FontLab Studio Alternatives for Mac

    There are many alternatives to FontLab Studio for Mac and since it's discontinued a lot of people are looking for a replacement. The best Mac alternative is FontForge, which is both free and Open Source. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 10 alternatives to FontLab Studio and 11 are available for Mac so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting Mac alternatives to FontLab Studio are BirdFont (Freemium, Open Source), FontLab (Paid), Glyphs (Paid) and Fontself Maker for Illustrator & Photoshop (Paid).

    This page was last updated Apr 7, 2020

    1. Typeface (font) editor program developed by George Williams. Fontforge is free software and is distributed under the BSD license. FontForge is available for several operating systems and is localized in several languages.
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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.
      Positive comment over 1 year ago

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    2. Birdfont is a free font editor which lets you create vector graphics and export TTF, OTF, EOT and SVG fonts.
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    3. With FontLab VI, you can create, open, modify, draw, space, kern, hint and export desktop, web, color and variable fonts.
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    4. The font editor for everyone. Glyphs' smart and simple approach helps you draw new typefaces, modify existing fonts, and sculpt your letterforms hassle-free. Sketch your font
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    5. 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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      • FreeOpen Source
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      TruFont is a font-editing application written with Python3, ufoLib, defcon and PyQt5.
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      • FreeOpen Source
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      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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      Fontographer is a font editor for mac and windows.
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      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 fonts.
    6. Easy-to-use font editor for Mac.
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