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Microsoft Typography Alternatives

Microsoft Typography is described as 'Internal tools developed at Microsoft for manipulating and creating OpenType and TrueType font files. Used in development of new font toolsets and fonts. The tools includes TTFdump, TrueType Open Assembler, Flint, SBIT32, CacheTT, FastFont, and AddTable' and is an app in the os & utilities category. There are eight alternatives to Microsoft Typography for Windows, Mac, Linux and Online / Web-based. The best alternative is FontForge, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like Microsoft Typography are TruFont, BitFontMaker2™, Private Character Editor and AFDKO.

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Internal tools developed at Microsoft for manipulating and creating OpenType and TrueType font files. Used in development...

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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>
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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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    BitFontMaker2™

    • FreeProprietary
    • Online
    28 alternatives to BitFontMaker2™ 

    Fast and easy Online Bitmap font Editor.

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    Private Character Editor

    • FreeProprietary
    • Windows
    23 alternatives to Private Character Editor 

    (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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  5. AFDKO

    • FreeProprietary
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    8 alternatives to AFDKO 

    AFDKO is a collection of command-line tools used at Adobe for manipulating and creating OpenType font files. Can verify structures, and table entries and their checksums.

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    1.  Command line interfaceAFDKO either have CLI support or is a CLI-only app.


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      Microsoft Font Validator

      • FreeProprietary
      • Windows
      7 alternatives to Microsoft Font Validator 

      A tool that evaluates how closely a TrueType or OpenType font adheres to the current font format specification, as well as whether the font meets basic recommendations and deliverable guidelines from Microsoft.

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      Apple Font Tool Suite

      • FreeProprietary
      • Mac
      4 alternatives to Apple Font Tool Suite 

      A suite of tools for working with font files. The tools focus on comparing, manipulating, and validating font files that are to be shipped for Apple’s operating systems. Graphical tools includes Blinker, Font Proofer X, and MorxTester.

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      FontDoctor

      • Mac
      • Windows
      4 alternatives to FontDoctor 

      FontDoctor is the industry standard software for fixing font problems and organizing font files. Easily locate and eliminate hard-to-find font problems that wreak havoc on computer performance and applications. Diagnostic tool.

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