Universal Type Server

by Extensis

Universal Type Server is a cross-platform server application that provides centralized font management and synchronization for creative teams.

Operating system: Windows

Publisher: Extensis

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Universal Type Server

Universal Type Server is a powerful font management software solution designed to help creative and corporate professionals manage large volumes of fonts across multiple workstations and users. This comprehensive font management solution simplifies the process of organizing, distributing, and controlling font usage, ensuring that only approved fonts are used within a corporate environment.

Universal Type Server is an ideal solution for professionals who require a robust font management system for managing their entire font library. It provides powerful features such as a built-in font previewer, font activation tools, font family management, and advanced search capabilities. It also includes advanced features such as a customizable font library, version control, and user authentication.

Universal Type Server provides an efficient way to manage, share, and synchronize fonts across an organization.

Universal Type Server provides a comprehensive suite of features for font management. These features include:

• Font Previewer: View fonts before use with the built-in font previewer.

• Font Activation Tools: Activate fonts quickly and easily with the included activation tools.

• Font Family Management: Organize font families and manage their usage.

• Advanced Search Capabilities: Find fonts quickly with advanced search capabilities.

• Customizable Font Library: Create and store multiple font libraries.

• Version Control: Control font versions and ensure that the most up-to-date font is always used.

• User Authentication: Securely authenticate users to access the font library.

• Integration with Adobe Creative Suite: Integrate with Adobe Creative Suite to ensure font compatibility.

• Automated Updates: Automatically update the font library to ensure that the most current version is always in use.

• Remote Access: Access the font library from any location.

• Scalability: Easily scale the system to meet the needs of an expanding font library.

• Support for Multiple Platforms: Universal Type Server supports Mac, Windows, and Linux operating systems.


Universal Type Server is the perfect font management solution for creative and corporate professionals. It offers powerful features, robust security, and easy scalability to meet the needs of any size font library. With its advanced search capabilities and built-in font previewer, Universal Type Server makes it easy to quickly find and activate the perfect font for any project.
Universal Type Server requires the following for proper installation and operation:

1. Operating System: Windows Server 2012, Windows Server 2016, Windows Server 2019, or macOS Server 10.14.

2. Processor: Intel core i5 or higher.

3. Memory: 4 GB RAM or higher.

4. Available Hard Disk Space: 100 MB or higher.

5. Web Browser: Google Chrome, Safari, Firefox, or Edge.

6. Network Protocols: TCP/IP, UDP, and SMB/CIFS.

7. Database Engine: Microsoft SQL Server 2012, 2016, or 2019.

Allows centralized management of fonts, reducing time and effort.
Enforces font compliance, mitigating legal risks.
Enhances team collaboration through shared font libraries.

Steep learning curve, especially for non-technical users.
Lacks certain critical features, such as efficient file organization.
Tech support not always responsive or helpful.
image/svg+xmlBotttsPablo Stanleyhttps://bottts.com/Florian Körner Daniel Chill
1. Universal Type Server is a great software solution for managing font libraries across multiple users. 2. It is very user friendly and easy to set up. 3. The administrator panel is intuitive and provides great control over user access and font usage. 4. It allows for easy synchronization of fonts across multiple computers and platforms. 5. The integration with Adobe Creative Cloud is great for streamlining workflow. 6. The reporting feature provides excellent insight into font usage across the organization. 7. The user experience is excellent, with great search and filter capabilities. 8. The support provided by Extensis is great and they are always available to answer questions. 9. The pricing model is very reasonable, and the value for money is good. 10. The product is regularly updated with new features and bug fixes.
image/svg+xmlBotttsPablo Stanleyhttps://bottts.com/Florian Körner Leo Hanania
I've been using Universal Type Server for a few months now, and I have to say that it's been quite satisfatory so far, overall it's been a great experince.
image/svg+xmlBotttsPablo Stanleyhttps://bottts.com/Florian Körner Ewan Lecompte
Universal Type Server software is great for managing font libraries, but the UI could use some improvement in terms of usability.
image/svg+xmlBotttsPablo Stanleyhttps://bottts.com/Florian Körner Nathan Q.
image/svg+xmlBotttsPablo Stanleyhttps://bottts.com/Florian Körner Harrison Rozmiarek
Universal Type Server is a font management software that allows users to organize and distribute fonts across multiple platforms and devices. It offers features such as font activation, user and group permissions, font usage tracking, and font license compliance. The software ensures consistent use of fonts across teams and projects, and enables remote access to fonts for users working offsite. Additionally, it supports integration with Adobe Creative Cloud and other design applications.
image/svg+xmlBotttsPablo Stanleyhttps://bottts.com/Florian Körner Reece
Efficient font management, easy to use, reliable.
image/svg+xmlBotttsPablo Stanleyhttps://bottts.com/Florian Körner Oliver
Efficient, reliable font management.
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