Extensis Releases Universal Type Server 5; Font Server Compatible with Apple OS X Yosemite, Adobe Creative Cloud

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New font server designed to tightly fit into modern design environments; helps organisations effectively manage fonts and mitigate legal risks

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For companies working with large collections of fonts, a solution to manage them is not only critical for efficiency, but also for preventing costly font licensing issues.

Extensis® announced today the immediate availability of Universal Type Server 5, the latest version of the professional-grade font server which helps organisations manage, organise, and distribute their font libraries. Offering compatibility with the recent release of Apple® OS X® Yosemite and Adobe® Creative Cloud™ 2014, Universal Type Server 5 integrates in with the latest technologies on the market, enabling organisations to effectively manage fonts in modern design environments.

“For companies working with large collections of fonts, a solution to manage them is not only critical for efficiency, but also for preventing costly font licensing issues,” said Chris Meyer, Sr. Product Manager for Font Management at Extensis. “Universal Type Server 5 is built to make font management and font compliance simple, for both IT administrators and creative teams.”

Highlights in Universal Type Server 5:

  •     Reliable Font Centralisation and Synchronisation: With font collections that can easily reach into the tens of thousands, creative teams need a reliable location to securely store and distribute fonts to all members of the team. Universal Type Server 5 is built to meet the challenge of enterprise font management.
  •     Apple OS X Yosemite Compatible: Built for Apple’s recently release OS X Yosemite, the Universal Type Client also includes retina-crisp font previews in an immediately intuitive and friendly interface.
  •     Optimised for Adobe Creative Cloud 2014: Optimised for direct integration of font management into Adobe Photoshop®, Adobe InDesign® and Adobe Illustrator® to manage fonts in professional design workflows.
  •     Enhanced Reliability: Font problems can take precious time to resolve. The prompt delivery and activation of fonts is essential to professional creative users. Extensis teams combed user feedback to focus engineering work to update and resolve any potential font roadblocks, resulting in a more productive and enjoyable font management experience.

To learn more about all the features in Universal Type Server 5, click here.

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Pricing & Availability

Universal Type Server 5 is available immediately in three versions: Lite, Professional and Enterprise. Upgrades from Universal Type Server Professional 4 to Universal Type Server Professional 5, including client upgrades, will be available free-of-charge to existing Universal Type Server Professional customers under a current annual service agreement (ASA). Universal Type Server Lite has an estimated retail price from US $1395, with an upgrade price from $698 US.

Pricing for Professional and Enterprise editions is available from Extensis corporate sales.

Universal Type Server is available in English, French, German, Spanish and Italian.

About Extensis
Celebrating more than two decades in business, Extensis® is a leading developer of software and services for creative professionals and workgroups. Their solutions streamline workflows, securely manage digital assets and fonts, and control corporate typographic branding. Used by hundreds of Fortune 5000 companies, Extensis’ award-winning server and desktop products include: Extensis Portfolio™ for digital asset management, Universal Type Server® for server-based font management, and Suitcase Fusion® for single-user font management. Founded in 1993, Extensis is based in Portland, Oregon, and the United Kingdom. For additional information, visit http://www.extensis.com

© Celartem, Inc. d.b.a. Extensis All rights reserved. Extensis and the Extensis logo mark, Suitcase Fusion, Fontspiration, Portfolio, Portfolio NetPublish, Portfolio Flow and Universal Type Server are trademarks or registered trademarks of Extensis in the United States of America, Canada, the European Union and/or other countries. This list of trademarks is not exhaustive. Other trademarks, registered trademarks, product names, company names, brands and service names mentioned herein are property of Extensis or other respective owners.

Apple and Apple OS X are trademarks of Apple Inc., registered in the U.S. and other countries.
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