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How to Find the Font from a Logo or Image

There is a very cool service called WhatTheFont which lets you detect the font used in a logo or image by just uploading it.

For a test I uploaded the Sizlopedia logo and after a quick scan the service gave a list of almost 20 closely matching font styles. Google OS used the Google logo as a test and WhatTheFont successfully detected its font at once.

WhatTheFont supports some common image formats like GIF, JPEG, TIFF, BMP, but you can’t upload images bigger than 360 x 275 pixels. It is a useful and handy service that can be used by designers to find the font from a logo or image on the fly.



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  • Kanak Bhandari May 31, 2008, 5:44 pm

    Great find DJ… Now rather than guessing and trying to match the font in Photoshop , I have a better option 🙂

  • Pratyush May 31, 2008, 8:20 pm

    Thats impressive buddy 😎 , will give it a try.

  • Cold Fire June 1, 2008, 1:18 pm

    Can’t we Download the fonts for free ? 🙁

  • Forest June 3, 2008, 3:16 am

    That is a great looking program. I have bookmarked it as I know I will need it at some point soon…

    Thanks a ton.

  • Tazmania January 9, 2009, 1:14 am


    Fonts free are here
    http://www.dafont.com or http://www.fontpark.net

  • Vinod February 10, 2009, 11:19 am

    this is what I’m looking for thank you. It save my time

  • Charanjit October 6, 2009, 12:30 pm

    Thanks alot

  • Dipti February 13, 2010, 6:28 am

    How do I get the font from a logo or image ?

  • Dipti February 13, 2010, 11:28 am

    How do I get the font from a logo or image ?

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