FontLab studio is a fully integrated font editing software with functionalities to support professional font design requirement. Professionals can introduce their own typefaces or redesign existing font to create new fonts. Most of the outline formats are included such as true type, open types and others supported by Adobe, Microsoft etc. The software is available for installation on both windows and Mac systems. Features of this software include glyph creation; metrics based editing with supports for pixelfont and Unicode. The font factory of FontLab studio supports merging of fonts, and 360 deg editing of fonts. Some Mac specific fonts can be opened for editing through windows installation. Printing is fully equipped to test the rendered font through application of five different modes of printing.
Many fonts can be generated by opening a single existing font. The user interface work area and the preferences can be shared saving the process of creation of duplicate workspace and preferences. This utility stays in tune with the industry standards by provision of support to python 2.4. It can import a large number of glyphs and has tools and filters to create an effective font design. The product comes with a 60 day money back guarantee.
- Available for Windows and Mac operating systems.
- Provides extensive tools and filters.
- Encoding through Unicode and almost all codepages.
- Different forms of print output.
- Limited to font generation with 6400 glyphs.
- Not a Freeware.