Font Box shows previews and further informations for all fonts shipped with iOS - for the currently running version as well as for previous versions (starting with iPhone OS 2.1). Font Box also shows detailed informations about a font's metrics as well as its availability in pevious versions of iOS.

You can choose between numerous different sample texts and pangrams to check the availability of special characters used in different languages, for example german umlauts or french diacritics.

A general survey of all fonts shipped since iPhoneOS 2.1 including their availability in various other iOS versions is also available. This makes FontBox a great help for searching suitable fonts when developing new iOS apps.

Font collections are available for these iPhoneOS / iOS versions:
  • iPhone OS 2.1
  • iPhone OS 3.1.3
  • iPhone OS 3.2.2 (iPad)
  • iOS 4.3.5
  • iOS 5.0
  • iOS 5.1
  • iOS 6.0
  • iOS 7.0
  • iOS 7.1
  • iOS 8.0
June 2014 (Version 2.3.2)

iPhone / iPod touch

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iPad / iPad mini

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Errors happen and may not always be found in time, so if you should find one or if you are missing an important feature, feel free to add it to the Bugtracker.

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More detailed informations may be available on the bug tracker.

System Requirements

FontBox Version 2.3.2:

  • iOS Version 5.1.1 or later
  • System requirements for iOS 5.1.1
  • Version History

    Version 2.3.2

    Published on June 07, 2014

    Version 2.3.1

    Published on March 14, 2014

    Version 2.3

    Published on November 21, 2013

    Version 2.2.1

    Published on August 13, 2013

    Version 2.2

    Published on July 18, 2013

    Version 2.1

    Published on February 13, 2013

    Version 2.0

    Published on January 06, 2013

    Version 1.6.1

    Published on December 21, 2012

    Version 1.6

    Published on December 14, 2012

    Version 1.5

    Published on August 26, 2012

    Version 1.4

    Published on August 15, 2012

    Version 1.3

    Published on July 11, 2012

    Version 1.2

    Published on June 21, 2012

    Version 1.1

    Published on April 07, 2012



    Although FontBox is being developed with the utmost care and intensively tested before being published, I cannot guarantee the suitability of this program for any purpose not described on this website. No warranty can be assumed for the performance and flawlessness of the software for all usage conditions and cases and for the results produced when utilized by the user. FontBox is provided "as is", without warranty of any kind.

    Please keep in mind that the release of new versions on the App Store takes some time to to pass the review process, so bugfixes will not be immediately available after the respective entries on the Bugtracker have been marked as "done". The current average review time of the App Store (as a rough guide value) is available on reviewtimes.shinydevelopment.com.