September 12, 2013 in Publishing (E)
[prMac.com] San Jose, California - Insider Software today is proud to announce the release of FontAgent Pro 6 for Macintosh, an upgrade to its professional font manager, which adds a new Workflow Center, support for Adobe Creative Cloud, more than 1350 free fonts, faster font search, more powerful ESP keyword font search, expanded font verification, and Smasher 3 automatic maintenance software.
New in FontAgent Pro 6:
FontAgent Pro 6 for Macintosh continues its leadership in professional font management with new features for testing, diagnosing, selecting and managing font collections and streamlining creative workflow, including:
* Workflow Center where automation scripts can be organized and launched easily
* Automatic Workflow Center updates as new functionality becomes available
* Adobe Creative Cloud auto-activation plug-ins for InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator and InCopy
* Bundled, new Smasher 3 software that provides automatic font, print and application cache maintenance
* 1350+ downloadable, verified, print and web fonts
* Faster, expanded keyword-search engine for finding local and Internet fonts simultaneously
* Improved, faster font verification and validation engine
* An updated and expanded user interface
* Support for connecting to FontAgent Pro Server 5, TeamServer 5 and CloudServer (server license required)
New Workflow Center Provides Custom Functionality and Extensibility:
The all-new Workflow Center automates commonly used font management, application and system commands that streamline creative workflow. The Workflow Center includes many one-click scripts that enable you to:
* Add searchable comments to multiple fonts or entire font families
* Organize your fonts by name or foundry
* Count and list currently open fonts
* Remove duplicate fonts
* Find and download fonts
* Review logs of font activations and deactivations
* Verify the integrity of all your fonts
* And a lot more
Insider will provide new Workflow Center commands in regular updates to FontAgent Pro users, who can also add their own scripts, commands and automated workflows at any time.
New Auto-Activation Plug-Ins for Adobe Creative Cloud Apps:
Built on Insider's unique FontSavant(TM) technology, FontAgent Pro 5 includes plug-ins for activating fonts automatically as users access Adobe applications including InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop and InCopy. The plug-ins ensure that FontAgent Pro always selects the right font, not just a close match or one that has the same name. With the addition of these new plug-ins, FontAgent Pro supports Adobe Creative Cloud, Creative Suite versions 3 through 6 and QuarkXPress 6 to 9.
Free, Newly Released Smasher 3 Mac Maintenance Software:
FontAgent Pro 6 includes a free license for newly released Smasher 3, the world's only automatic, set-and-forget maintenance program for Macintosh creative applications. It automatically clears pesky font, print and application caches to make sure your projects render correctly, and lets users test, preview and examine fonts and their properties in seconds.
1350+ Free, Open Source Print and Web Fonts:
FontAgent Pro 6 includes more than 1350 free print and web fonts that have has been tested and verified to eliminate corrupt and low-quality fonts that can cause system errors and snags in project workflow.
Trusted, Proven Font Verification, Search, Preview and Activation:
FontAgent Pro 6 continues to provide more ways to verify, preview, search, organize and activate fonts than any other font manager, enabling users to:
* Verify fonts to eliminate corrupt, duplicate and mismatched fonts that wreak havoc on productivity, font activation and document presentation
* Search for fonts by name, weight, slant, keyword, classification and other characteristics
* Find fonts by topic keyword - locally and over the Internet
* See previews of fonts including comparisons and Insider's unique Font Player slide-show technology - and print their results in full color
* Auto-activate fonts in top design apps including InDesign, Illustrator, PhotoShop, QuarkXPress and other Mac OS X applications
About FontAgent Pro:
FontAgent Pro provides a complete font management system that integrates diagnostics, repair, font selection, font book creation, and design tools in a single powerful, yet simple application for creative professionals. It is the only product to offer such modern features as multiple font libraries, a customizable user interface, live font search, WYSIWYG font viewing, and a Font Player(TM) that plays glyphs and text strings in a slide show for interactive font selection.
System Support and Requirements
* Intel-based Mac running OS X 10.6.8 or later
* Supports all Mac OS X fonts - Open Type, Type 1, dfont, Mac and Windows TrueType
* Supports local and networked home directories
* Auto-activation support for Adobe Creative Cloud, Creative Suite 3 to 6, and QuarkXPress 6 to 9
* Compatible with FontAgent Pro Server 5, TeamServer 5 and CloudServer (separate license required)
Pricing, Availability and Upgrades:
FontAgent Pro 6 for Mac is free to users who have current support and maintenance agreements or who purchased FontAgent Pro 5 after July 1, 2013. Other users of FontAgent Pro 4 and 5 Standard Edition can upgrade in the Insider online store for $49.95 (USD). Quantity discounts and cross-grades from competitive products are available.
The new release is available for immediate download from the Insider website and comes with a thirty-day, money-back satisfaction guarantee. It is also available from resellers worldwide including PC Mall, PC Connection, SHI, Zones, Insight and Amazon. To learn more, visit Insider Software online or contact Insider at 866-366-8778 or +1-408-871-9933.
Insider Software creates software that streamlines the creative process, including FontAgent Pro and FontAgent Pro Server. FontAgent is a registered trademark, and FontAgent Pro, Insider, FontSavant, MagicMatch and the Insider logo are trademarks of Insider Software. Other products mentioned are trademarks of their respective owners.