Free Font Sources

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Do you need a new font for a project you're working on? Here are a few sources of free, and royalty-free, fonts you may be interested in checking out.

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  • BlueMonkeyLab : They only have two fonts series, with each series having 5 fonts, but who knows? Maybe you'll find just what you need.
  • FontStock.net has 20 categories of free fonts, with from 100 to 3,000 fonts each. And you can type in your choice of text so you can what it will look like for your application.
  • Freebies Bug : Free Hand-Picked Resources for Designers.
  • MyFontFree.com : There's no description on their site, so I'll just say... "Free fonts (many, many categories) - how can you beat that?"

Closely related to the sites above are these sites which will assist you in creating your own font.

  • Fontifier lets you use your own handwriting for the text you write on your computer. It turns a scanned sample of your handwriting into a handwriting font you can use in your word processor or graphics programs, just like regular fonts such as Helvetica.
  • FontStruct : Build, share and download fonts with their simple editor.
  • BitFontMaker2 is fast and easy Online Bitmap font Editor. You can edit and build a pixel-font with your web browser.

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Not free, but perhaps worth investigating – you decide:

  • YourFonts.com is an online font generator that allows you to create your own OpenType fonts within a couple of minutes. Preview your font for free. Go make your own handwriting as a font! Starting at $9.95 - only purchase if you're satisfied!