updated 12:25 pm EDT, Tue September 9, 2003
Extensis today released , a new version of its popular font management tool. Suitcase X1 offers functions for managing, previewing and activating fonts in Mac OS X. Users can preview fonts before activation, add keywords and styles for each font, search for fonts, detect and repair corrupt fonts (using FontDoctor technology), find duplicate fonts, and auto-activate fonts within QuarkXPress 6 (as well as InDesign and Illustrator). The English version is available for $130 with upgrades starting at $50 and $60 for previous owners of Suitcase and FontReserve, respectively. French, German and Japanese versions are due by the end of the year.