MainType – Changelog

  • MainType 11.0.0.1274 [August 23, 2022]

    • Fixed row height issue with mixed dpi monitors
    • Fixed background image color issue in Dark Theme
    • Fixed rare issue related to processing corrupt fonts
    • Fixed search by flaw
    • Added support for drag-n-drop font families
    • Several other improvements
  • MainType 11.0.0.1268 [May 21, 2021]

    • Fixed save layout issue
    • Fixed rare variable font load issue
    • Fixed a rare issue where the software hangs due to a bug introduced in an earlier version
    • Several minor improvements
  • MainType 11.0.0.1265 [May 19, 2021]

    • Improved support for variable fonts with axis sliders
    • Improved support for OpenType layout features
    • Improved network support
    • Updated list of registered foundries
    • Several other minor improvements
  • MainType 10.0.0.1239 [August 27, 2020]

    • Improved support for variable fonts
    • Added a swap colors button to the sample panel
    • Several other minor improvements
  • MainType 10.0.0.1235 [July 24, 2020]

    • Fixed preview draw issue with unloaded fonts
    • Added vertical scrollbar to OpenType layout features in Sample panel
    • Redesigned and improved find character feature
  • MainType 10.0.0.1229 [July 14, 2020]

    • New OpenType layout features in Sample panel
    • New Note panel to add a custom note to your fonts
    • New dark theme
    • Show sample text
    • Improved high DPI support
    • Improved PANOSE output
    • Added Safe Mode, so you can delete fonts that are causing trouble
    • Update vendor information
    • Expanded custom views with a total of 3 features
    • More metrics in Information panel
    • Numerous enhancements and improvements
  • MainType 9.0.0.1207 [February 21, 2020]

    • Fixed link to user manual in Welcome dialog
    • Reduced error reporting in case the font editor raises an exception or crashes
  • MainType 9.0.0.1203 [February 17, 2020]

    • Several performance improvements
  • MainType 9.0.0.1199 [February 7, 2020]

    • Font family is now used for both sort and search; used to be full font name
    • Fixed bug related to copy/move font resources
    • Improved high DPI support
    • Other user interface improvements
  • MainType 9.0.0.1183 [January 23, 2020]

    • Fixed an issue with features field in custom views
    • New option to delete root folder from groups view
    • Improved high DPI support
    • Improved check for updates
  • MainType 9.0.0.1181 [January 14, 2020]

    • Major performance improvement related to sync folders with a lot of font folders
    • More stability improvements
    • Improved behaviour related to show zoom popup option
  • MainType 9.0.0.1177 [January 10, 2020]

    • Fixed an issue with resource field in custom views
    • Fixed an issue within font indexer that could cause an endless loop
    • Fixed a rare stability issue that could crash the software
    • Fixed issue within progress information panel
    • Improved high DPI support
  • MainType 9.0.0.1163 [December 12, 2019]

    • New option to copy font information to clipboard
    • Several enhancements and bug fixes
  • MainType 9.0.0.1151 [July 17, 2019]

    • Smart font install
    • Select duplicates feature
    • Speed improvements due to new font preview cache
    • Improved display of similar fonts
    • Unicode 12.1 support
    • Fully compatible with Windows 10 May 2019 Update (version 1903)
    • Numerous enhancements and improvements
  • MainType 8.0.0.1135 [April 16, 2018]

    • Fixed issue with font previews
  • MainType 8.0.0.1134 [April 3, 2018]

    • Fixed registry startup issue
  • MainType 8.0.0.1132 [February 22, 2018]

    • Fixed issue with 32 bit installer
    • Several minor enhancements
  • MainType 8.0.0.1127 [January 21, 2018]

    • Fixed rare issue (known as problem 0x73846223)
  • MainType 8.0.0.1126 [January 19, 2018]

    • Fixed issue with InDesign CS6 plugin
    • Fixed rare upgrade issue
  • MainType 8.0.0.1125 [January 18, 2018]

    • Fixed rare issue "Cannot convert NULL field to INTEGER"
    • Fixed plugin signature check
    • Fixed issue with opening type 1 font location
    • Fixed rare issue with installing type 1 fonts
    • Fixed issue within update check feature
    • Updated the manual
  • MainType 8.0.0.1122 [January 17, 2018]

    • Support for variable fonts
    • New icon set (and improved High DPI / Large Fonts support)
    • New font properties (Classification, Panose, Kern, and OpenType Features)
    • Updated the font foundry list
    • New Adobe InDesign CC plugins (2017 and 2018)
    • New option to open font file location in explorer
    • Enhanced delete fonts functionality
    • New go to codepoint feature in character grid
    • Importing and exporting tags and ratings

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