Scanahand is described as 'makes it easy to create Windows Truetype fonts from your handwriting. It allows you to generate fonts without the need to know all of the technical details involved' and is an app in the OS & Utilities category. There are six alternatives to Scanahand for Online / Web-based, Self-Hosted solutions and Windows. The best alternative is Calligraphr, which is free. Other great apps like Scanahand are YourFonts.com (Freemium), Cheap Font Generator (Paid), Fontifier (Freemium) and Microsoft Font Maker (Free).
Fontifier lets you use your own handwriting for the text you write on your computer. It turns a scanned sample of your handwriting into a handwriting font that you can use in your word processor or graphics program, just like regular fonts.