TypeTool Alternatives

    TypeTool is described as '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' and is an app in the OS & Utilities category. There are more than 10 alternatives to TypeTool for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Mac, Linux, Online / Web-based and BSD. The best alternative is FontForge, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like TypeTool are BirdFont (Freemium, Open Source), FontCreator (Paid), FontStruct (Free) and FontLab (Paid).

    This page was last updated Jun 15, 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. This professional font editor allows you to create and edit TrueType and OpenType fonts. It has the powerful drawing tools that typographers and graphic designers require, and an intuitive interface that allows beginners to become productive immediately.
    4. FontStruct is a free font-building tool brought to you by the world’s leading retailer of digital type, FontShop. FontStruct lets you quickly and easily create fonts constructed out of geometrical shapes, which are arranged in a grid pattern, like tiles or bricks.
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    5. With FontLab VI, you can create, open, modify, draw, space, kern, hint and export desktop, web, color and variable fonts.
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    6. 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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    7. 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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      • 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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      • 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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