FontExplorer X Pro 2.5
Linotype has released a major update to its professional font management tool FontExplorer Pro. The user interface has been updated and streamlined, a new wide-screen mode enables the user to set the Preview area off to the right, a new transparency mode can be used to overlay and preview fonts in a working document, and printing is now enabled. Also, users can now tag their fonts for easier organization. Finally, several bugs related to the Apple font panel have been resolved, support for Adobe InDesign CS3 and CS4 has been improved, and various unspecified crashing bugs have been fixed. Full release notes are available on
Linotype’s Web site. ($79 new, free update, 28 MB)
I just ugraded to 2.5; what a nightmare! Instantly lost all of my sets and worse, now all of my fonts say "not available"... I want 2.0.3 back!
If you haven't upgraded to 2.5 yet, don't do it... stick with 2.0.3.