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These are the best free font sites on the web.

04
This Japanese foundry has some great pixel fonts.

Cape-Arcona
Excellent German foundry offering 10+ free fonts for Windows & Mac.

Eutypoce
Japanese foundry offering the wonderful (and free) Sukplena family.

Fenotype
Finnish foundry with some wonderful, interesting free fonts.

Kontrapunkt Light
This font, winner of the 2004 Danish Design Prize for best typeface, might already be one of my favorite free fonts of all time.

Maniackers Design
A Japanese foundry with a huge selection of quality fonts (some with both English & Japanese characters). 75+ free fonts for Windows & Mac.

Misprinted Type
Some of the best free worn typefaces on the web, by way of Brazil. 19 free fonts for Windows & Mac.

SMeltery
Jack Usine's exquisite free fonts.

Superlooper
Some very well done pixel fonts from Sven Stüber.

Vectorize
More awesome pixel fonts from Sven Stüber.

Foundries

These foundries design and distribute excellent free fonts.

9031
Some nice stuff, but my favorite is definitely the pixel script font Bangalore.

Add
Nice selection of free vector and bitmap fonts.

BitmapMania
A nice collection of pixel fonts.

Blambot
Some excellent free comic fonts and resources.

c-font
Japanese foundry with over 45 free fonts.

Clops
A Japanese foundry with a few free pixel fonts.

codeman38's video game fonts
Several excellent free fonts from videogames.

COM4t
A Japanese foundry with clean, professional fonts. For free!

Core
Some nice fonts designed by Martin Fredrikson.

Dieter Steffmann
An enormous archive of Steffmann's work.

Digital Dream Design
Excellent vector and bitmap fonts.

Flood Fonts
Several nice distressed fonts.

Fonts For Flash
FFF has some excellent free pixel fonts.

Fountain
A one man Swedish foundry with some great "pro-bono" fonts.

fuelfonts
This foundry has been offering shareware fonts since 1997.

GAU+
Graphic Arts Unit only has a few free fonts, but what they've got is of pretty high quality.

Gray Graphics
Some nice fonts from Japan.

Habitat Seven
A dozen excellent free pixel fonts.

K-Type
A British foundry with some very well-made fonts.

Koen Hachmang
Dutch type designer with some great fonts to download.

Larabie Fonts
Ray Larabie's massive collection of free fonts.

Lovedesign
A Japanese foundry offering over 50 free fonts.

Manfred Klein
German type designer with about a million free fonts.

Miffies
Almost 50 free pixel fonts, most of them based on video games.

onezero
Visit the portfolio for some great free techno fonts.

Orgdot
A great collection of free pixel fonts.

Petitboys
Japanese foundry with a few great fonts; check out Highway Star.

phantompower
Several free fonts from Stefan Claudius, co-founder of Cape-Arcona.

pixietype
Some unique pixel fonts.

Sacred Nipple
MIA African foundry whose free fonts are available through typeindex.org.

Sentinel Type
Adam Gorry, De Louisville, Maus and Midnight Kernboy are wonderful free fonts.

Sycharaka
Japanese site with four tiny pixel fonts.

Typedifferent.com
Buro Destruct's collection of ten years of typefaces, including several nice free fonts.

Typo5
Grunge fonts from the late 90s.

Typodermic
Ray Larabie's commercial foundry offers several free typefaces.

Typotek
A French foundry with some excellent free fonts, including Cagna.

Single fonts

Sites offering only 1 free font. But if it's here, you know it's a good one.

District Thin
The free Thin weight from the District family by Kienan and Dylan Smith.

FontShop’s Free Font
FontShop offers one of their best commercial typefaces for free every month.

Silkscreen
A pixel font by Jason Kottke.

Unibody Family
Commercial foundry Underware offers their excellent Unibody Family pixel fonts for free.

Union
An excellent serif font from the Danish Ministry of Education.

Novelty collections

Pop culture fonts.

MickeyAvenue: Fonts
Several high quality recreations of Disney fonts.

RockRage Music Fonts
A pretty large collection of rock band fonts.

TypeNow.net's Themed font section
Fonts based on movies, music, video games, companies, etc.

Software

Shareware and freeware font-related software.

BitFontMaker
Web-based app that allows users to design and download (in .ttf format) their own bitmap fonts.

STC fontBrowser
Convenient web app for easily viewing sample text set in all the fonts on your computer.

Warehouses

These are sites that engage in the kind of questionable practice of hosting tons of fonts that they've pulled from all over the web. It can be tedious digging through the 1000th page of handwriting fonts, but there is good stuff to be found here.

Resources

News, links, guides, etc.

Fontlover
Daily font news.

Pixel font use guide
A quick guide to using bitmap fonts in Photoshop.

Praegnanz.de
This collection of free font essays is in German, but the links are excellent.

Typographica
News, observations, and open commentary on fonts and typographic design.

Misc


Logotypes.ru
An archive of 5,000 company logos in Illustrator format.