I'm building an iOS 8 app and would really like to use the font A beat by Kai created by Kai Buskirk.

Font sample:

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This font is free for personal use but not for commercial use.

I'm wondering how I can buy a license for commercial use on an App in the App Store, or if you can recommend similar fonts that I can use for my apps?

  • Please search on this side; there are similar questions were you will find the links to websites to find other fonts ... BTW: Welcome to GD.SE! – Mensch Jan 29 '15 at 10:51
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    keywords i would use to search: geometric, rounded, bauhaus – spiral Jan 29 '15 at 10:55
  • @spiral I'll look into those keywords, thanks – Erik Jan 29 '15 at 11:33
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    It feels like a really bad version of Avante Garde. But yes, the best way to handle this is to just contact the designer and ask for a commercial license. – DA01 Jan 29 '15 at 17:02

Comfortaa is a pretty close / similar alternative, if you don't mind the rounded ends, and it's free/open source.

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It's Comfortaa Regular in the example

  • Though still a little quirky, I'd say this is much better drawn in terms of overall proportions. – DA01 Jan 30 '15 at 21:01

You can also contact the designer directly: http://www.dafont.com/profile.php?user=397384

You do need an account.

  • Best to use the email address: ContactUs@ABeatByKai.com or send him on a message on that website? – Erik Jan 29 '15 at 11:43
  • I think that doesnt matter too much. He will get the message either way. You could also use the form on his website. – user37657 Jan 29 '15 at 11:46

You can try WhatTheFont. It searches similar fonts by image.

Modulus Medium

DyeLine Medium

Ardeco 3

Harry Plain

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Not a perfect match but I wouldn't tell the difference.

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    WhatTheFont results do not persist, and your link has expired. You need to link to the individual fonts (and, preferably, include an image of each in your answer). – Andrew Leach Jan 30 '15 at 12:38

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