Graphic Artists Get Updated Tool For Designing Logos

Blue Line Studios has updated their logo creation and design assistant, Logotype Maker, to version 2.0. Logotype Maker allows users to visually examine what font type and style might be best suited for a particular logo design. According to Blue Line Studios:

Blue Line Studios today announced the release of LogotypeMaker 2.0 Pro for Macintosh.

LogotypeMakeris main function is the typesetting of a text string using all the useris activated fonts. The applicationis purpose is to help graphics professionals choosing an appropriate typeface in the early stages of creating a logotype. Itis possible to save (print) a postscript file to disk which can be run through Acrobat Distiller; the resulting PDF can then be opened in Illustrator or FreeHand.

Version 2 Pro has some interesting additions:

  • Boolean sorting of fonts after user-defined criteria like "Bold", "BoldCondensed", "LightItalicExtended", etc.
  • Typesetting of user-selected fonts
  • Application preference settings like print margins
  • Appending fonts lists from other native files
  • Undo/Redo command
  • Slide show window, showing the fonts list frame-by-frame, including print feature
  • Drag & drop support for native documents.

Logotype Maker is available for US$25. You can find more information at the Blue Line Studios Web site.