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FontBase for Mac

Fast, beautiful, free font manager for designers.

Free
In English
Version 2.18.1
3.2
Based on 16 user rates

FontBase overview

FontBase gives you all the stability, speed, and reliability of a paid font manager, but free and available on all platforms!

Features:
  • Font activation
  • Nested folders
  • Collections
  • Auto-sync
  • Epic performance
  • Beautiful UI

What’s new in version 2.18.1

  • Native Apple Silicon (M1) support — FontBase for Mac is now distributed as a Universal binary, which means it will run natively on both Intel and Apple Silicon Macs. The performance on M1 Macs is significantly improved.
  • Mac plugin improvements — From now on, only M1 plugins will be displayed and installed on Apple Silicon macs, and only Intel plugins on Intel Macs.

FontBase for Mac

Free
In English
Version 2.18.1
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3.2

(19 Reviews of FontBase)

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  • User Ratings

davegink
davegink
Jun 22 2021
2.14.0
0.0
Jun 22 2021
0.0
Version: 2.14.0
Overall I like it. However it’s irritating that the application must be open for the fonts to be active. I also can’t stand that there’s a subscription pop up every time I open the application. And I can’t find any way to turn it off.
Goldengold
Goldengold
Nov 2 2020
2.11.3
2.0
Nov 2 2020
2.0
Version: 2.11.3
Bien au début, puis l'application ne se lance plus ou plutot se lance en arrière plan mais ne démarre pas et on ne peut plus quitter.
dwitek83
dwitek83
Oct 4 2020
2.11.3
2.0
Oct 4 2020
2.0
Version: 2.11.3
Well, I really wanted to like it. All the reviews told me "it's free & there are soooo many cool options". First of all, its incredibly aggressive about getting a subscription. There are popups, there is a button displayed on the main screen (yes, you will CONSTANTLY be reminded to subscribe) and if you want to use the glyph-feature (you should be able to copy any glyph from there)... well you see 2 lines (!) of glyphs, the rest is hidden behind a subscription message. I would not mind, if I just can't copy all of them, but at least let me SEE all glyphs. The UI is not good, but not bad either. Just normal, nothing out of the ordinary. A list of fonts and you can adapt the size. But that's it. That's all there is for me. I understand there went much work into it and I would not mind, if they were honest about their feature set and not trying to lure you into subscribing. But if you are looking for a free font manager, there are better options out there...
murphc
murphc
Sep 16 2020
2.11.3
1.0
Sep 16 2020
1.0
Version: 2.11.3
Bad UX. This is not a native macOS app and runs very slow. Besides that I need a paid subscription to use
Beamy
Beamy
Jun 2 2020
2.8.0
0.0
Jun 2 2020
0.0
Version: 2.8.0
You can download Fontbase 2.11 directly from their website: https://fontba.se/
Ervins Strauhmanis
Ervins Strauhmanis
Mar 28 2023
2.17.17
5.0
Mar 28 2023
5.0
Version: 2.17.17
Goldengold
Goldengold
Nov 2 2020
2.0
Nov 2 2020
2.0
Version: null
dwitek83
dwitek83
Oct 4 2020
2.0
Oct 4 2020
2.0
Version: null
murphc
murphc
Sep 16 2020
1.0
Sep 16 2020
1.0
Version: null
Gprovan
Gprovan
Jun 16 2019
2.0
Jun 16 2019
2.0
Version: null
makareim
makareim
Oct 10 2018
5.0
Oct 10 2018
5.0
Version: null
frans-3
frans-3
Nov 17 2017
1.5
Nov 17 2017
1.5
Version: null
Wunderhorn
Wunderhorn
Nov 11 2017
2.0
Nov 11 2017
2.0
Version: null
distreszed
distreszed
Aug 13 2017
0.5
Aug 13 2017
0.5
Version: null
doomcross1
doomcross1
Aug 12 2017
4.5
Aug 12 2017
4.5
Version: null
imedentsii
imedentsii
Aug 7 2017
5.0
Aug 7 2017
5.0
Version: null
Pete B.
Pete B.
Aug 7 2017
5.0
Aug 7 2017
5.0
Version: null
dominik-levitsky
dominik-levitsky
Aug 7 2017
5.0
Aug 7 2017
5.0
Version: null
george-medentsii
george-medentsii
Aug 7 2017
4.5
Aug 7 2017
4.5
Version: null
AlexSmith
AlexSmith
Aug 6 2017
5.0
Aug 6 2017
5.0
Version: null
Mbhayes
Mbhayes
Jul 25 2017
0.5
Jul 25 2017
0.5
Version: null