to remove font cache files, without my involvement--is huge! Not to mention intelligent application quitting, plus a guaranteed reboot, makes my life easier. FontNuke removes system font caches, Adobe font caches (*.lst), Microsoft Office font caches, and now also (as of version 1.1.9) all versions of QuarkXPress font cache files. Not to mention it's free.

I have recently added an option which purges spotlight indexes on startup volume from /.Spotlight-V100. This has been added due to some intermittent unresponsiveness when searching network volumes for some of my MCX clients. Please use this feature with caution. See the FontNuke homepage for more details.

What's new in FontNuke

Version 1.2.11:
  • Improved support for macOS 10.12 Sierra systems with System Integrity Protection enabled

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How would you rate FontNuke app?

15 Reviews of FontNuke

5
Lesoth0
06 June 2007
Version: 1.1.1

Most helpful

Absolute superb piece of software! I'm using Linotype Font Explorer X at the mo for all ATM-Deluxe-esque font management and even it's clean caches section doesn't do what FontNuke does. After the necessary Restart everything works perfectly. WOW! Kudos.
(2)
4
Meitnik
09 October 2019
Version: 1.2.11
64 bit yet?
(0)
5
Joypebble
23 February 2015
Version: 1.2.6
A great "Bacon-Saver" for me when I was scheduled to read a paper tonight and found it all had turned into typographers's "greek."

Five minutes with Font Nuke and I was a genius again!

Many thanks!

GG
OSX 10..7.5
(0)
1
sambear1965
07 October 2014
Version: 1.2.2
OS X 10.9.5 'An exception of class NilObjectException was not handled. The application must shut down.'
(0)
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4.5
szzhouwhgmailcom6141
05 August 2013
Version: 1.2.2
unbelievealbe! I have just fixed my keynote font mess problem!!!!thanks a lot.
(0)
1
g16l
21 June 2013
Version: 1.2.0
"The current running version of Mac OS X (10.6.8) not supported."
(1)
5
sloth88
16 August 2012
Version: 1.1.9
I was pulling my hair out having fonts in my font book that weren't usable in programs, esp. word processing. I read about lots of other solutions that were supposed to work but didn't. Finally I stumbled upon a recommendation for Font Nuke and figured it was worth a try. Amazing! Installed, rebooted and all of my font issues were immediately resolved. I'm so glad I found this excellent app! It saved my sanity!
(0)
5
Ninja-Boy
21 August 2010
Version: 1.1.7
All my fonts suddenly mashed-up in my Keynote templates, but this app solved the problem! After a panic one-hour before I was due to teach a class and I found this and tried it for the first time. FontNuke saved the day!
(2)
5
Kobalt
15 September 2009
Version: 1.1.6
Thanks for the SL update, Jake! Excellent little app!
(2)
incrzr
18 November 2008
Version: 1.15
Please 10.5.5 support! Thank you.
(0)
5
Gary30
22 February 2008
Version: 1.1.5
I normally think I keep a tidy system. I use OnxX, MainMenu, etc. to keep the system clean and manage fonts with FontExplorer. However, FontNuke found and nuked font caches that had managed to avoid detection and extermination since 2002. Very impressive! I am still using Tiger 10.4.11 but am very close to upgrading to Leopard via a clean install with fresh install of all applications. With FontExplorer's continuing problems with its own cache cleaning utility and the confusing and mysterious font locations/caches introduced on any system by Adobe and MS Office applications, FontNuke is a "must" for anyone who messes with fonts.
(1)
Sanjinko
21 August 2007
Version: 1.1.2
FontNuke 1.1.2 is still a PPC application.
(0)
5
Lesoth0
06 June 2007
Version: 1.1.1
Absolute superb piece of software! I'm using Linotype Font Explorer X at the mo for all ATM-Deluxe-esque font management and even it's clean caches section doesn't do what FontNuke does. After the necessary Restart everything works perfectly. WOW! Kudos.
(2)
Orion-Mk-V
05 June 2007
Version: 1.1.1
Fantastic troubleshooting tool to fix those pesky font cache problems.
(0)
Kissfatdog
21 February 2007
Version: 1.0.9
FontNuke is great!! It saves me loads of time supporting 60 Macs. Very easy to use and very little to configure.
(0)
jpdev
05 May 2006
Version: 1.0.2
If you downloaded an early version of FontNuke 1.0.2, and FontNuke stalls when attempting to reboot, please re-download version 1.0.2. There was an error I missed with that initial build which has since been repaired. Thanks. -Jake
(1)
Free

4.2

App requirements: 
  • Intel 32
  • Mac OS X 10.6.0 or later

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