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FontLab Alternatives

FontLab is described as 'With FontLab VI, you can create, open, modify, draw, space, kern, hint and export desktop, web, color and variable fonts' and is an app in the os & utilities category. There are more than 10 alternatives to FontLab for Mac, Windows, Online / Web-based and Linux. The best alternative is FontForge, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like FontLab are FontCreator, Glyphs, FontLab Studio and Calligraphr.

This page was last updated Sep 27, 2021
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  • Mac
  • Windows

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

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  1. FontForge

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux

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

  2. FontCreator

    • Windows

    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.



  3. Glyphs

    • Mac

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

  4. FontLab Studio

    • Mac
    • Windows

    FontLab Studio 5 is next-generation professional font editor for Mac and Windows.

    Discontinued

    The program can be still bought from the official website, but it will not receive other updates. Its successor is FontLab

  5. Calligraphr

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Online

    Transform your handwriting or calligraphy into a font. With support for randomized letters, editing after scanning and many more features you want find in other tools.



  6. Fontographer

    • Mac
    • Windows

    Fontographer is a font editor for mac and windows.

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  7. FontArk

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Online

    FontArk LP is the developer of the innovative FontArk Font editor, font creator. An online web service that enables designers to generate fonts faster and easier than ever.

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  8. 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.

  9. Crossfont by Pixel Egg Studio

    • Mac

    Easy-to-use font editor for Mac.

  10. RoboFont

    • Mac

    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 interface. The application is a platform for drawing and modifying typefaces and much more.

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