New User - Adding Downloaded Non-System Fonts

I am encountering some difficulty in adding the fonts that are already present on my computer but not included in the system fonts to FontBase. I am hesitant to go through my DaFonts collection and download each font one by one just to have them incorporated in FontBase. I attempted to use the “drag-and-drop” approach with the 2,703 fonts that I have installed, but unfortunately, my computer keeps freezing since I have already removed the download file to add them to FontBase.

If you have any suggestions on how I can make this process less cumbersome, I am open to hearing them. I initially learned about FontBase through SatoriGraphics, and it seems like the perfect solution for my font management needs. However, if adding fonts that don’t have a download folder is this tedious, I would consider it to be a significant disadvantage of the program.

Hello @BxD, thank you for your post and welcome to the forum :pray:
Could you please explain what do you mean by “fonts that don’t have a download folder”?
Also, you’re saying that you’ve already removed the download file. What did you drag-and-drop into FontBase is this case?
Thank you again,
FontBase Dev Team

Yes, I’ve already removed the download and the drag-and-drop method is something I was trying to avoid doing because I have around 2,700 fonts I would have to use that method for. In this instance, I tried to drag-and-drop all my fonts from the Control Panel into FontBase, but my computer froze.

Thank you for the quick reply :pray:
Drag-and-dropping fonts from the Control Panel is not something that FontBase would be able to do from what I know, so yes, unfortunately the result in this case was the way it was.
FontBase is designed to work with font files, so if they are not present on the hard drive anymore, I don’t think they can be added into the application.
Thank you again,

Okay, I understand and thank you for your help.

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