Command-line outline and bitmap font editor/converter

/api/formula/fontforge.json (JSON API)

Formula code on GitHub

Current versions:

stable 20170731
bottle 🍾 mojave, high_sierra, sierra

Revision: 3


--with-extra-tools Build with additional font tools

Depends on:

cairo 1.16.0 Vector graphics library with cross-device output support
fontconfig 2.13.1 XML-based font configuration API for X Windows
gettext GNU internationalization (i18n) and localization (l10n) library
giflib 5.1.4 Library and utilities for processing GIFs
jpeg 9c Image manipulation library
libpng 1.6.35 Library for manipulating PNG images
libspiro 0.5.20150702 Library to simplify the drawing of curves
libtiff 4.0.9 TIFF library and utilities
libtool 2.4.6 Generic library support script
libuninameslist 20180701 Library of Unicode names and annotation data
pango 1.42.4 Framework for layout and rendering of i18n text
python@2 2.7.15 Interpreted, interactive, object-oriented programming language

Depends on when building from source:

pkg-config 0.29.2 Manage compile and link flags for libraries


Installs (30 days)
fontforge 1,797
fontforge --with-extra-tools 17
fontforge --with-python 12
fontforge --with-python3 6
Installs on Request (30 days)
fontforge 1,177
fontforge --with-extra-tools 15
fontforge --with-python 12
fontforge --with-python3 6
Build Errors (30 days)
fontforge 3
fontforge --with-python3 3
Installs (90 days)
fontforge 5,407
fontforge --with-extra-tools 49
fontforge --with-giflib --with-libspiro 29
fontforge --with-giflib --with-extra-tools --with-libspiro --with-libuninameslist 13
fontforge --with-python 12
fontforge --with-giflib --with-extra-tools --with-libspiro 8
fontforge --with-libspiro 8
fontforge --with-python3 6
Installs on Request (90 days)
fontforge 3,547
fontforge --with-extra-tools 45
fontforge --with-giflib --with-libspiro 28
fontforge --with-giflib --with-extra-tools --with-libspiro --with-libuninameslist 13
fontforge --with-python 12
fontforge --with-python3 6
fontforge --with-libspiro 5
Installs (365 days)
fontforge 27,824
fontforge --with-giflib --with-libspiro 274
fontforge --with-extra-tools 149
fontforge --with-giflib --with-extra-tools --with-libspiro --with-libuninameslist 67
fontforge --with-libspiro 64
fontforge --with-giflib --with-extra-tools --with-libspiro 46
Installs on Request (365 days)
fontforge 17,110
fontforge --with-giflib --with-libspiro 239
fontforge --with-extra-tools 143
fontforge --with-giflib --with-extra-tools --with-libspiro --with-libuninameslist 65
fontforge --with-libspiro 52
fontforge --with-giflib --with-extra-tools --with-libspiro 19
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