A font editor is a class of application software specifically designed to create or modify font files. Font editors differ greatly depending on if they are designed to edit bitmap fonts or outline fonts. Most modern font editors deal with the outline fonts. Bitmap fonts uses an older technology and are most commonly used in console applications. The bitmap font editors were usually very specialized, as each computing platform had its own font format. One subcategory of bitmap fonts is text mode fonts.
Other articles related to "font editor":
... FontLab Studio (formerly FontLab) - font editor for professional type designers Fontographer- font editor for graphic designers, artists, publishers TypeTool - font editor for students ...
Famous quotes containing the words editor and/or font:
“For a long time I was reporter to a journal, of no very wide circulation, whose editor has never yet seen fit to print the bulk of my contributions, and, as is too common with writers, I got only my labor for my pains. However, in this case my pains were their own reward.”
—Henry David Thoreau (18171862)
“Le corps, lamour, la mort, ces trois ne font quun.”
—Thomas Mann (18751955)