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Font Management

For personal computer users who have collected large libraries of fonts, selecting and managing fonts may be a cumbersome and time-consuming task. With Monotype Imaging’s Font Manager™ utility, users can easily install, de-install and manage fonts on their Microsoft® Windows® platform. Font Manager provides OEMs with compatibility and additional functionality to HP’s FontSmart™ utility.

Feature set includes the ability to:
• install/de-install fonts
• view font samples on-screen
• print font catalog
• sort alphabetically and by format
• create font groups

Pre-configured font sets are available for OEMs to choose from. Custom sets can be configured to meet specific market needs. Standard configurations include fonts that ship with the FontSmart utility, HP’s Laserjet® printers as well as PostScript®-based printers.

The Font Manager has three major components:

• a font installer which automatically installs the fonts
• a font management system
• a MicroType® to TrueType® font generator that creates high quality, hinted TrueType fonts from the compressed MicroType format. Storing fonts in the MicroType format reduces product distribution costs

Features

Benefits

• Installs and de-installs TrueType, Type 1, OpenType® fonts and screen bitmaps

Eliminates the need to use multiple font installers

• Works with Windows 3.1, 3.11, Windows 95, Windows NT, Windows XP and Windows Vista® operating systems

One product supports multiple Windows environments, eliminating the need for multiple font managers

• User selectable font searching methods

Allows users to identify which drives and paths the fonts are stored on, reducing the amount of time required to search and locate fonts

• Available in seven languages

Provides worldwide support

• Sorts fonts alphabetically and by font format

Simplifies the font selection process

• Supports Latin 1, 2, 5 and 6 character sets

Provides support for multiple languages and country symbol sets

• User definable groups

Allows the user to group fonts in personal font collections, thereby simplifying the installing and de-installing of fonts within an application

• Print font samples

Users can print font samples of all typefaces available or specific personal groups

• View fonts

Enables users to quickly and easily view typefaces

• Bundled with any major font formats

Allows OEMs to use MicroType, TrueType and Type 1 fonts

• Customized

Allows OEMs to create their own look and feel that is consistent with other company software products

• Online help

Easy to use and eliminates the need to provide costly documentation

• Standard font collections

HP FontSmart 110, HP LaserJet 45, HP LaserJet dual emulation 80, PostScript 35

• Custom font collections

Allows users to create their own company font standards or provide added value to a specific targeted market

• Available as a finished product

CD-ROM duplication, labeling, packaging and printing of software license agreement available from Monotype Imaging

• Supports 2-byte fonts (Windows XP and Vista only)

Allows users to work with East Asian and other fonts with extended character sets

Specifications

Supported Platforms
• 16 bit mode for Windows 3.1 and Windows for Workgroups 3.11 operating systems
• 32 bit mode for Windows 9x and Windows NT, Windows XP and Windows Vista operating systems
• Supports Adobe® Type Manager® software version 2.5 and higher

Available Languages
Brazilian, Dutch, Danish, English, French, German Italian, Portuguese, Russian, Spanish, Swedish.

Contact us about how Monotype Imaging’s Font Manager can add value to your printer product line.

 


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