Free UCS outline fonts
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
released on 3 May 2012
Accepts cryptocurrency donations.
23 September 2010
Leaders and contributors
Resources and communication
|Debian (Ref) (R)||https://tracker.debian.org/pkg/fonts-freefont|
|Debian (Ref) (R)||https://tracker.debian.org/pkg/ttf-freefont|
|VCS Repository Webview||https://svn.savannah.gnu.org/viewvc/freefont|
|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)|
This entry (in part or in whole) was last reviewed on 14 November 2018.
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