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.
DocumentationAvailable on the Web site, e.g. http://fontforge.github.io/en-US/documentation/interface/.
released on 2 January 2014
|License||Verified by||Verified on||Notes|
|License:GPLv3orlater||mtjm||14 March 2014|
Used for build scripts.
|License:BSD 3Clause||Janet Casey||18 September 2003|
Leaders and contributors
Resources and communication
|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|
|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|
|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)|
|Weak prerequisite||libpng and zlib|
|Weak prerequisite||libuninameslist (to display unicode names and annotations)|
This entry (in part or in whole) was last reviewed on 14 March 2014.
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