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Try the following tools to experiment with typography and type:


myFontbook is a nifty new tool for viewing your font collection from your web browser.  The font viewer allows you to easily review and catalog all of your installed fonts.


FontStruct is an easy to use free web-based typography tool that allows you to create your own fonts. It has a beautiful interface that is simple to interact with.  You must create an account to use this tool.


WhatTheFont lets you interactively scan a URL or upload an image that has a font(s) and it will then tell you what the font is. It’s a great way to find out what fonts other designers are using to create amazing designs.

CSS Type Set “Letterpress for the Digital Age”

CSS Type Set is a wonderful tool that lets you visually and actively style your text so that it can generate efficient CSS.


The Identifont expert system enables you to identify a typeface from a sample by answering a series of questions about key characteristics.


Font Picker lets you browse all the fonts available on your computer. You’re able to quickly view a font that you may want to use in a design, or a project.

Flipping Typical

Flipping Typical is a smart way to explore the popular typefaces you have on your computer.

Type Navigator

TypeNavigator is the world’s first interactive visual font search system.


Typetester is an online application for comparison of the fonts for the screen. Its primary role is to make web designer’s life easier. As the new fonts are bundled into operating systems, the list of the common fonts will be updated.







If you have the need to type anything in a foreign language which has accents and other strange-looking characters, and you only have a US keyboard, your life used to be miserable.





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