FontShare (Mac, 3 1/2" Disk) Tactic Software - 1990 USA, Canada Release

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FontShare
Packaging cover FontShare.
Product ID TACTC0001
Platform(s) Mac
Packaging Retail Box
Media 3 1/2" Disk
Copyright date 1990
Publisher(s) Tactic Software
Category(s) Graphics, Fonts, Font Utilities
Country of Origin United States of America

Description from the packaging.

The power to share Laser fonts across a network.

Efficient Network Share Fonts.

Now, with FontShare font-server software, all Macs on a network can share download-able Laser fonts residing in any network file server.

Imagine the disk space, not to mention the money, you'll save by not needing a dedicated hard disk for each workstation or printer.

With FontShare, all you need are the screen fonts of the typefaces you want to use, their PostScript files can reside in any network file server.

FontShare makes more efficient use of the network's storage and backup functions because now you only have to store and backup the PostScript fonts in one place.

And, if you use a Linotronic Imagesetter, FontShare is the perfect solution to unwanted printouts due to bitmap equivalents being used when PostScript files couldn't be found.

FontShare also works with the ATM utility from Adobe. Do not crowd your system folder with tons of fonts slowing down your system. With FontShare, you can allow ATM to find the fonts anywhere on the network.

And, unlike other network applications, FontShare is sold with a full network license for up to 32 Macs.

Key Features

  • All Macs on a network can share Laser fonts.
  • Cost-effective software-only solution-no need for dedicated workstation or printer hard disks.
  • Compatible with all network file servers and applications.
  • Works with ATM.
  • Includes 3 FREE downloadable Laser fonts and the new N-Font utility.

Includes 3 FREE downloadable Laser fonts and the new N-Font utility that lets you convert screen fonts to the new NFNT format.

Tell FontShare where to find the font you want (either on another disk, volume, file server, etc.) The next time you use that font, FontShare will automatically find and download it to any PostScript printer for you!

"If you haven't discovered FontShare yet, you owe it to yourself to do so right away." - Personal Publishing, May 1988

"FontShare can save you considerable time and effort." - MacWEEK, June 21, 1988

"FontShare is a wonderfully practical utility... we rate it this month's Best Buy!" - MACazine, July 1988

System Requirements

Mac System 6.0.2
Required CPU Mac Plus
Required RAM 512K

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Retail Box cover FontShare. Retail Box back FontShare.

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