TTX is a free and open source tool built to convert OpenType and TrueType fonts to and from XML.
FontTools is a library for manipulating fonts, written in Python. It supports TrueType, OpenType, AFM and to an extent Type 1 and some Mac-specific formats.
What's New in This Release: [ read full changelog ]
· Fixed embarrassing bug: the master checksum in the head table is now
· calculated correctly even on little-endian platforms (such as Intel).
· Made the cmap format 4 compiler smarter: the binary data it creates is
· now more or less as compact as possible. TTX now makes more compact
· data than in any shipping font I've tested it with.
· Dump glyph names as a separate "GlyphOrder" pseudo table as opposed to
· as part of the glyf table (obviously needed for CFF-OTF's).
· Added proper support for the CFF table.
· Don't barf on empty tables (questionable, but "there are font out there...")
· When writing TT glyf data, align glyphs on 4-byte boundaries. This seems
· to be the current recommendation by MS. Also: don't barf on fonts which
· are already 4-byte aligned.
· Windows installer contributed bu Adam Twardoch! Yay!
· Changed the command line interface again, now by creating one new tool
· replacing the old ones: ttx
· It dumps and compiles, depending on input file types. The options have
· changed somewhat.
· The -...