Connect with us

Hi, what are you looking for?

The American GeniusThe American Genius

Tech News

Wordmark.it previews fonts already on your computer

Wordmark.it is a clever tool to help you choose a font from what is already on your computer, whether working with your designer on a new logo, creating visual interest on your blog, or spicing up your print marketing.

wordmark.it

wordmark.it
[row]
[span2]
[/span2]
[span10]

Wordmark.it speeds up the design process

We all know the pain of trying to select a font for a project, be it as small as a Power Point presentation to as large as a new logo, and whether working with a designer or going solo, we’ve all gone through the obnoxious process of going font by font, trying to remember which one looked acceptable. Enter wordmark.it, a web application and Chrome browser app that previews fonts already on your computer.

“Inspired by the stages of a word-mark design process, wordmark.it approaches the font selection process from a designer’s perspective,” the company explains. “It enables you to quickly browse through font previews, check them out on dark background, switch to title case or upper case previews select the ones you like and compare them for final decision.”

Related: 10 inspirational print brochure examples

As outlined above, the free tool tackles one of the most annoying and outdated processes. Simply go to the site, type in a sample phrase, and adjust “positive/negative” wherein positive shows black font on a white background and negative shows white font on a black background. Then, select a font size, which can be made larger or smaller later as you wish, and hit enter.

Advertisement. Scroll to continue reading.

The tool will then offer a preview of all fonts loaded on your desktop, and clicking the ones you like will allow you to “filter selected” at the top of the page and show only those fonts so you don’t have to write them down, remember them, or tinker with them, and you can see them all side by side to make your choice immediately.

It’s a huge time saver, and is the only app on the market that solves the conundrum of rapidly selecting fonts. If you enjoy typography at all, you’ll find yourself actually playing with wordmark.it for fun. Visit wordmark.it to use the web app, or download the Chrome app below:

wordmark.it chrome
[/span10][/row]

Lani is the COO and News Director at The American Genius, has co-authored a book, co-founded BASHH, Austin Digital Jobs, Remote Digital Jobs, and is a seasoned business writer and editorialist with a penchant for the irreverent.

1 Comment

1 Comment

  1. Pingback: Create perfectly coordinated typography with Type Genius - AGBeat

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.

The
American Genius
news neatly in your inbox

Subscribe to our mailing list for news sent straight to your email inbox.

Advertisement

KEEP READING!

Tech News

(TECHNOLOGY) The digital revolution of the past few decades has brought us many life-altering, innovative technologies, but these 7 take the cake.

Business Marketing

(MARKETING) You need a logo - It's the first look a person gets into your business or brand. Don't high budget for a designer?...

Opinion Editorials

(HOW TO) In small business, the concept of utilizing cutting-edge technology feels like a pipe dream. But it doesn’t have to be that way.

Tech News

(TECH NEWS) UX design is important. By conducting a simple audit to make sure your site is accessible, you can minimize the number of...

The American Genius is a strong news voice in the entrepreneur and tech world, offering meaningful, concise insight into emerging technologies, the digital economy, best practices, and a shifting business culture. We refuse to publish fluff, and our readers rely on us for inspiring action. Copyright © 2005-2022, The American Genius, LLC.