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Fun Text

AmazType
http://amaztype.tha.jp/
This is pretty amazing! Type in a word and a visual of the word will appear made from book covers. Click on the book cover to see it more closely
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Spell with Flickr
http://metaatem.net/words/
type in a word, then click on Spell. Click on any letter in the first example to change the letter to a different style. Use Command/Shift/4 to take a screen shot of the word.
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Word Clouds
Tagul
http://tagul.com/


Word It Outhttp://worditout.com/Very much like wordle, type in words, copy/paste text, enter a URL, and make a word cloud.
Wordle
http://wordle.net/
Generates “word clouds” from text that you provide. The clouds give greater prominence to words that appear more frequently in the source text.Fun for kids: Guess the Wordle

Tagxedo
http://www.tagxedo.com/app.html
turns words -- famous speeches, news articles, slogans and themes, even your love letters -- into a visually stunning tag cloud, words individually sized appropriately to highlight the frequencies of occurence within the body of text.


WordSift
http://www.wordsift.com/visualize



iPads and Word Clouds



There are not actually a lot of Cloud Word apps for the iPad but here are a couple worth investigating.
The last two are technically not word cloud apps but are so good I thought I should include them. If you know of others please let me know in the comments and I will add them to the list.


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TagCloud: $0.99 AU

Make tag clouds from your iPad! Create a word cloud from a web page, custom text.
The app comes with more than 25 different styles of clouds, from plain black and white style to fun and colorful.
Share your cloud with the world by exporting the cloud high-res image to your photo library, email or tweet.

https://itunes.apple.com/au/app/tagcloud/id540921415?mt=8



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CloudArt: $0.99 AU

Make word clouds on your iPad. Simply give Cloudart some text from a web page or paste some into the app and it will
automatically create a word cloud for you in seconds. Next, get busy with the intuitive sliders to customise your cloud to your heart's content.
When you're happy with your masterpiece, share it.

https://itunes.apple.com/au/app/cloudart/id598345649?mt=8
Word Salad: FREE
Make wordsalads out of documents that matter to you! With WordSalad you can make beautiful word clouds,
super customized with different fonts, colors and words layouts. Import any text with a single tap, then customize your salads with
8 great fonts with 8 great palettes as well as 5 layouts to position your words.

https://itunes.apple.com/au/app/wordsalad-your-salads/id545164778?mt=8
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Visual Poetry: $1.99 AU

Visual Poetry lets you make text collages. Type your text and watch it instantly arranged as a mosaic in a variety of shapes and styles.
Draw your own or use one of the 24 symbols included. Concrete Poetry is poetry in which the meaning is portrayed in a visual manner, easily taught using the Visual Poetry application.

https://itunes.apple.com/au/app/visual-poetry-word-collage/id364299857?mt=8
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Word Collage: $0.99 AU
Create word collages on your iPad! Set up a collage with different layouts, fonts, and color

https://itunes.apple.com/au/app/word-collage/id527057508?mt=8





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Phoetic: $0.99 AU

Create phoems with your own photos and text! A phoem is an image consisting of text only.
Choose your own words, select your favorite photo, pick a font and color palette and turn them in a work of art.
The result can be stored as a PNG, JPEG or even a PDF to allow for printing at extremely high resolutions.

https://itunes.apple.com/au/app/phoetic-amazing-photo-word/id546829744?mt=8
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Type Drawing: $2.99 AU

TypeDrawing is an easy way for creating typography art and even unique watermarks on your photos. Type a sentence, then just draw with your finger. Voila! You've now got a one of a kind, unique and amazing typographic work of art. You can easily create poetic visual art with this fun and easy-to-use app.

https://itunes.apple.com/au/app/typedrawing-for-ipad/id372350676?mt=8
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Wordfoto: $1.99 AU

You've probably heard the cliche about a picture being worth a thousand words. Wordfoto takes this phrase quite
literally and created an app that turns photos and words into amazing typographic works of art. Eight unique Preset Styles
with user definable custom styles with parameters for brightness, contrast, fonts, etc.

https://itunes.apple.com/au/app/wordfoto/id414002091?mt=8

Adding Fonts

1001 Free Fonts for Mac & Windows
http://www.1001freefonts.com/

DaFont
http://www.dafont.com/

Urban Fonts
http://www.urbanfonts.com/

Free Fonts
http://www.free-fonts.com/

FontSpace
http://www.free-fonts.com/

Search FreeFonts
http://www.searchfreefonts.com/

Simply the Best Free Fonts
http://simplythebest.net/fonts/

Acid Fonts
http://www.acidfonts.com/

20 Free Kid Fonts
http://bestdesignoptions.com/?p=6154