FontForge is an outline font editor that lets you create your own fonts or edit existing ones. Multiple formats including PostScript, TrueType, OpenType, SVG and bitmap (BDF) are supported. It also lets you convert one format to another. This package was formerly known as pfaedit.
DocumentationAvailable on the Web site, e.g. http://fontforge.github.io/en-US/documentation/interface/.
released on 2 January 2014
|License||Verified by||Verified on||Notes|
|BSD 3Clause||Janet Casey||18 September 2003|
|GPLv3orlater||mtjm||14 March 2014|
Used for build scripts.
Leaders and contributors
Resources and communication
|Bug Tracking,Developer||Mailing List Info/Archive||http://lists.sourceforge.net/mailman/listinfo/fontforge-devel|
|Support||Mailing List Info/Archive||http://lists.sourceforge.net/mailman/listinfo/fontforge-users|
|Developer||VCS Repository Webview||http://sourceforge.net/cvs/?group_id=25752|
|Bug Tracking||VCS Repository Webview||http://sourceforge.net/tracker/?group_id=25752&atid=385181|
|Help||Mailing List Info/Archive||http://lists.sourceforge.net/mailman/listinfo/fontforge-announce|
|Weak prerequisite||libpng and zlib|
|Weak prerequisite||libuninameslist (to display unicode names and annotations)|
|Weak prerequisite||autotrace *or* potrace (for autotracing around character images)|
|Weak prerequisite||libjpeg (to import images in the given format)|
|Weak prerequisite||libxml2 (to parse SVG files and fonts)|
|Weak prerequisite||freetype (to better rasterize bitmaps and to enable the truetype debugger)|
This entry (in part or in whole) was last reviewed on 14 March 2014.
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