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|Name=FontForge
 
|Name=FontForge
 
|Short description=Outline font editor
 
|Short description=Outline font editor
|Full description='FontForge' is an outline font editor that lets you create your own postscript, truetype, opentype, cid-keyed, svg and bitmap (bdf) fonts, or edit existing ones. It also lets you convert one format to another. This package was formerly known as 'pfaedit'.
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|Full description=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.
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|Homepage URL=http://fontforge.github.io/en-US/
 
|User level=none
 
|User level=none
|Status=Live
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|VCS checkout command=git clone https://github.com/fontforge/fontforge.git
|Component programs=
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|Homepage URL=http://fontforge.sourceforge.net/
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|VCS checkout command=:pserver:anonymous@cvs.sourceforge.net:/cvsroot/fontforge
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|Computer languages=C
 
|Computer languages=C
|Documentation note=User tutorial available in HTML format from http://fontforge.sourceforge.net/editexample.html; User manual available in HTML format from http://fontforge.sourceforge.net/overview.html
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|Documentation note=Available on the Web site, e.g. http://fontforge.github.io/en-US/documentation/interface/.
|Paid support=
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|IRC help=
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|IRC general=
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|IRC development=
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|Related projects=Isabella,Staypuft,Junicode,Freefont
 
|Related projects=Isabella,Staypuft,Junicode,Freefont
 
|Keywords=text,TrueType,font,editor,PostScript,printing,SVG,outline,opentype,cid-keyed,bitmap (bdf)
 
|Keywords=text,TrueType,font,editor,PostScript,printing,SVG,outline,opentype,cid-keyed,bitmap (bdf)
|Is GNU=n
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|Version identifier=2.0.20140101
|Last review by=Janet Casey
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|Version date=2014/01/02
|Last review date=2005-05-23
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|Version status=stable
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|Version download=https://github.com/fontforge/fontforge/archive/2.0.20140101.tar.gz
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|Last review by=mtjm
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|Last review date=2014/03/14
 
|Submitted by=Database conversion
 
|Submitted by=Database conversion
 
|Submitted date=2011-04-01
 
|Submitted date=2011-04-01
|Version identifier=20050502
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|Status=
|Version date=2005-05-02
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|Is GNU=No
|Version status=stable
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|Version download=http://prdownloads.sourceforge.net/fontforge/fontforge_full-20050502.tgz?download
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|License verified date=2003-09-18
 
|License verified date=2003-09-18
|Version comment=20050502 stable released 2005-05-02
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}}
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{{Project license
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|License=BSD_3Clause
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|License verified by=Janet Casey
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|License verified date=2003-09-18
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}}
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{{Project license
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|License=GPLv3orlater
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|License verified by=mtjm
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|License verified date=2014/03/14
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|License note=Used for build scripts.
 
}}
 
}}
 
{{Person
 
{{Person
|Role=Maintainer
 
 
|Real name=George Williams
 
|Real name=George Williams
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|Role=Maintainer
 
|Email=pfaedit-devel@lists.sourceforge.net
 
|Email=pfaedit-devel@lists.sourceforge.net
 
|Resource URL=
 
|Resource URL=
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|Use=text-creation
 
|Use=text-creation
 
|Works-with=text
 
|Works-with=text
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{{Project license
 
|License=BSD_3Clause
 
|License verified by=Janet Casey
 
|License verified date=2003-09-18
 
 
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|Prerequisite description=libjpeg (to import images in the given format)
 
|Prerequisite description=libjpeg (to import images in the given format)
 
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Latest revision as of 15:52, 14 March 2014

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FontForge

http://fontforge.github.io/en-US/
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.

Documentation

Available on the Web site, e.g. http://fontforge.github.io/en-US/documentation/interface/.


Download

Download version 2.0.20140101 (stable)
released on 2 January 2014

VCS Checkout

Categories

Related Projects




Licensing

LicenseVerified byVerified onNotes
BSD 3ClauseJanet Casey18 September 2003
GPLv3orlatermtjm14 March 2014
Used for build scripts.



Leaders and contributors

Contact(s)Role
George Williams Maintainer


Resources and communication

Audience Resource type URI
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


Software prerequisites

Kind Description
Weak prerequisite libpng and zlib
Weak prerequisite libtiff
Weak prerequisite libuninameslist (to display unicode names and annotations)
Weak prerequisite libungof
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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