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* Latin, Cyrillic, and Arabic, with supplements for many languages
 
* Latin, Cyrillic, and Arabic, with supplements for many languages
 
* Greek, Hebrew, Armenian, Georgian, Thaana, Syriac
 
* Greek, Hebrew, Armenian, Georgian, Thaana, Syriac
* Devanagari, Bengali, Gujarati, Gurmukhi, Sinhala, Tamil, Malayalam
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* Devanagari, Bengali, Gujarati, Gurmukhi, Oriya, Sinhala, Tamil, Malayalam
 
* Thai, Tai Le, Kayah Li, Hanunóo, Buginese
 
* Thai, Tai Le, Kayah Li, Hanunóo, Buginese
 
* Cherokee, Unified Canadian Aboriginal Syllabics
 
* Cherokee, Unified Canadian Aboriginal Syllabics
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|Related projects=FontForge
 
|Related projects=FontForge
 
|Keywords=TrueType,font,printing,character set,OpenType,PostScript Type0,10646/Unicode UCS
 
|Keywords=TrueType,font,printing,character set,OpenType,PostScript Type0,10646/Unicode UCS
|Version identifier=20100919
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|Version identifier=20120503
|Version date=2010/09/19
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|Version date=2012/05/03
 
|Version status=beta
 
|Version status=beta
|Version download=http://ftp.gnu.org/pub/gnu/freefont/freefont-ttf-20100919.tar.gz
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|Version download=http://ftp.gnu.org/pub/gnu/freefont/freefont-ttf-20120503.zip
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|Version comment=(Other formats available. See Resources.)
 
|Last review by=Steve White
 
|Last review by=Steve White
|Last review date=2011-09-23
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|Last review date=2012/05/03
 
|Submitted by=Database conversion
 
|Submitted by=Database conversion
|Submitted date=2011-12-18
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|Submitted date=2012/05/03
 
|License verified date=2010-09-23
 
|License verified date=2010-09-23
 
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|Resource kind=VCS Repository Webview
 
|Resource kind=VCS Repository Webview
 
|Resource URL=http://svn.savannah.gnu.org/viewvc/trunk/?root=freefont
 
|Resource URL=http://svn.savannah.gnu.org/viewvc/trunk/?root=freefont
 
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|Resource kind=Bug Tracking
 
|Resource kind=Bug Tracking
 
|Resource URL=https://savannah.gnu.org/bugs/?group=freefont
 
|Resource URL=https://savannah.gnu.org/bugs/?group=freefont
 
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{{Resource
 
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|Resource kind=Mailing List Info/Archive
 
|Resource kind=Mailing List Info/Archive
 
|Resource URL=https://savannah.gnu.org/mail/?group=freefont
 
|Resource URL=https://savannah.gnu.org/mail/?group=freefont
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|Resource URL=https://savannah.gnu.org/support/?group=freefont
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{{Software prerequisite
 
{{Software prerequisite
 
|Prerequisite kind=Required to build
 
|Prerequisite kind=Required to build
|Prerequisite description=FontForge (for converting SFD sources to TrueType or other compiled font formats. Built fonts in TrueType/OpenType format are also available for immediate use).
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Revision as of 10:40, 3 May 2012

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Freefont

http://www.gnu.org/software/freefont/
The GNU FreeFont project aims to provide a useful set of free scalable (i.e., OpenType) fonts covering as much as possible of the ISO 10646/Unicode UCS (Universal Character Set). It includes:

  • Latin, Cyrillic, and Arabic, with supplements for many languages
  • Greek, Hebrew, Armenian, Georgian, Thaana, Syriac
  • Devanagari, Bengali, Gujarati, Gurmukhi, Oriya, Sinhala, Tamil, Malayalam
  • Thai, Tai Le, Kayah Li, Hanunóo, Buginese
  • Cherokee, Unified Canadian Aboriginal Syllabics
  • Ethiopian, Tifnagh, Vai, Osmanya, Coptic
  • Glagolitic, Gothic, Runic, Ugaritic, Old Persian, Phoenician, Old Italic
  • Braille, International Phonetic Alphabet (and extensions)
  • currency symbols, general punctuation and diacritical marks, dingbats
  • mathematical symbols (including much of the TeX repertoire of symbols)
  • technical symbols: APL, OCR, arrows,
  • geometrical shapes, box drawing
  • musical symbols, gaming symbols (chess, checkers, mahjong), miscellaneous symbols


Heckert gnu.small.png This is a GNU package:freefont

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Licensing

LicenseVerified byVerified onNotes
GPLKelly Hopkins23 September 2010
GPLv2orlaterKelly Hopkins23 September 2010
GPLv3orlaterKelly Hopkins23 September 2010



Leaders and contributors

Contact(s)Role
Steve White Maintainer


Resources and communication

Audience Resource type URI
Interested in recent developments General https://savannah.gnu.org/news/?group=freefont
Developers VCS Repository Webview http://svn.savannah.gnu.org/viewvc/trunk/?root=freefont
Problem reporters Bug Tracking https://savannah.gnu.org/bugs/?group=freefont
General discussion group Mailing List Info/Archive https://savannah.gnu.org/mail/?group=freefont
Users Download http://ftp.gnu.org/gnu/freefont/
Users needing help Support https://savannah.gnu.org/support/?group=freefont


Software prerequisites

Kind Description
Required to build FontForge (for compiling SFD to TrueType/OpenType/etc format)
Weak prerequisite Python (used by automated build scripts, tests, etc)
Weak prerequisite make (convenient automated build from Makefile)

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