How to identify fonts in images

  • Tried solutions that I found on the web
  • Asked in places like Reddit, Quora, and forums
  • Receive recommendations from designers

WhatFontIs

  • The software has by far the most extensive database in the industry, with over 790k fonts, both free and paid
  • Works with all font foundries, including Google Fonts
  • Find with both free and paid fonts
  • For each identified font, you get 60+ free and paid font alternatives
  • The tool is 100% free to use no matter how many fonts you want to identify
  • No registration is required
  • To identify fonts from websites, you have to install the Google Chrome Extension

MyFonts

  • Works fast
  • Service offers many similar fonts
  • Free to use
  • Without registration
  • You can consult with the online community to find the font
  • This service defines mostly paid fonts
  • The online community does not answer all the questions
  • Quite a small font database — 130k fonts
  • No font identification from websites

Fonts Ninja

Pros

  • Free to use with the browser extension and with the app’s trial version
  • You can find a font, their size, letter spacing, line height, and color
  • Try fonts on your computer in one click
  • Nice interface

Cons

  • No font identification from images
  • Only 20 fonts in the free trial
  • Small database

Real-life test

  • The name of the font that I wanted to identify
  • Price
  • Download link
  • 60+ free and paid font alternatives for each identified font

Conclusions

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