If you do not have a valid license FontExplorer X Pro will run in a demo mode with a few limitations. You have 30 days to test the functionality and can activate the full version by purchasing a license.

Click here to download v4.2.4 or v5.5.2

FontExplorer X Pro 7.x (Mac)
Requires: macOS 10.13 or later

FontExplorer X Pro 3.6.1 (Win)
Requires: Microsoft Windows 10

FontExplorer X Pro 4.2.4 (Mac) Full Version for v1, v2 or v3 Upgrades Only
Requires: OS X 10.6 or later

The FontExplorer X Server software will not run without a license. If you want to testdrive it, please contact us to receive a demo license.

Download FontExplorer X Server 3 for Mac and Windows including FontExplorer X Pro Clients for Mac and Windows

Plug-Ins allow FontExplorer X Pro to auto-activate fonts within your favorite design apps. The latest and greatest plug-ins are available within the FontExplorer application, but if you need a previous version you can download it below.

Plug-In Downloads for macOS

Plug-in Bundles

  • Latest plug-in bundle – Includes Adobe CC 2021 and 2020 plug-ins. Does not include Photoshop or Quark plug-ins.

Adobe Illustrator

Adobe InDesign

Adobe Photoshop

Adobe InCopy


Plug-In Installation

To install a FontExplorer plug-in for any design application (include Adobe Creative Cloud apps), you can follow the general steps below.

  1. Download the plug-in that corresponds with your version of the application.
  2. Extract the plug-in from the downloaded zip file.
  3. Open the Applications folder on your system and locate the application for which you want to install the plug-in.
  4. For Adobe Creative Cloud: Within the folder for the application, locate the Plug-ins folder and move the downloaded plug-in file to the Plug-ins folder.
  5. For QuarkXPress: Right-click the application and select Show Package Contents. Within the new window, go to Contents » PlugIns » XTensions. Move the downloaded plug-in file to the XTensions folder.

That’s it! If you have any trouble, please contact our support team for help.

Online help has been introduced in Version 5 of FontExplorer X Pro for Mac and Version 3 of FontExplorer X Pro for Windows. Help that can be accessed via the help menu. For documentation of new features (What's New) or older documentation please see below.

Download FontExplorer® X Manuals and Documentation

Migrating from Extensis Suitcase Fusion to FontExplorer X Pro (ENG)
(PDF, 1.1 MB)

Kerberos Setup for FontExplorer X Server on Mac and Windows Operating Systems (ENG)
(PDF, 1.5 MB)

What's New in FontExplorer X Pro 5.5 for Mac (ENG)
(PDF, 2.6 MB)

What's New in FontExplorer X Pro 3.5 for Windows (ENG)
(PDF, 2.6 MB)

What's New in FontExplorer X Pro 5.0 (GER)
What's New in FontExplorer X Pro 5.0 (ENG)
(PDF, 3.3 MB)

What's New in FontExplorer X Pro 4.0 (GER)
What's New in FontExplorer X Pro 4.0 (ENG)
(PDF, 1.4 MB)

FontExplorer X Installation Guide for Server and Client
(PDF, 2.1 MB)

FontExplorer X Pro 3 User Guide Macintosh
(PDF, 10.1 MB)

FontExplorer X Pro 2.5 User Guide Macintosh
(English, PDF, 8.5 MB)

FontExplorer X Pro 2 User Guide Windows
(PDF, 2.8 MB)

FontExplorer X Server User Guide Macintosh
(PDF, 573 KB)

FontExplorer X Server User Guide Windows
(PDF, 573 KB)

FontExplorer X Server Administrator Guide
(PDF, 2.6 MB)

FontExplorer X Pro 7.1.2 for Mac OS X
MacOS 10.13 and Later(.dmg, 84 MB)

FontExplorer X Pro 6.0.9 for Mac OS X
Mac OS X 10.9.5, 10.10, 10.11 & macOS 10.12, 10.13 and 10.14 (.dmg, 36.7 MB)

FontExplorer X Pro 5.5.2 for Mac OS X
Mac OS X 10.8, 10.9.5, 10.10 & 10.11 (.dmg, 22.6 MB)

FontExplorer X Pro 4.2.4 for Mac OS X
Mac OS X 10.6, 10.7, 10.8, 10.9.5 & 10.10 (.dmg, 33.2 MB)

FontExplorer X Pro 3.5.5 for Windows
Microsoft Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows 10 (.zip, 105.4 MB)

FontExplorer X Pro 3.6.0 for Windows
Microsoft Windows 10 (.zip, 98.2 MB)