Fontlab Studio | From: Fontlab.com
FontLab Studio 5 is our next-generation professional font editor for Mac and Windows. Used by Adobe, Apple, Bitstream, IBM, Linotype, Microsoft, Monotype, Morisawa and almost every other major font foundry in the world, it is the comprehensive solution for font foundries, professional type designers, typographers and graphic design studios, allowing them to design typefaces and create or modify fonts. FontLab Studio 5 supports all major outline font formats, including Type 1, TrueType, Multiple Master and OpenType.
Highlights from this release:
In-context glyph design with Neighbors and Shape groups, true tangent points, color-customized and streamlined glyph window
Revolutionary new metrics and kerning editing: multiline preview, better class kerning, smart autogeneration of classes
Pixelfont support: import BDF files and make pixelfonts, built-in autotracing
Unicode 5.0 support: SMP codepoints, auto-generate over 2,500 accented characters from built-in definitions, new Unicode glyph template images (from Monotype Imaging)
Improved OpenType support with better VOLT integration, roundtrip editing of complex-script fonts, font merging, glyph suffix renaming
Opens Mac fonts on Windows (Mac Type 1, TrueType GX/AAT) and Ikarus files
Five new printing modes, Quick Test fonts with system rendering
Open installed fonts, generate multiple fonts in one step
Redesigned preferences; save, open and exchange preference profiles and UI workspaces
Better autohinting with Flex Type 1 hints, Python 2.4 support
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