WOBURN, Mass., & BAD HOMBURG, Germany, Aug 03, 2010 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Monotype Imaging Holdings Inc. (Nasdaq: TYPE), a leading global provider of text imaging solutions, and its subsidiary, Linotype GmbH, have introduced new versions of their award-winning FontExplorer® X font management solution. FontExplorer X Pro 2.5.1 for Macintosh® systems and FontExplorer X Server 1.5.2 for Mac® and Windows® platforms are available immediately from www.fontexplorerx.com.
FontExplorer X Pro plug-ins for Adobe CS5
The newly revised software for client computers contains plug-ins that automatically activate fonts when used with Adobe® Photoshop®, InDesign® and Illustrator® applications from Adobe's Creative Suite® 5 Master Collection software. The latest version of FontExplorer X Pro also contains improvements related to the server menu and offline use.
FontExplorer X Server enhancements for Windows environments
FontExplorer X Server 1.5.2 brings the same facilities and characteristics of its Mac version to workgroup administrations operating in Windows environments. Users are greeted with a completely revised user interface of the server-system setting, and an improved backup function is now available. In addition, Windows administrators can now create master-slave configurations to optimize performance, such as regulating access to fonts hierarchically in order to distribute the server load among several devices. Workgroup administration for both Mac and Windows environments is handled through FontExplorer X Pro for the Mac.
Availability and pricing
Available for Macintosh computers running Mac OS® X 10.4 or later and available in English and German, FontExplorer X Pro 2.5.1 may be downloaded and purchased from www.fontexplorerx.com for $79 U.S. or 79 EUR (including VAT), or 59 GBP (excluding VAT) for a single user license. A 30-day trial version of FontExplorer X Pro is also available to download for new customers.
Available for Mac OS X 10.4 or later and available in English and German, pricing for FontExplorer X Server 1.5.2 starts at $1,599 U.S., 1,199 EUR (plus VAT) or 999 GBP for a server license that includes 10 FontExplorer X Pro client licenses (excluding VAT).
Existing FontExplorer X Pro and Server customers may obtain the newest editions free of charge through the update function of their installed software.
Further information can be found at www.fontexplorerx.com. Customers in Europe may contact Linotype in Germany at +49 (0) 6172 484-418. Customers in the U.S. may contact Monotype Imaging toll-free at 800-424-8973. UK customers may dial (+44 0)1737 765959 or 001781 970-6020, option 2. Customers in other parts of the world may contact Linotype at +49 (0) 6172 484-418.
Linotype GmbH, based in Bad Homburg, Germany and a wholly owned subsidiary of Monotype Imaging Holdings Inc., looks back onto a history of more than 120 years. Building on its strong heritage, Linotype develops state-of-the-art font technology and offers more than 10,000 typefaces, covering the whole typographic spectrum from antique to modern, from east to west, and from classical to experimental. All typefaces (in PostScript® and TrueType® format as well as more than 7,000 fonts in the OpenType® format) are now also available for instant download at www.linotype.com. In addition to supplying digital fonts, Linotype also offers comprehensive and individual consultation and support services for font applications in worldwide (corporate) communication.
About Monotype Imaging
Monotype Imaging combines technology with design to help the world communicate. Based in Woburn, Mass. with offices in the U.S., Europe and Asia, Monotype Imaging brings text imaging and graphical user interface capabilities to consumer electronics devices such as laser printers, copiers, mobile phones, digital televisions, set-top boxes, navigation devices, digital cameras, e-book readers and consumer appliances. The company also provides printer drivers and color imaging solutions to printer manufacturers and OEMs (original equipment manufacturers). Monotype Imaging technologies are combined with access to more than 13,000 typefaces from the Monotype®, Linotype® and ITC® typeface libraries - home to some of the world's most widely used designs, including the Times New Roman®, Helvetica® and ITC Franklin Gothic™ typefaces. Fonts are licensed to creative, business and Web professionals through e-commerce portals, direct and indirect sales and custom design services. Monotype Imaging offers industry-standard font solutions that support all of the world's major languages. Information about Monotype Imaging can be found at www.monotypeimaging.com.
Linotype and FontExplorer are trademarks of Linotype GmbH registered in the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office and may be registered in certain jurisdictions. Monotype is a trademark of Monotype Imaging Inc. registered in the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office and may be registered in certain jurisdictions. Times New Roman is a trademark of The Monotype Corp. registered in the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office and may be registered in certain other jurisdictions. Helvetica is a trademark of Linotype Corp. registered in the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office and may be registered in certain jurisdictions in the name of Linotype Corp. or its licensee Linotype GmbH. ITC is a trademark of International Typeface Corp. registered in the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office and may be registered in certain jurisdictions. ITC Franklin Gothic is a trademark of International Typeface Corp. and may be registered in certain jurisdictions. Macintosh, Mac, Mac OS and TrueType are trademarks of Apple Inc. registered in the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office and other countries. Adobe, Creative Suite, Photoshop, InDesign, Illustrator and PostScript are registered trademarks or trademarks of Adobe Systems Inc. in the U.S. and/or other countries. OpenType is either a trademark or registered trademark of Microsoft Corp. in the U.S. and/or other countries. All other trademarks are the property of their respective owners. © 2010 Monotype Imaging Holdings Inc. All rights reserved.
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SOURCE: Monotype Imaging Inc.
Monotype Imaging Inc.
Vikki Quick, 781-970-6115
Lorenz Schirmer, +49 (0) 6172 484-470
Monotype Imaging Ltd.
Julie Strawson, +44 (0) 1737 781624
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