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TTX and FontTools

TTX is a tool to convert OpenType and TrueType fonts to and from XML. FontTools is a Python library for manipulating fonts. It supports TrueType, OpenType, AFM, (to an extent) Type 1, and some Mac-specific formats.

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  •  22 Jun 2013 14:43

    Release Notes: This release adds an option to write to arbitrary files, a better dump format for DSIG, detection of OTF XML, fixes for an issue with Apple's kern table format, mangling of TT glyph programs, and issues related to mona.ttf, Windows Installer instructions, and fixes for some modern MacOS issues and minor issues/typos.

    •  08 Nov 2009 16:14

      Release Notes: This release adds TrueType Collection (TTC) support and Python 2.6 support. Unicode data has been updated to 5.2.0. There are a couple of bugfixes.

      •  18 May 2008 11:01

        Release Notes: The code now uses numpy. Unicode and Adobe data were updated. A manual page was added. Various bugs were fixed.

        •  28 Jan 2008 07:58

          No changes have been submitted for this release.


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