TrueType has been conceptualized by Apple around 1980 to compete against the Type 1 fonts created by Adobe at that time. Today, the font is mostly used by graphic designers as the pixel-level of this font is really precise in quality. The font is used by installation but becomes a big inconvenient when there are a lot of fonts that are being installed on the computer.
Example of a text typed in TrueType font:
There is a simple solution online that allows the user to manage his fonts with operating systems like Windows 95, Windows 98 and Windows NT. The program is called The Font Thing is available at http://members.ozemail.com.au/~scef/tft.html
Features of The Font Thing
The features of this freeware enclose the following:
Allows the user to browse for installed and not yet installed fonts
The user will be able to browse fonts that are found in subfolders as a single collective list
To view sample text and individual characters with the colors chosen by the user
To alter sample text or easily exchange between your own standard text samples
Display of the fonts information
Printing of the font samples
Possibility to add notes to the fonts
Installing and removing a number of fonts at the same time
The possibility to load and unload various fonts and use them temporarily
Duplicate and erase a number of fonts at once
Renaming of font files to avoid conflicting file names
Filtering fonts so that they accord their type
Regroup the fonts into collections to ease the management
How to use it
Once you have downloaded the program, all you have to do is to:
Step 1: Search in the left column of the program and click the Browse tab.
Step 2: You can now choose the folder containing your fonts that are usually in a .TFF format
Step 3: Once done, right-click on the font name and choose the "Load" option
Step 4: The font will now be available within your fonts database.
Step 5: If the font does not appear in the folder yet, restart the program again. this should solve the issue.