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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, Glyphr Studio, Glyphs and FontLab.

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  1. FontForge icon

    FontForge

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux

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

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

    • FreemiumOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • BSD

    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. Glyphr Studio icon

    Glyphr Studio

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Online

    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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  4. Glyphs icon

    Glyphs

    • Mac

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

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  5. FontLab icon

    FontLab

    • Mac
    • Windows

    With FontLab VI, you can create, open, modify, draw, space, kern, hint and export desktop, web, color and variable fonts.

    ⚫︎ CustomizableFontLab is easy to customize with themes or similar features.
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  6. Fontself Maker for Illustrator & Photoshop icon

    Fontself Maker for Illustrator & Photoshop

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Adobe Illustrator
    • Adobe 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.

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

    TruFont

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux

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

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  8. Fontographer icon

    Fontographer

    • Mac
    • Windows

    Fontographer is a font editor for mac and windows.

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  9. TypeTool icon

    TypeTool

    • Mac
    • Windows

    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.

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  10. Crossfont by Pixel Egg Studio icon

    Crossfont by Pixel Egg Studio

    • Mac

    Easy-to-use font editor for Mac.

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