WhatTheFont

Tips for optimal results:

  • - Try to get the text as horizontal as possible.
  • - Letters should be around 100 pixels tall in your image
  • - Make sure letters aren't touching each other.

Image suggestions

The number of characters in your scanned image makes a significant difference in the accuracy of the search results.

Max components (characters): 50

If you are identifying a font that is very similar to others:

use as many characters as possible or a total of 23 andl use characters that are unique to this font

If possible, space the characters apart more than normal

Max image size is 400,000 pixels (width x height)

ideal max. size of the containing NO descenders:

120 pixels x 1666 pixels

ideal max. size of file containing descenders:

160 pixels x 1250 pixels

Scan images at 300 dpi

Best file format: Tiff, Grayscale, 300 dpi