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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.

The fontutils are looking for a maintainer. Please email if you're interested.

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: 2006/03/04 22:53:10 $ $Author: karl $