Adobe Photoshop unveils artificial intelligence tool to identify fonts from 20000 typefaces

Graphic designers, rejoice – the hours upon hours of struggling to figure out what a type face is will finally be over as Adobe is adding an artificial intelligence tool to help detect and identify fonts from any type of picture, sketch or screenshot. The DeepFont system features advanced machine-learning algorithms that send pictures of typefaces from Photoshop software on a user’s computer to be compared to a huge database of over 20,000 fonts in the cloud, and within seconds, results are sent back to the user, akin to the way the music discovery app Shazam works. “You highlight the text area that you are interested in being recognised, and it will give you a list of the top five fonts that match what you highlighted,” Anil Kamath, Adobe’s VP…


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