Private Character Editor Alternatives for Mac
Fontforge is a free Typeface (font) editor program for Windows, Mac OS X and GNU+Linux and is localized in several languages.
- - FontForge is the most popular Windows, Mac & Linux alternative to Private Character Editor.
- - FontForge is the most popular Open Source & free alternative to Private Character Editor.
Birdfont is a free font editor which lets you create vector graphics and export TTF, OTF, EOT and SVG fonts.
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!.
Glyphr Studio Features
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.
Fontself Maker Features
FontLab Studio 5 is next-generation professional font editor for Mac and Windows. Used by Adobe, Apple, Bitstream, IBM, Linotype, Microsoft, Monotype, Morisawa and almost every other major font foundry in the world, it is the comprehensive solution for font foundries...
FontLab Studio FeaturesDiscontinued
The program can be still bought from the official website, but it will not receive other updates. Its successor is FontLab
TruFont is a font-editing application written with Python3, ufoLib, defcon and PyQt5.Discontinued
According to the Github page:"Maintenance status: The trufont project is currently discontinued. Although we will happily accept bug fixes, no new features are currently planned."
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.
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.
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.