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With Prizmo you use your iPhone camera, point and shoot camera, or DSLR to capture images of documents, and then the software uses optical character recognition (OCR) to turn the scans into editable text.
Pixel perfection is the objective of every app developer, but it is not always possible, or even desirable. PaintCode allows you to bring vector images right into your code, and provides a number of interesting features that could change the way you program.
If you sometimes need to create quick diagrams for work, Gliffy is a great tool to bookmark.
Aimed squarely at a technical crowd of developers and designers, Black Pixel's file-comparison app comes with great features and easy integration into existing workflows.
Comic Sans grabbed the collective imagination of millions of Windows users, and it's maintained that stranglehold for nearly a decade. It's time to help this chirpy standby go the way of the Macarena.
If you need to take a lot of screenshots, Snagit is a full-featured image and video screen capture application that should be at the top of your consideration list of screen capture apps.
DK Au Revoir is a handwritten font that has style and flair, with subliminal don't-mess-with-me undertones.
Precise yet lighthearted, Architect's Daughter is a font that plays well at larger sizes.
Tough but charming, HVD Comic Serif makes Comic Sans look like a wimpy Silver Age bad guy. It's well-designed, and will work in any context for which it's appropriate.
Sans serif typeface Lexia is friendly, legible, and playful without being a kids' menu item. This strong typeface is suitable for older readers, if not for business reports.
Crisp and futuristic, Laconic is a quietly arresting typeface.
Snapz certainly gets the job done, but there are alternate choices that are both better and less expensive.
A consistent typeface on all your communications makes your business look organized—but that font had better match your business's image. We look at five fonts to help you build your brand without breaking the bank.