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Monotype Imaging is a leading provider of advanced font products specializing in font technologies, type design, multilingual font development & licensing and software development for mobile phones. The Monotype Imaging team is renowned for its TrueType and OpenType font expertise, and can tune fonts for on-screen legibility in Microsoft Windows as well as Digital TV, Set Top Boxes, Mobile Phones, Game Consoles, Embedded Systems, Consumer Electronics and other devices.

Font Identification Challenge

Monday, April 21, 2008

If you enjoy the challenge of identifying fonts, then you'll have fun with The Rather Difficult Font Game. This game was developed by Kari Pätilä and it can make any font expert think twice about the nuances that make type designs unique.

Fonts in Microsoft Office 2008 for Mac

Wednesday, April 16, 2008

We announced that Mac users who don't have Office 2008 for Mac now have a source to acquire a legal copy of them: Ascender Corp. Offers Microsoft Office 2008 for Mac Fonts

Office for Mac 2008 includes the Microsoft ClearType Font Collection - 24 fonts including Calibri and Cambria. Ascender is pleased to announce that Mac users who don't have Office, but want the fonts for use in Corel, QuarkXPress and Adobe Creative Suite for design and publishing now have a way to license and download them.
More info can be found here:

Hollywood Sign Meltdown Linked to Global Warning | April 1, 2008

Tuesday, April 1, 2008

Those who know Ascender know we like to have fun every once in a while...Hollywood Sign Meltdown Linked to Global Warning April 1, 2008