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Review: Aller Standard is a quirky, charming sans serif font

Originally created for the Danish School of Media and Journalism, Aller Standard Edition is free in three weights for small businesses. This sans serif font looks professional without being boring.

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Review: Museo Slab font conveys modernity without flightiness

Slab serif typeface Museo Slab looks up-to-date and rock-solid at the same time. The regular and Italic 500 versions are free, and many other weight are available for purchase.

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Review: Jura font looks great big, but reads well small

Interesting enough for posters but legible enough for small print, Ed Merritt's donationware font Jura is great go-to font.

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Review: KR Harvest Dings add Thanksgiving icons to your docs

Season your Thanksgiving decorations and communications with these distinctive dingbats. Leaves, pilgrim hats, turkeys, and all the trimmings come together in this font.

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Review: Twilight NewMoon font is a timeless beauty

Watching the hours until the next Twilight movie's debut? Hiding in bright sunlight to avoid it? Either way, this beautiful and elegant homage font deserves a long life.

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Review: Autumn Gifts font evokes a bountiful harvest

Display font Autumn Gifts uses acorns, corn, and leaves to make letters for a seasonal display.

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Review: FontAgent Pro 5 industrial-strength font manager now offers cloud option

Version 5 adds helpful new features to an already powerful feature set, and an attractive CloudServer subscription option that eliminates upgrade fees and gives you access to a powerful online font server hosted by Insider Software.

Hands-on with Paper 1.2.1: Colors and pressure support give drawings new life

Associate editor Serenity Caldwell takes drawing app Paper's newest update, with its color-mixer add-on and support for Ten One's Pogo Connect pressure-sensitive stylus, for a spin.

Suitcase Fusion 4 breaks new ground for Web and print publishing

Smoother Creative Suite integration and a step forward for Web fonts are hallmarks of Suitcase Fusion 4.

Pholium for iPad

This iPad photo book creation tool offers some cool features, but not enough to compete with analogous publication or photo editing services.

TypeStyler 11 sports new grunge styles, better documentation, lower price

While the new grunge styles, social media export capabilities, and help systems are welcome improvements, it's the combination of those features with the dramatically lower price that gives version 11 the highest value of any release of TypeStyler.

Use Shapes to organize and design flow charts

Shapes lets you draw organizational and flow charts with a variety of shapes, lines, and arrows. It has a beautiful, elegant-looking interface that is supremely Mac-like, with a multi-faceted Inspector that lets you tweak line widths and styles, line and fill colors, text, and even fill a shape with an image.

Fireworks CS6 mobile design focus forms linchpin of new strategy

Fireworks CS6 has numerous advantages as a Web design environment, including an extensive symbol library, hooks with Dreamweaver, and enhanced support for CSS.