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It is not free. It costs $39.
At least free to try for 30 Days.
Afterwards, you can install it in a different directory?!
Ouuch. I'm sure this will make typefaces look better... The website design is also top class, HA HA. Sorry, but things like this really makes me laugh.
Wow, way to make some truly horrifying type disasters.
A lot of these features are available in photoshop anyway.
Wow, it's like flashing back to the Action Xchange circa Photoshop 5.0...
For the true type masochist!
Aldus Type Twister
“Those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it.”
Sadly, I remember all of them--the same way I remember the Tet Offensive of 1968.
Remembering them is one thing. Still using them is another.
Adobe Type Twister was an add-on centuries ago when I bought PageMaker -- it was dumb them, and even when Microsoft ported something similar to PowerPoint.
You can create quite simply a 3D button, a fade effect or an impressive frame around the text.
impressive is the word.
In the beginning there was... (and I'm sure the irony in their headline was well intended)
Ouch! The kerning!
Definitely not for the claustrophic!
Why pay expensive graphic design professionals when you can do it yourself for a fraction of the cost?
Carl I hope you are being sarcastic.
Ahhh, the 80s, x-heights on steroids, ITC tight spaced faces, then track'em-til-you-crack'm typesetting. Hard to believe but this kind of thing looked really normal then :-)
c'mon Carl, you left out the bevel & twist!
Mmmm.... Don'tcha love that 80's tightly tracked ITC Garamond.
I haven't seen that for a while – Isn't it time for a resurrection?
> this kind of thing looked really normal then
Actually I'm sad to say that it does live on:
I'd slap the guy who did that, except he's probably in his 60s...
That IS bad. And can someone please explain to me the appeal of Jack Black? I know we're off topic here but since this topic was such a non-starter I don't feel so bad.
Have you seen "Nacho Libre"? There's some pretty crappy things in it, but
there's also something very special about it - which I can't put my finger on.
Well no - I haven't seen that. I saw him in King Kong and a few other things and to me he's just a fat slob who's really full of himself. I could see how this would work in a broad comedy, but they seem to be marketing him as a romantic lead. That's what I don't get. As a lady... I say no thanks.
Many women like misfits because they're easier to control.
I'm glad to see that you don't seem to be one of them.
Yeah well lots of men like controlling women, unfortunately.
I generally prefer the misfits actually.
"I’d slap the guy who did that, except he’s probably in his 60s"
That's OK Hrant, I'm in my 60s, I'll slap him for you :-)
Actually, it was probably some young guy in his 20s doing what he thinks is a "cool retro thing".
So then you would have liked James Dean then Patty :-)
Nick's comment about "Mmmm…. Don’tcha love that 80’s tightly tracked ITC Garamond. I haven’t seen that for a while – Isn’t it time for a resurrection?"
Only if we're talking zombies and the Land of the Living Dead.... ;-)
And I'm with Patty -- I gave up on fat dumb slobs years ago too.
It could be worse:
Comic Sans + cheap and crappy type manipulation tool = the 7th circle of hell
Next week Holiday Inn will be using that thing as a logo but they won't pay Lex for it :-)
Story of my life, Chris.
You people crack me up! I keep coming back to typophile because the entertainment value here is so enormous... much of it is self-parody (which I guess is what I see in Jack Black – although actually the free poster for Nacho Libre was enough for me).
Actually, it was probably some young guy in his 20s doing what he thinks is a “cool retro thing”.
I think you're right on the money there, Chris.