Typeface 2.5.0


Typeface helps you pick the perfect font from your collection.

Typography can be beautiful and is one of the most important aspects of design. But it is often hard to find the font that conveys just the right emotion, especially if you’re not sure what you’re looking for. With a minimal interface and total focus on your fonts Typeface tries to make browsing your collection exciting and easy, such that you can find the perfect font for your needs. Enter any text you like to preview and discover all the delicate curves and love typographers have put in their typefaces.

  • Perfectly rendered previews from installed fonts or fonts in a directory
  • Custom preview text and size that let you view the fonts the way you want
  • Preview and manage all your Font Book collections
  • Put font candidates into a Quick Collection to review them later
  • List and grid overviews
  • Reveal all the little differences with font compare overlays
  • Unicode characters
  • Night mode: no need for wearing your sunglasses at night
  • Letter s p a c i n g
  • Outlined previews
  • Metrics overlay
  • Standard and discretionary ligatures
  • The Magnificent Quick Brown Fox

What's New Version 2.5.0

  • Added left/right/center alignment options in the view menu
  • Introduction has been improved and allows user to set Collection Priority Mode
  • Enabled right click on status icon when in background mode
  • Hide app when clicking on the status icon in background mode
  • Cell height is adjusted according to auto size setting
  • Tweaked cell height calculation on overview and for print to make it a bit more compact
  • UTF names and HTML character codes have been updated to support new characters
  • Mixed activated/deactivated families can now be deactivated by Shift-clicking on the activation icon
  • Preview alignment fixed when turning on/off Collapse Families
  • Activating a font when showing the Quick Collection no longer shows bright border
  • Downloaded system fonts (using Font Book) are now correctly labeled as System fonts