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.
DocumentationUser 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
This is a GNU package:fontutils
released on 11 April 2000
|License||Verified by||Verified on||Notes|
|GPLv3orlater||Genium||17 January 2017|
Leaders and contributors
|Adam M. Dutko||Maintainer|
|Karl Berry and Kathryn Hargreaves||Original Authors|
Resources and communication
|Required to build||make|
|Weak prerequisite||X11 server|
|Weak prerequisite||X11R4 or R5 libraries (for programs which do online graphics)|
This entry (in part or in whole) was last reviewed on 18 January 2017.