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GNU Fontutils

The GNU font utilities to allow conversion of a scanned type specimen image into an outline (PostScript or Metafont) font. These fonts can be used with Ghostscript or TeX.

Since the fontutils were originally written in the early 1990's, other programs have been developed which do a better job of some parts of this task. Here is a list of the fontutils programs with indications of their current status:

If you have questions or suggestions for the fontutils, please email bug-fontutils@gnu.org.


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Updated: $Date: 2004/07/06 00:56:34 $ $Author: karl $