Windows 8 Fonts Preview App To View Installed Fonts

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Font Previewer is a free Windows 8 fonts preview app. The app sounds simple, but is a handy Windows 8 app, especially who are in print media, like graphic designers, and also for the bloggers, and help them to choose the best font for your text. The app lets you see a preview of all the installed fonts in your Windows 8 devices, together. The app helps you in deciding which font size, color, and style looks best. You can change font size, color, and choose a list of fonts, that you think will suit the text. Plus, it also lets you view, how the font looks when bolded or italicized.

Font Previewer

Preview all installed fonts using this Windows 8 fonts preview app:

The app has simple and straightforward purpose, which is to help you choose the best font for your text. It’s quite hard in most text editors to preview and decide which font will look best. Usually, the process in the text editors is quite cumbersome. The only way is to apply different fonts on the parts of texts. And if you didn’t like it, you have to change again. This is quite a tiring and time-consuming process. This Windows 8 fonts preview app cuts all the clutter, and allows you to preview multiple desired fonts together in the same screen, simultaneously.

Font Previewer - fonts

This is a pretty good feature, because now there’s no need to switch to different screens, just to view the previews. The app automatically detects all the installed fonts in your Windows 8 device, and lists them at the left side of the screen. All you have to do is, type the text in the text box at the top; choose desired font size, and bold or italicize the text by clicking on respective buttons. And then simply, click on the desired font styles present on the left. The app then shows all selected fonts in the center of screen. If you haven’t selected any of the fonts on the left, then the app shows the preview of all fonts, along with font name. Simply uncheck the unwanted fonts and filter the fonts, until you zero down to a font you like.

Font Previewer - changing color

The app also provides an option to change the font color. Simply, click on Font color button on the screen, and you’ll get sliders, using which you can change the color. Once you find the desired font then, you can use it in your content.

Key features of this Windows 8 fonts preview app

  • Completely free.
  • Good Windows 8 fonts preview app.
  • View a preview of all fonts installed in your Windows 8 device.
  • Automatically detects installed fonts and lists them on the right.
  • Change font, size, color, and bold or italicize fonts.
  • Simple and easy.

For bloggers and writers, here are some good Windows 8 markdown editor apps: MDown and Markdown Editor.

Final note:

Font Previewer is a good Windows 8 fonts preview app. Though there were times when it didn’t show the fonts preview, especially with changed color, and I had to launch the app again. Besides that, it did work well. All in all a handy free Windows 8 app.

Get Font Previewer here.

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Works With: Windows 8
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