Typekit is an online service which offers a subscription library of high-quality fonts .  The fonts can be used directly on websites or synced via Adobe Creative Cloud to applications on the subscriber’s computers. 
Typekit is an online service which provides subscribers with access, under a single licensing agreement, to its font library. 
Typekit was launched in September 2009 by Small Batch, Inc.,  a company run by creators of the Google Analytics service.  In October 2011, the service was acquired by Adobe . 
Google introduced a competing, free service named Google Web Fonts in May 2010.  
Clearleft and OmniTI launched Fontdeck in June 2010. 
Font Bureau and Ascender Corporation launched the Webtype service in October 2010. 
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