Private Character Editor Alternatives for Mac

    Private Character Editor is not available for Mac but there are plenty of alternatives that runs on macOS with similar functionality. 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 Private Character Editor and 12 are available for Mac so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting Mac alternatives to Private Character Editor are BirdFont (Freemium, Open Source), Glyphs (Paid), Fontself Maker for Illustrator & Photoshop (Paid) and TruFont (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Jan 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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    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. 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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    4. 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
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      TruFont is a font-editing application written with Python3, ufoLib, defcon and PyQt5.
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      • 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. 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

      • FreeProprietary
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      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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      • 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.
      • Mac
      • Windows
      Fontographer is a font editor for mac and windows.
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