TOKYO (MacHouse) – FontsView is a Mac desktop application we first released in June, 2011. So it’s been at least 2 years old. It’s available for Windows as well as for iPad. In fact, we are pretty much done updating the Mac version to Version 2.
As you see in the screenshots above, the latest version isn’t that far off the ongoing version. Version 2 has been developed from scratch with Objective-C. Now, instead of a separate window, the favorite font list appears as a popover window. And you can now choose one of seven display background colors. Clicking on the CKB, the application will set the background color to checkerboard. There are several new features. One feature that we’ve adopted from the iPad version is comparison of fonts. You can now compare different styles over a separate window. If necessary, you can just grab a row of font style and move upwards or downwards.
So when will FontsView2 be available? Development is pretty much complete. We only have to write User’s Guide. So we will probably submit the application to Mac App Store tomorrow.