Cool fonts are the most important part of any designer’s toolbox. For every cool design you create or photograph you take, adding a cool font makes it pop even more to your audience. If you have an Apple iPhone or iPad, you have access to a bunch of tools that allow you to work on cool fonts and typography projects no matter where you are.
Some of the best free iPhone apps give you inspiration for finding fonts, some give you the opportunity to add fonts to your designs right from your device, and some even allow you to create your own cool fonts on-the-go. Here is a list of the top free iPhone apps for everything font related.
This is one of the best free iPhone apps that combines messaging with unique typographic styles. Typography lets you choose cool images of letters and send messages to your friends.
This mobile database app for cool fonts allows you to simultaneously browse websites like Fonts.com, Typekit, Fontdeck and Google to find the fonts that fit your designs the best.
Ampergram allows you to combine photos of cool fonts together to create your own typographic collages.
Fontli is a social networking service for people who appreciate cool fonts. It allows you to upload photos, tag fonts in them and share them with others. You can search a massive database to see fonts applied in real life situations.
This is a top free iPhone app that allows you to easily add fonts to your photos before uploading them to social media services like Instagram, Twitter and Facebook.
iFontMaker is an intuitive app that lets you draw by hand on your iPad or iPhone in order to develop your very own fonts for design projects. You can convert your projects on the app to TTF files to use on your computer in applications like Adobe Illustrator, InDesign and Photoshop.
If you are looking for the most comprehensive database of fonts available online, download FontBook to your iPhone immediately. It works like the WebMD of cool fonts and allows you to research and compare different typefaces with ease.
This is a neat app that gives you a grid on your mobile device and allows you to fill in squares until you build a font you like.