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Free Glyphs Alternatives

The best free alternative to Glyphs is FontForge, which is also Open Source. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 10 alternatives to Glyphs and ten of them is free so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting free alternatives to Glyphs are BirdFont, FontStruct, Glyphr Studio and TruFont.

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  • Mac

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

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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.

    FontForge editing the font "Santana" on Ubuntu 10.10
    Almost everyone thinks FontForge is a great alternative to Glyphs.
  2. BirdFont icon

    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. FontStruct icon

    FontStruct

    • FreeProprietary
    • Online

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

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  4. 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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  5. 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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    Type light

    • Free PersonalProprietary
    • Windows

    With Type light you can design, edit and convert OpenType, TrueType and PostScript fonts. As a light version of Type 3.2 font editor it is your ideal package for entering into the world of font creation.

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  7. BitFontMaker2™ icon

    BitFontMaker2™

    • FreeProprietary
    • Online

    Fast and easy Online Bitmap font Editor.

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  8. Private Character Editor icon

    Private Character Editor

    • FreeProprietary
    • Windows

    (Windows built-in) Using Private Character Editor (PCE), you can create up to 6,400 unique characters (such as special letters and logos) for use in your font library. PCE contains basic tools for creating and editing characters, along with more advanced options.

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  9. Fony icon

    Fony

    • FreeProprietary
    • Windows

    Fony is an editor for bitmap (raster) fonts. While the focus is on Windows FNT/FON bitmap fonts, it can import and export some other popular file formats.

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  10. Unique icon

    Unique

    • FreeProprietary
    • Online

    A custom font goes a long way, giving you that special extra. Simply select, customise and off you go with a font you love.

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