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Font Web Sites

There are many places that you can download fonts, including free fonts. Just do a search on your favorite Web search site, and you should be pleased with the results, perhaps even overwhelmed. Table 10.1 includes a few sites here to get you started. However, for your reference, we include sites other than ones with just downloadable fonts.

Table 10.1. Font-Related Web Sites
Web Site URL Content
iFree Top Font Sites http://www.ifree.com.au/top/fonts/index.html Lists a lot of links to font sites.
WebFontList http://www.webfontlist.com/ Lists a lot of links to font sites, both free and shareware.
Karen's Koncepts Free Fonts Resources http://www.netmegs.com/koncepts/freefont.htm. Lists a lot of links to sites with fonts, both free and shareware.
MyFonts.com http://www.myfonts.com/ A site through which you can buy fonts through participating foundries. Provides some font utilities to help you find the right font. Has links to other font sites and font utility sites.
MyFonts.com: WhatTheFont http://www.myfonts.com/WhatTheFont/ The direct link to MyFonts.com's WhatTheFont utility. This interesting utility can be used to try to identify a font from a scanned image.
Identifont—identify fonts and typefaces http://www.identifont.com/identify.html A site that helps you identify a font by asking a series of questions about the font.
Apple—Fonts/Tools http://fonts.apple.com/ Apple's technical site on fonts and font development.
TrueType Typography: info about TTF fonts & technology http://www.truetype.demon.co.uk/index.htm An informative site on TrueType typography. Includeshistory and specification.
Adobe Solutions Network: OpenType Specification http://partners.adobe.com/asn/developer/opentype/ Lists the OpenType Specification
Free Fonts, TrueType, OpenType, ClearType—Microsoft Typography http://www.microsoft.com/typography/default.asp Microsoft's Typography site. Includes technical information as well as a link to Microsoft's free fonts.
Microsoft Typography—Fonts and products http://www.microsoft.com/typography/fonts/default.asp Provides a listing of what fonts come in what Microsoft products. Does not include images of the fonts.
Unicode Home Page http://www.unicode.org/ Includes information on Unicode and the Unicode standard.



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