Pros and cons of font management systems

The job you're trying to do with any font management system is to keep track of the various – and sometimes hugely complex – licensing terms for the typefaces you use, whether you're a single self-employed designer or whether you're part of a multinational agency.

That means not just knowing that you bought a font legally, but that you can do all the things with it that you need to – use it commercially, deploy it in an app, embed it in a PDF to send to a printer, or whatever.

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