Extensis has released Suitcase Fusion 3, the newest version of the professional-grade font manager for Mac and Windows operating systems. It enables designers to browse, preview, select and manage fonts from the desktop to the web. Features of Suitcase Fusion 3 include:
° Integration with Adobe InDesign and Illustrator CS5 via font auto-activation plug-ins;
° Web font selection and management through the Extensis WebINK font rental service;
° Web Preview mode allows users to see effects of using desktop and WebINK fonts on any web site;
° The app suggests “more fonts like this” using QuickMatch technology to locate similar fonts;
° Application Sets that immediately activate selected fonts when an application launches;
° Font Snapshots for quickly creating PNG font previews;
° Updated and modernized user interface;
° Localization into French, German, Japanese, Italian, Spanish, Brazilian Portuguese.
Suitcase Fusion 3 provides access to high quality web fonts through an integrated connection to the cloud-based web font rental service, WebINK (http://www.webink.com). Through a new Web Preview feature, users can preview how selected fonts will behave online before ever writing a single line of CSS. And all of this is accomplished from a single stable location, Suitcase Fusion 3.
To get users up and running with web fonts, users who register Suitcase Fusion 3 by Dec. 31 will receive one free year of WebINK web font service. For details about the free WebINK promotion see http://www.extensis.com/FreeWebINK2010 .
Suitcase Fusion 3 is available immediately for approximately US106 and $66 for upgrades from previous versions. Product is available through UK distribution with Computers Unlimited, via resellers and retailers and directly from the Extensis web site (http://www.extensis.com). Extensis Fusion 3 is available in English, French, German, Japanese, Italian, Spanish and Brazilian Portuguese.