Connect Fonts desktop for Macintosh: 23.0.4
Connect Fonts desktop for Windows: 23.0.4
The Connect Fonts desktop application replaces Suitcase Fusion. Connect Fonts adds web-based font activation and includes some web-only features.
Prematurely logged out of Connect Fonts
With user help, we have identified additional conditions where a user can be logged out.
If you experience something like this, we’d like to hear about it. Please use the Feedback link in the Connect Fonts Web app, or report your issue using this form: https://help.extensis.com/hc/en-us/requests/new/.
(Mac) Added options for creating or selecting a vault when logging in as a different user
When you attempt to log in to the Connect Fonts desktop app as a different user, you’re told you need to create a new vault or select an existing one for the user logging in.
We have added buttons to facilitate this directly from the message.
Logged out of Connect Fonts shortly after login
We have addressed several issues that could cause a user to be logged out almost immediately after logging in. We thank the users who have experienced this behavior for their feedback and especially their patience.
We believe we have covered every case where this could be happening but if you see this behavior, even if greatly reduced from the past, we’d like to hear about it. Please use the Feedback link in the Connect Fonts Web app, or report your issue using this form: https://help.extensis.com/hc/en-us/requests/new/.
We addressed an issue where many users were being asked to log in every time they started the Connect Fonts desktop app. [TS-3286]
We added two toolbar buttons to easily switch between the desktop application and the Connect Fonts Web application.
will open your browser and log you in to Connect Fonts.
will open the browser, log you in, and display information about new web-only features.
On macOS 12, some fonts managed by Connect Fonts are not displayed correctly in the Apple applications Pages, Numbers, and Keynote. The font menu in the Format Inspector shows question marks for font names, and the document itself displays text with overlapping characters.
There are still unknowns about whether this happens only in macOS 12 that has been upgraded from macOS 11, and whether it only happens with PostScript fonts. If you are experiencing a problem like this, please submit a support request indicating that you are experiencing an issue with fonts in an Apple application on macOS 12.
The Extensis Font Panel in Adobe Photoshop does not run natively on Apple silicon systems. If you need the Font Panel in Photoshop on a Mac with Apple silicon, you can run Photoshop using Rosetta. See this article for information.
Adobe recently released After Effects for Macs with Apple silicon. The Connect Fonts auto-activation plug-in for After Effects is built for Intel-based Macs. In order to use font auto-activation in After Effects on an Apple silicon system, you can run After Effects using Rosetta.