Buy now, pay later! – July 19, 2005

Linotype announces new method of payment

Bad Homburg, July 19th 2005. Linotype customers can now benefit from new exciting advantages. Aside from credit card payments, they now have the option to arrange their payments via bank transfer. This is valid for purchases that are realized via the linotype website at

Linotype has now taken steps to make purchasing via Internet easier, more secure and user friendly. Aside from credit card payments, it is now also possible to pay for purchases made via the Linotype website at with bank transfer. Once the bank transfer is received, the customer is notified by an e-mail containing the URL of the purchase order and can then download the fonts immediately and with a lifetime guarantee.

Once customers have already executed two successful purchases, they will become eligible to purchase and download licenses up to USD/EUR 2,500 in advance.

Linotype is offering this service as part of its continuous effort to improve its online shopping experience. Customers now have access to a large library of more than 6.000 fonts with the added security of bank transfer option.

Also, Linotype customers can save money with the great discounts available. The price paid for a font depends on the number of fonts purchased and on the number of computers they are licensed for. The more one buys, the more one can save. Linotype´s sliding-schedule is unparalleled in the industry. A purchase between four and seven fonts reduces the price per font from 22 EUR to 20 EUR (saving up to 14 EUR) and eight to fifeteen fonts even lower the price to 19 EUR per font (saving up to 45 EUR).

The attached table displays the difference:

Linotype offers a variety of choices for every need, with a lifetime download guarantee as well as an increased secure payment mode.

Linotype GmbH, based in Bad Homburg, Germany and a member of the Heidelberg Group, looks back onto a history of 119 years. Building on its strong heritage, Linotype Library develops state-of-the-art font technology and offers more than 6,000 original fonts, covering the whole typographic spectrum from antique to modern, from east to west, and from classical to experimental. All typefaces (in PostScript™ and TrueType™ format as well as 2,300 fonts in OpenType™ for Mac and Windows) are now also available for instant download at In addition to supplying digital fonts, Linotype Library also offers comprehensive and individual consultation and support services for font applications in worldwide (corporate) communication.

If you would like further information, please contact:

Linotype GmbH
Du-Pont-Straße 1
61352 Bad Homburg
Tel.: +49 (0) 61 72 - 484 - 24 60
Fax: +49 (0) 61 72 – 484 - 5 24 60
E-Mail: [email protected]
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