A Tool Comparing Two Fonts

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Sevag B. Martouni's picture
Joined: 10 Oct 2010 - 2:38am
A Tool Comparing Two Fonts
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I see many graphic designer talk about [[http://tiff.herokuapp.com/|this new tool]] which lets you compare two fonts and I'd like to see what professional type designers and typophiles think about it. Is there a need for an app like this?

Sander Pedersen's picture
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Joined: 22 Jun 2013 - 8:44am
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Some typefaces don’t align on the same baseline for me, so they’re hard to compare. I prefer to just lay them over each other like that in Illustrator, but I could see the need for comparing with fonts that I don’t own.

Nick Shinn's picture
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Joined: 8 Jul 2003 - 11:00am
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No use to me.

Russell McGorman's picture
Joined: 25 May 2006 - 10:01am
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With either my graphic designer hat or my type designer hat on, anytime I want to compare fonts, I want to do it in a lot more detail than is available here (or over a broader range of glyphs and in context so as to see metrics, colour & etc.