Font Tools

FontLab Studio

PC & Mac $99 - $499. Download Demo

FontLab Studio FontLab Studio is a professional font editor for advanced typography. It can import and export TrueType, Type 1, and OpenType fonts. It has extensive glyph drawing and editing tools, advanced metrics, Multiple Master and font transformation features. A font manipulation macro language is included, as is an OpenType feature editor. FontLab supports virtually all font encodings and codepages and can import/export fonts with up to 6400 characters.

Fontographer

PC & Mac $349 - $499. Download Demo

Font Lab Fontographer Fontographer is a classic font editor intended for use by publishers and designers who need powerful typographic tools in an easy-to-use package. Easily expand existing fonts to include fractions, symbols, foreign characters, and logos in Type 1, Type 3, and TrueType fonts, or create an entire typeface from scratch.

SigMaker

PC & Mac $9.95-$44.95. Download Demo

Font Lab Sigmaker Sigmaker autotraces signatures, symbols or other bitmaps and converts them into vector  glyphs. It then adds these glyphs to any TrueType font and allows the user to select a keystroke for it. The new glyph can then be typed like any other.

WebReady

PC & Mac $79.95. Download Demo

Font Lab Web Ready Don’t let yourself be restricted to generic fonts like Arial, Times New Roman, etc. on your website. WebReady creates web headlines in your choice of font - Photofont, TrueType, Type 1 or OpenType. The user sees your headlines in the type you want, yet the text remains computer-readable for search engines, indexing, copy/paste, etc.

TransType

PC & Mac $97 - $179. Download Demo

Font Lab Trans Type TransType is the most advanced font format convertor for TrueType, Type 1, OpenType, Macintosh and Windows fonts. You can convert to and from both platforms and formats, including multiple master fonts.

BitFonter

PC & Mac $99 - $499. Download Demo

FontLab Bitfonter BitFonter is a full-featured bitmap font editor. It can import and export virtually any format bitmap font and can convert vector fonts into bitmap fonts. With BitFonter you can do almost anything with bitmap fonts. You can design, edit or color them. You can apply special effects. And of course you can embed your bitmap fonts into TrueType or OpenType fonts with the help of FontLab Studio.

TypeTool

PC & Mac $99.00. Download Demo

Font Lab Type Tool TypeTool is a basic font editor for small font manipulation jobs. It can import and export TrueType, Type 1, and OpenType fonts. It has extensive glyph drawing and editing tools and manual and automatic kerning capabilities.

ScanFont

PC & Mac $99.00. Download Demo

Font Lab Font Converter ScanFont takes bitmap images such as photos, scanned handwriting samples, clipart, etc.; removes the background; separates the characters; autotraces the glyphs into vector characters; and exports them into a font. It is a plugin for (requires) TypeTool or FontLab Studio font editors.

The Font Creator Program

With this application you can create and edit TrueType font files. Features include the ability to convert (scanned) bitmaps (.bmp files) to TrueType outlines, thus enabling you to create your own signature, logo and handwriting.

You can download the Font Creator Program freely and try it out before you buy it. However, after using the software for a trial period, you must register and pay for it, or remove it from your system.

Typograph

Display all OpenType, TrueType and Type 1 fonts on hard disks, DVD, CD, opticals, floppies or particular folders including all sub folders. Sorts viewed fonts by name, file, family, copyright, width, date, size.

You can try it out for free for 30 days.

Font Preview

A simple easy to use font utility that allows you to categorize your fonts in custom categories and see a line of text displayed in various typefaces (according to the category selected).

Now - FREE, but no support to Font Preview.