Fonts are sets of typographic characters, topically used to write documents on word processors. Well known examples are the Arial or Times New Roman fonts bundled with the Windows operating systems.
There are various formats for storing font data; the most common is Adobe Truetype. Font files usually store either a bitmap image of each character of the alphabet in various sizes or a vectorial drawing of the characters, which allows you to scale them to any size without losing resolution.
For all Arabic encodings, including Unicode.
Barcode fonts are special fonts used in packaging and sorting that use vertical bars (that can be easily read by scanners) in place of numbers or letters.
Contains fonts in alphabets other than Latin/Roman.
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Fonts that have symbols and shapes in the positions designated for alphabetical or numeric characters. Well known dingbat fonts include: Wingdings, Webdings and Zapf Dingbats.
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Web directories containing lists of font related resources (websites) on the Internet.
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Sites offering collections of "fonts" rather than collections of "font related websites" should be suggested to: Computers: Graphics: Fonts: Repositories
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Sites offering help, advice and education on font creation and management.
Companies which produce original fonts for sale or custom design fonts to order.
Individual/freelance font designers providing custom font design services or offering their own designs for sale.
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Sites for companies (rather than sole traders) should be suggested to the foundries category
rather than here.
Sites offering collections of downloadable fonts.
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Sites for companies which design and sell their own fonts should be suggested to the foundries category rather than this one.
Sites offering fonts that are free to download should be suggested to the "Free" subcategory.
TrueType is an outline font standard originally developed by Apple Computer in the late 1980s as a competitor to Adobe's Type 1 fonts used in PostScript. The default filename extension for these files is .ttf.