Command-line outline and bitmap font editor/converter

License: GPL-3.0

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

Formula code on GitHub

Current versions:

stable 20200314
bottle 🍾 catalina, mojave, high_sierra

Revision: 1

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
freetype 2.10.2 Software library to render fonts
gettext 0.21 GNU internationalization (i18n) and localization (l10n) library
giflib 5.2.1 Library and utilities for processing GIFs
glib 2.66.0 Core application library for C
jpeg 9d Image manipulation library
libpng 1.6.37 Library for manipulating PNG images
libspiro 20200505 Library to simplify the drawing of curves
libtiff 4.1.0 TIFF library and utilities
libtool 2.4.6 Generic library support script
libuninameslist 20200413 Library of Unicode names and annotation data
pango 1.46.2 Framework for layout and rendering of i18n text
python@3.8 3.8.5 Interpreted, interactive, object-oriented programming language
readline 8.0.4 Library for command-line editing

Depends on when building from source:

cmake 3.18.3 Cross-platform make
ninja 1.10.1 Small build system for use with gyp or CMake
pkg-config 0.29.2 Manage compile and link flags for libraries
This formula only installs the command line utilities. can be downloaded directly from the website:

Alternatively, install with Homebrew Cask:
    brew cask install fontforge


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