FontBase
FontBase
2.14.0

3.2

FontBase free download for Mac

FontBase for Mac2.14.0

09 March 2021

Fast, beautiful, free font manager for designers.

What is FontBase for Mac

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 FontBase

Version 2.14.0:
Creative Cloud 2021 support:
  • Added plugins for the latest versions of Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator and InDesign.
Improved duplicates:
  • You can now view all duplicates of a font, with the ability to select which one to activate or remove.
Delete to recycle bin:
  • On deletion font files are now moved to the recycle bin.

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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/
cjred
cjred
Jun 28 2019
2.8.0
0.0
Jun 28 2019
0.0
Version: 2.8.0
looks like an electron app though...
Gprovan
Gprovan
Jun 16 2019
2.7.0
2.0
Jun 16 2019
2.0
Version: 2.7.0
I've just had several frustrating days with this. I dragged several thousand fonts over a few days into the app and only a fraction of them appear. It seems to ignore a fair chunk of them without any notifcation. The website is pretty scant on information like; what font formats does it support?; is there a limit to how many fonts can be added, etc.? I would consider upgrading to the subscription if it worked better with the basics.
Septimus
Septimus
Dec 14 2017
2.3.0
0.0
Dec 14 2017
0.0
Version: 2.3.0
"By default, FontBase recognizes only your system installed fonts. So your user fonts on Mac will be not displayed by default." This is a deal breaker for me, I only want the fonts installed which are absolutely required by the system. I am never going to put 25.000+ fonts in the user system font folder. Looks very promising otherwise.
frans-3
frans-3
Nov 21 2017
2.2.3
1.5
Nov 21 2017
1.5
Version: 2.2.3
Ah wait: the activated fonts ONLY stay activated to use as long as FontBase is running! As soon as you quit FontBase activated fonts are deactivated.
frans-3
frans-3
Nov 17 2017
2.2.3
1.5
Nov 17 2017
1.5
Version: 2.2.3
There where I few fonts I brought in form an external attached drive. I created a new folder on my main HD and put some Fonts in there, then I added that to FontBase. They DO work. So only fonts on the startup disk can be activated and deactivated... Why??? Large collections of fonts are kept on my external drive and that I want to keep that way...
Wunderhorn
Wunderhorn
Nov 11 2017
2.2.3
2.0
Nov 11 2017
2.0
Version: 2.2.3
Unlocks features only after enrolling for a subscription. If you want some love from your users don't do this. The subscription model is nasty and unethical and completely inappropriate for little tools like this of which some people use dozens. If you want money for it, sell it the normal way, and that is perfectly fine. Basic features look nice though I would wish there was a very quick and easy way to delete fonts when browsing through them.
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  • OS X 10.10.0 or later
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