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Adobe Fonts, formerly known as Adobe Typekit, is a font subscription service included as part of Adobe Creative Cloud membership.[1]


FeaturesEdit

Adobe Fonts allows websites to access to Adobe's web fonts through the @font-face property, which requires JavaScript and CSS support.[2] Free membership provides access to a basic font collection while paid subscription opens access to the entire Adobe Type library.[1]

Product historyEdit

Typekit logo

Original Typekit logo

Typekit was originally launched in November 2009 by Small Batch,[2] which was founded by the designers of Google Analytics.[3] The company renamed itself to Typekit Inc. in February 2011, and was acquired by Adobe Systems in October 2011.[4] Adobe Typekit was rebranded as Adobe Fonts on October 15, 2018.[5]

ReferencesEdit

  1. 1.0 1.1 Typekit is now Adobe Fonts and part of all Creative Cloud plans by Frederic Lardinois, TechCrunch. October 15, 2018-10-15.
  2. 2.0 2.1 TypeKit launches, hopes to save typography on the Web by Ivan Beres, TechCrunch. 2009-11-11.
  3. Typekit Offers a New Approach to Fonts on the Web by Josh Catone, Mashable. 2009-05-28.
  4. Adobe Acquires Web Typography Innovator Typekit, Adobe Systems. 2011-10-03. Archived 2011-10-05.
  5. Time for a change: Typekit has become Adobe Fonts, Adobe Typekit Blog. 2018-10-15.

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