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PopChar X 7.6 Now Supports Unicode 9.0

Ergonis Software has released PopChar X 7.6, an update to the company’s award-winning tool for finding and inserting special characters and exploring fonts. PopChar X 7.6 supports Unicode 9.0, the most recent major update to the Unicode Standard.

 

PopChar X 7.6 Now Supports Unicode 9.0

Unicode 9.0 adds 7,500 characters, for a total of 128,172 characters. These additions include six new scripts and 72 new emoji characters, such as new smilies and people, animals and nature, and food and drink. The new Unicode standard has been defined only recently, and fonts that support it have yet to be developed, but PopChar 7.6 is already prepared for releases of fonts that contain the new characters.

Version 7.6 also launches faster, and improves scroll position and highlighting when showing a character in its Unicode context. The update also adds further improvements and enhancements that improve overall stability and compatibility with third-party applications like MS Word.

 

PopChar X can be purchased securely on the Ergonis Software website. The upgrade to PopChar X 7.6 is free for anyone who owns a license for PopChar X 7 or purchased a license for PopChar X 6 on or after March 1st 2014. Upgrade paths are available for customers who purchased their license before that date.

Insider’s FFontAgent 7 Offers New UI, Multi-Computer Sync, Detailed Font Info

Insider Software has released FontAgent 7 for Mac. The update sports a modern and highly informative UI with new and updated versions of its popular slide show, compare, glyph, waterfall, character set, paragraph, metadata and custom text viewers.

FontAgent 7 is available in a standalone edition and in a cloud-based sync subscription that shares fonts across users, machines and projects while ensuring that users always have access to their fonts and the latest available software.

The update offers:

  • All-New, Modern Interface
  • Powerful New Font Viewers
  • Explore Fonts with New Table View
  • Centralized Font Library
  • More Font Information Than Ever
  • Find Fonts Faster
  • Simple, Efficient Font Activation
  • Print and Export Your Fonts
  • Manage Subscription and System Fonts
  • Instantly Share and Sync Fonts with FontAgent Sync

 

Perpetual licenses for FontAgent 7 are also available for US $99 (USD) per user. Existing FontAgent 6 users can purchase V7 upgrades or opt for a FontAgent Sync subscription for $59. For more information about FontAgent 7 and Sync, visit Insider Software online. Free 30-day trials are available for download.

Fonts Manager 3 – The Complete Font Management System for Mac

Match Software has released Fonts Manager 3 for Apple OS X El Capitan and macOS Sierra. Fonts Manager is a complete font management system for users who need to manage large font collections.

 

Fonts Manager 3 - The Complete Font Management System for Mac

It supports instant activation of single fonts or entire folders, support of iCloud Drive, DropBox and Google Drive, and compatible with Adobe Creative Cloud and QuarkXPress. Each font can be visualized in continuous sizes 8-500 with the user own phrases.

The developers say the app has been used to manage font collections of over 100,000 fonts, with no noticeable slow down. Fonts can be immediately accessed via their beginning letter, and a fast search function is also available.

 

Fonts Manager 3 is $19.99 for download delivery. Fonts Manager 3 is immediately available in the Mac App Store, as well as on the Fonts Manager site, where users can download a fully functional 30 days evaluation copy. Fonts Manager is offered in English, French and Spanish.

PopChar X 7.5 for Mac OS X Offers Emoji Characters

Ergonis Software has released PopChar X 7.5 for Mac OS X, an improved version of the company’s award-winning tool for finding and inserting special characters and exploring fonts. The new version adds support for finding and inserting special characters and exploring fonts.

PopChar X 7.5 adds support for combined emojis in the Apple Color Emoji font. These symbols are created by linking multiple emoji characters with a special “zero width joiner” character. Up to eight different characters are needed to create such combinations. For example, the family symbol with a man, a woman, and a boy consists of seven Unicode characters. With PopChar, you do not need to know the required sequences and how to generate them. Just look at the “Combined Emojis” section of Apple Color Emoji and click one of the symbols to insert it in your document.

PopChar X 7.5 also enhances the “Font Info” view, which¬† contains information about the font format. The keyboard shortcut for opening the PopChar window may now include the enter key, and starting a search for characters no longer requires to select the search field first.

PopChar X can be purchased securely on the Ergonis Software website. The upgrade to PopChar X 7.5 is free for anyone who owns a license for PopChar X 7 or purchased a license for PopChar X 6 on or after March 1st 2014.