XChange Announce Release of FontXChange v1.0 for Macintosh

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[prMac.com] XChange International, the source for extended technology worldwide, are pleased to announce the release of FontXChange for Macintosh (version 1.0). FontXChange can convert fonts into many different formats. This makes FontXChange useful to convert PostScript Type 1 fonts (Macintosh or Windows format) into a single modern OpenType font file that works on both Macintosh and Windows.

Users can end the headaches of the outdated two-file system of screen font and printer font combinations. FontXChange allows them to convert TrueType fonts to PostScript fonts with no more printing problems and incompatibilities associated with TrueType fonts and high-end output devices.

FontXChange can easily convert fonts to OpenType (PS), PostScript Type 1, and TrueType for both Macintosh or Windows.

FontXChange supports conversion of many font formats: Macintosh PostScript Type 1 (font suitcases and printer font files), Macintosh TrueType font suitcases, Apple dfont, Multiple Master, PC TrueType (.ttf), PC PostScript Type 1 (.pfb), and OpenType (.otf).

FontXChange is designed to understand many different font formats and can convert fonts into many different formats. This makes FontXChange useful to:
- Convert PostScript Type 1 fonts (Macintosh or Windows format) into a single modern OpenType font file that works on both Macintosh & Windows. End the headaches of the outdated two-file system of screen font and printer font combinations. Just one font file that works.
- Recreate missing screen fonts using a PostScript font file in any format.
- Convert TrueType fonts to PostScript fonts. No more printing problems and incompatibilities associated with TrueType fonts and high-end output devices.
- Convert Windows fonts to Macintosh and vice-versa. Easily share fonts across different computers, even different operating systems.

Features include:
- Batch processing for converting entire font libraries
- Preferences to set font encodings
- Font inspection window with preview
- Support for many font encodings, including Adobe Standard, Unicode, Mac Roman, Windows ANSI, and European.

System Requirements
FontXChange requires Mac OS 10.3 or higher.

FontXChange is available now through XChange International. To order, or for more information, users can visit the XChange website, or call on +44(0)20 7490 4455 during UK business hours.

XChange are a leading supplier of desktop graphic and publishing applications, QuarkXTension(R) technology; Adobe InDesign(R), Acrobat(R) and Photoshop(R) Plug-ins(R) and other design and publishing utilities. XChange offer extended technology products from across the world specific to the graphic design, print and publishing industries and make them available to an extensive user base via their printed catalogue or online at their web site. The company are headquartered in Central London and also offer specialist training on many of the solutions they sell. All Material (C) 1998-2007 XChange International / All Rights Reserved. Apple and the Apple logo are registered trademarks of Apple Computer in the U.S. and/or other countries.

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