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Birdfont 3.23.2

Create commercial or open fonts using this design tool

by Chris Wiles

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License: Free, for personal-use only
Operating Systems: Linux, Mac OS X, Windows 10, Windows 7 (32 bit), Windows 7 (64 bit), Windows 8
Languages: English
Software Cost: Free
Date Updated: 01 March 2019
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Downloads To Date: 307
Developer: Johan Mattsson
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Birdfont 3.23.1
Create commercial or open fonts using this design tool

You may be a designer, but creating fonts is an art. Not only do you have to find a particular style, it then has to be carried across every character, consistently. Try creating an entire symbol set in Illustrator.

What you need is a dedicated font design tool and Birdfont should be considered, despite the steep learning curve. When you first download Birdfont you need to figure if you want to produce an Open Font or commercial fonts which you can put on the market. The difference is a measly $5/year subscription. For a $10 donation, you can move up to a Birdfont with support for coloured and OTF fonts.

When you start Birdfont, you have a blank canvas, which can look a little daunting. You also see all the characters you have to design - which includes capital and lowercase letters, numbers, symbols and many others. If you have a font design which you like but want to tweak, you can simply import an existing font and start editing. You can also import a SVG file or a background to get you started.

To get going, choose the character you want to design and you'll be presented with a range of tools. Simply start with the basic points of the font, then move around to tweak the style. You can setup guides and a grid to make editing easier, particularly to help migrate your design across other characters.

Once you are ready, you can export your new font for other users to enjoy.

What's new in 3.23.2?

- Add a customized character set to the overview tab.
- Center glyphs.


Decent font editor for a very low price, worth considering if you know what you're doing and have the patience to edit every single character required to develop a commercial font. We don't know how people find the patience!

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