FontVisual is a free web application for font preview with unique features.
You can visualize fonts with custom texts and you can also see them with a chosen background and frame. All this can be done seamlessly and, in real-time, in one view using FontVisual.com
If you were ever looking for a tool where you can visualize multiple fonts simultaneously for a given text, your search ends here.
FontVisual allows you to preview your text in thousands of Google Fonts. They are Internet’s largest, free, open-source selection of fonts, for Websites, for commercial and personal use.
A very interesting feature of this App (yet to be released in the Premium Version) is that you can create ‘Showcase’ pages of your featured fonts and share them with your clients. Simply put, they are preview pages of selected fonts, background images, and text to be visualized by your customers, so that they can choose their favorite designs.
Steps to be followed:
- Sign up at fontvisual.com for a free account or a 14-day trial account. No credit cards are required for this.
- Type some text in the textbox and Select any foreground color for your text.
- Click on Images and upload any Background images
- Apply a mockup image or a background design to see how fonts look against it
- Preview your work in 1000s of Google Fonts in real-time as you execute the above steps.
You can also upload your own fonts in the cloud in the TTF, OTF and WOFF formats and try it out as an alternative.
FontVisual also facilitates the download of numerous Google fonts in TTF format so that you can use them while developing sites.
The Free account allows up to 1 GB of Custom Fonts whereas the Starter and Plus accounts allow 25 GB and 50 GB respectively. A 14-day trial is available with the Starter account.
All in all this is a marvelous tool to preview your fonts with background images and mockups and a great productivity enhancer for graphic designers and artists. You can truly have a look and feel of your design before actually implementing it in your web portals.
Go ahead and use it and you will not regret it.