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BirdFont is a font editor that lets you create outline vector graphics as fonts



Create a font with BirdFont

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BirdFont is an editor that lets you create outline vector graphics and export fonts in TTF, EOT and SVG format.



    Draw some letters and create a digital image of the drawing.
    Create a new font and select the first glyph in the overview tab.
    Insert the background image.
    Insert background image
    Scale background image.
    Move the background image to it's position.
    Move x-height, baseline and side bearings to their positions.
    Select the pen and and right-click to add control points.
    Hide the background image.
    Hold down shift and select all nodes in-between the corner nodes.
    Create smooth curves by tying handles for the selected control points.
    Align all paths with the background image.
    Create a counter path.
    Look at the result. (Ctrl+p)

http://birdfont.org/

https://sourceforge.net/projects/birdfont/

 

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