Install command:
brew install fontforge

Command-line outline and bitmap font editor/converter

License: GPL-3.0-or-later

Formula JSON API: /api/formula/fontforge.json

Formula code: fontforge.rb on GitHub

Bottle (binary package) installation support provided for:

Apple Silicon sonoma
Intel sonoma
64-bit linux

Current versions:

stable 20230101

Revision: 1

Depends on:

cairo 1.18.0 Vector graphics library with cross-device output support
fontconfig 2.15.0 XML-based font configuration API for X Windows
freetype 2.13.2 Software library to render fonts
gettext 0.22.5 GNU internationalization (i18n) and localization (l10n) library
giflib 5.2.2 Library and utilities for processing GIFs
glib 2.80.2 Core application library for C
jpeg-turbo 3.0.3 JPEG image codec that aids compression and decompression
libpng 1.6.43 Library for manipulating PNG images
libspiro 20221101 Library to simplify the drawing of curves
libtiff 4.6.0 TIFF library and utilities
libtool 2.4.7 Generic library support script
libuninameslist 20230916 Library of Unicode names and annotation data
pango 1.52.2 Framework for layout and rendering of i18n text
python@3.12 3.12.3 Interpreted, interactive, object-oriented programming language
readline 8.2.10 Library for command-line editing
woff2 1.0.2 Utilities to create and convert Web Open Font File (WOFF) files

Depends on when building from source:

cmake 3.29.3 Cross-platform make
ninja 1.12.1 Small build system for use with gyp or CMake
pkg-config 0.29.2 Manage compile and link flags for libraries
python-setuptools 69.5.1 Easily download, build, install, upgrade, and uninstall Python packages
This formula only installs the command line utilities. can be downloaded directly from the website:

Alternatively, install with Homebrew Cask:
    brew install --cask fontforge


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