Fontutils

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GNU Fontutils

https://www.gnu.org/software/fontutils/
Scanned image, bitmap, outline font manipulation.

The GNU Font Utilities (a.k.a. Fontutils) create fonts for use with Ghostscript or TeX. They also contain general conversion programs and other utilities. Some of the programs in Fontutils include bpltobzr, bzrto, charspace, fontconvert, gsrenderfont, imageto, imgrotate

The main purpose of these programs was to form a tool chain to generate Metafont or PostScript fonts from scanned images.

Documentation

User manpages and texinfo manual included.

An online manual for fontutils can also be found at: https://www.gnu.org/software/fontutils/manual/0.7/fontu_toc.html#SEC_Contents

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Licensing

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License:GPLv3orlaterGenium17 January 2017



Leaders and contributors

Contact(s)Role
Adam M. Dutko Maintainer
Karl Berry and Kathryn Hargreaves Original Authors


Resources and communication

AudienceResource typeURI
Bug Tracking,SupportE-mailmailto:bug-utils@gnu.org
HelpE-mailmailto:info-gnu@gnu.org
DeveloperHomepagehttps://savannah.gnu.org/projects/fontutils/


Software prerequisites

KindDescription
Required to buildmake
Weak prerequisiteX11 server
Weak prerequisiteX11R4 or R5 libraries (for programs which do online graphics)

This entry (in part or in whole) was last reviewed on 18 January 2017.



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