Alternatives to FontForge for Mac with any license

  • BirdFont

    Birdfont is a free font editor which lets you create vector graphics and export TTF, OTF, EOT and SVG fonts.

    Free Personal $ $ $ Open Source Mac Windows Linux BSD

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  • FontLab VI

    With FontLab VI, you can create, open, modify, draw, space, kern, hint and export desktop, web, color and variable fonts. The app is an all-around font editor, but also...

    • FontLab VI support modern features such as OpenType Variations (variable fonts) and color fonts. It has a modern interface, and supports Mac and Windows interface conventions instead of using X-Windows like FontForge. It is under active development instead of being mostly in maintenance mode. tphinneyJul 2018 Disagree   Agree

    Commercial $ $ $ Mac Windows

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  • 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...

    • Discontinued The program can be still bought from the official website, but it will not receive other updates. Its successor is https://alternativeto.net/software/fontlab-vi/

    Commercial Mac Windows

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  • TruFont

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

    Free Open Source Mac Windows Linux

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  • Glyphs

    Make everything from dingbat webfonts to full-fledged text typefaces in the most Mac-like font editor.

    Commercial $ $ $ Mac

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  • Fontself Maker for Illustrator & Photoshop

    Meet the fastest & easiest tool to create OpenType fonts, right within Illustrator & Photoshop CC. Fontself is used by thousands of creatives, including at Nike...

    Commercial $ $ $ Mac Windows Adobe Illustrator Adobe Photoshop

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  • typetool

    TypeTool is our basic font editor for Mac OS and for Windows. For students, hobby typographers and creative professionals who occasionally need to create or customize...

    Commercial Mac Windows

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  • RoboFont

    RoboFont is a UFO based, mac only, font editor. Written from scratch in Python with scalability in mind. The editor allows full scripting access to objects and...

    Commercial Mac

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  • 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

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