FontForge

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FontForge

http://fontforge.github.io/en-US/
Outline font editor

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/.

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Licensing

License

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Notes

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Janet Casey

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18 September 2003

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mtjm

Verified on

14 March 2014

Notes

Used for build scripts.




Leaders and contributors

Contact(s)Role
George Williams Maintainer


Resources and communication

AudienceResource typeURI
DeveloperVCS Repository Webviewhttp://sourceforge.net/cvs/?group_id=25752
Bug TrackingVCS Repository Webviewhttp://sourceforge.net/tracker/?group_id=25752&atid=385181
HelpMailing List Info/Archivehttp://lists.sourceforge.net/mailman/listinfo/fontforge-announce
Bug Tracking,DeveloperMailing List Info/Archivehttp://lists.sourceforge.net/mailman/listinfo/fontforge-devel
SupportMailing List Info/Archivehttp://lists.sourceforge.net/mailman/listinfo/fontforge-users
Debian (Ref) (R)https://tracker.debian.org/pkg/fontforge


Software prerequisites

KindDescription
Weak prerequisitelibuninameslist (to display unicode names and annotations)
Weak prerequisitelibungof
Weak prerequisiteautotrace *or* potrace (for autotracing around character images)
Weak prerequisitelibjpeg (to import images in the given format)
Weak prerequisitelibxml2 (to parse SVG files and fonts)
Weak prerequisitefreetype (to better rasterize bitmaps and to enable the truetype debugger)
Weak prerequisitelibpng and zlib
Weak prerequisitelibtiff

This entry (in part or in whole) was last reviewed on 13 February 2018.



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