Two handy font plugins in one week??! What are the odds!
The free FontShop Plugin lets you preview any of our 150,000 fonts, in the context of your own artwork in Adobe Photoshop or Adobe Illustrator (CS5, CS5.5 and CS6). This is a great new way to find the perfect typographic fit for your project.
Toronto illustrator Frank Ferrao created a smart little extension for Photoshop and Illustrator:
This tiny little software was designed out of frustration from looking at the words ‘Sample Text’ in Adobe applications and imagining the copy in that font. As you will see the application is super simple and has no bells and whistles. It is not a font manager. It is a font preview extension for the designer in the trenches churning out logo’s, mockups and layouts on the fly. (via Preview Fonts Adobe Cs: Flash Illustrator Photoshow fireworks)
Hey Mac folks: this handy chart (and you can also view it in “table” mode.. just click the tab on the far right of the page) helps you understand if OS X Lion will work with your current desktop apps… including the beasts from Adobe.