Identify a Font | Typeface Identification – How to Find the Name of an Unknown Font


Want to know what font is used in a logo, A nice looking magazine or a good book?

Snap a picture,  upload and find out what it is:

About Type & Fonts Forum
Post a sample GIF or point to an URL with an example of the font you need to identify. Members help members identify and locate fonts. Sometimes you’ll get a perfect match, sometimes not, but it’s a great starting point.
Identifont – Identify a font from a logo
Use this option when you only have a few letters to work with. It only asks questions about those characters. Not as accurate but still good to use.
Identifont – Identify a font
Answer a series of questions about the letter shapes to help narrow down the choices. Sometimes it works well, sometimes not as well. But definitely worth trying when you have a fairly good sample of characters to work with.
Identifont – Find a picture/symbol font
Type in keywords to locate dingbat fonts that contain the kind of images you need such as ‘cats’ or ‘leaves’.
What Font is This?
Kathleen Tinkel helps you become a font detective and identify and locate specific fonts.
WhatTheFont
Upload a GIF or submit the URL of the unknown font and get back top 10 guesses of what it is. Easy to use. Fair to Great results depending on the image you supply.
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5 thoughts on “Identify a Font | Typeface Identification – How to Find the Name of an Unknown Font

  1. Hello sir/madam,

    I am new for iPhone SDK. So please just help me to create a simple text editor. How to text editor with custom font ? If any one know that please tell me.

    Regards,
    J Alex Antony Vijay.

  2. Hahah, Alex and in what way would this request of yours be related to the font-search websites in the article?

  3. The more I read the more I do not what to do , I think I have to read less and start talking to every woman I found in my way

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