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Font Websites

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 6.1 includes a few sites here to get you started. However, for your reference, we include sites other than ones with just downloadable fonts.

Table 6.1. Font-Related Websites
iFree Top Font Siteshttp://www.ifree.com.au/top/fonts/index.htmlLists many links to font sites.
WebFontListhttp://www.webfontlist.com/Lists many links to font sites, both free and shareware.
Karen's Koncepts Free Fonts Resourceshttp://www.netmegs.com/koncepts/freefont.htmLists many links to sites with fonts, both free and shareware.
MyFonts.comhttp://www.myfonts.com/A site where 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: WhatTheFonthttp://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 typefaceshttp://www.identifont.com/identify.htmlA site that helps you identify a font by asking a series of questions about the font.
Apple—Fonts/Toolshttp://fonts.apple.com/Apple's technical site on fonts and font development.
TrueType Typography: TTF fonts & technologyhttp://www.truetype.demon.co.uk/index.htmAn informative site onTrueType typography. Includes info about history and specification.
Adobe Solutions Network: OpenType Specificationhttp://partners.adobe.com/asn/tech/type/Lists the Adobe type specification, including OpenType.
Free Fonts, TrueType, OpenType, ClearType Microsoft Typographyhttp://www.microsoft.com/typography/default.aspMicrosoft's Typography site. Includes technical information as well as a link to Microsoft's free fonts.
Microsoft Typography Fonts and productshttp://www.microsoft.com/typography/fonts/default.aspProvides a listing of what fonts come in what Microsoft products. Does not include images of the fonts.
Unicode Home Pagehttp://www.unicode.org/Includes information on Unicode and the Unicode standard.



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