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FontLab Studio Alternatives

FontLab Studio is described as '5 is next-generation professional font editor for Mac and Windows. Used by Adobe, Apple, Bitstream, IBM, Linotype, Microsoft, Monotype, Morisawa and almost every other major font foundry in the world, it is the comprehensive solution for font foundries' and is an app in the os & utilities category. There are more than 10 alternatives to FontLab Studio for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Mac, Online / Web-based, Linux and BSD. The best alternative is FontForge, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like FontLab Studio are FontCreator, BirdFont, Glyphs and FontStruct.

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    FontForge

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    30 alternatives to FontForge 

    Free (libre) font editor for Windows, Mac OS X and GNU+Linux.

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    1.  PortableFontForge can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
    FontForge editing the font "Santana" on Ubuntu 10.10
    Mastering FontForge drawing tools

From the main window, double-click on one of the glyph boxes to launch the Glyph Window. <http://designwithfontforge.com/en-US/Using_the_Fontforge_Drawing_Tools.html>
    This automatic placement of diacritic marks can be tuned by preferences, found in the ‘accents’ section of FontForge’s preferences menu ‘File > Preferences > Accents’ <http://designwithfontforge.com/en-US/Diacritics_and_Accents.html>
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    It's free, and you can make fonts if you don't have the money to buy FontLab. FontLab is good, but if you're going for the free version, this one's for you.

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    FontCreator

    • Windows
    24 alternatives to 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 require, and an intuitive interface that allows beginners to become productive immediately.

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    BirdFont

    • FreemiumOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • BSD
    21 alternatives to BirdFont 

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

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    Glyphs

    • Mac
    21 alternatives to Glyphs 

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

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    FontStruct

    • FreeProprietary
    • Online
    24 alternatives to FontStruct 

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

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    Glyphr Studio

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Online
    20 alternatives to Glyphr Studio 

    Glyphr Studio is a free online font editor to make good looking professional typefaces. Many professional font editors are very complex and/or very expensive. This tool however is streamlined and made for font design hobbyists... and it's free!.

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    FontLab

    • Mac
    • Windows
    11 alternatives to FontLab 

    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 supports data interchange with other font creation tools, making it easy to integrate into your existing...

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    YourFonts.com

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Online
    22 alternatives to 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!

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    Fontself Maker for Illustrator & Photoshop

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Adobe Illustrator
    • Adobe Photoshop
    22 alternatives to 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, Adobe, Google, Disney, Ubisoft or Sony.

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    1.  Extensible by Plugins/ExtensionsFontself Maker for Illustrator & Photoshop can be extended with add-ons, plugins and extensions.
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    TruFont

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    28 alternatives to TruFont 

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

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