Alternatives to FontForge for all platforms with any license

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  • FontCreator icon

    FontCreator

    This professional font editor allows you to create and edit TrueType and OpenType fonts. It has the powerful drawing tools that typographers and graphic designers...

    Commercial Windows

  • FontLab Studio icon

    FontLab Studio

    FontLab Studio 5 is next-generation professional font editor for Mac and Windows. Used by Adobe, Apple, Bitstream, IBM, Linotype, Microsoft, Monotype, Morisawa and...

    Commercial Mac Windows

  • FontStruct icon

    FontStruct

    FontStruct is a free font-building tool brought to you by the world’s leading retailer of digital type, FontShop. FontStruct lets you quickly and easily create fonts...

  • TruFont icon

    TruFont

    TruFont is a font-editing application written with Python3, ufoLib, defcon and PyQt5.

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux

  • Glyphs icon

    Glyphs

    The font editor for everyone. Glyphs' smart and simple approach helps you draw new typefaces, modify existing fonts, and sculpt your letterforms hassle-free.

    Commercial Mac

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  • YourFonts.com icon

    YourFonts.com

    YourFonts is an online font generator that turns your handwriting into a font that you can use in every program that you own. 250,000+ fonts already made! It allows...

    Freemium Web

  • AFDKO

    AFDKO is a collection of command-line tools used at Adobe for manipulating and creating OpenType font files. Can verify structures, and table entries and their checksums.

    Free Mac Windows Linux

  • Type light icon

    Type light

    With Type light you can design, edit and convert OpenType, TrueType and PostScript fonts. As a light version of Type 3.2 font editor it is your ideal package for...

    Free Personal Windows

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    Softy

    Softy allows you to create and update TrueType and bitmap fonts. It runs under Windows (3.1, 95, 98, NT), and requires a 386 or better. Supported bitmap font formats are...

    Commercial Windows

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  • Private Character Editor icon

    Private Character Editor

    (Windows built-in) Using Private Character Editor (PCE), you can create up to 6,400 unique characters (such as special letters and logos) for use in your font library....

    Free Windows

  • Type 3.2 icon

    Type 3.2

    Type 3.2 is advanced typography made accessible. Design, edit and convert OpenType and TrueType fonts. Run user defined Actions (eg italicise your font) and add...

    Commercial Windows

  • Microsoft Font Validator icon

    Microsoft Font Validator

    A tool that evaluates how closely a TrueType or OpenType font adheres to the current font format specification, as well as whether the font meets basic recommendations...

    Free Windows

FontForge Comments

This does good for font creation, I used a program similar ...

Comment by Aaron
about FontForge · Jun 2011 ·

This does good for font creation, I used a program similar to this when I made up my own fonts, I just dont remember what that old program was called anymore.

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