It’s true; you can find the best quality fonts for your use in apps or web projects from many sources. More and more searches can find many likely fonts, but it won’t be perfect for your need. And in many other uses that you want a special font presented text as headers, or to set as a default style for your project or design. So you have to create a rare font your own for the highlight of the project. Either you would feel a need to create a font that uniquely represents your work, which could capture the beauty and the feel of the project, without which, all your work feels incomplete no matter how much time you spend on it. Sometimes, you are hesitant to design your personalized font, either you have limited time or doesn’t have enough resources. In the case of the later, you can pull out details from the existing fonts. You can always customize. So, in order to help you in this predicament, we have compiled a collection of tools that lets you do the two choices we have mentioned above.
The list below shows the best 12 tools for you to create and design your own fonts. Creating your own font from start is easily and to design. And import designed fonts from vector graphics editor software like `Adobe Illustrator’ or `Inkscape’ as [.svg] file into the below tools like `FontForge’for the conversion to Open Type fonts and TrueType fonts.
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It is a font editing software by FontLab for professionals. It is a very powerful tool for designing typefaces, create and modify fonts. The software is for both Windows OS and MacOS. And it supports major font formats like Multiple Naster,TrueType, , Type 1, Open type and other formats.
FontCreater which is a Windows tool for beginners with intuitive interface and also having a designer based advanced features meant for lending a hand in designing, creating and for high quality editing for TrueType and Open Type fonts. Also scanned images and vector graphics into glyphs conversion is supported. Cost: 79 USD for Home -Edition
This tool, from FontLab designed to work on windows and Mac is another font editor tool to create and customize new fonts or existing fonts. The software allows you to edit and generate Type1, TrueType, Open Type and Type3 fonts . It is possible that you can calibrate font kerning and spacing within the other features. You can find FontLab’s other alternative editors: TypeTooland BitFonter (for Bitmap font editing)
It comes as a freeware application for Linux/Unix, Mac, and Windows PC’s generalized in multiple languages. With this outline font editing tool you can create as well as edit Postscripts, True type, Open Type, Bitmap fonts and .svg files. And also supports the format conversion to another.
This software which is available for WindowsOS and MacOSX is a font editing software (Open Type). The editor allows you to save, open and the conversion of .ttf and .otf fonts. The application supports the process of importing .svg files. For Beginners Type light, a free font editor designed to run on Windows can be tried.
It is a browser-based typographer tool to create fonts on your own easily and quickly. It allows you to download the created fonts as TrueType. With FontStruct you can share, see and download uploaded fonts from other users and can be used in your design.
BitFont Maker2 is a free online editor which specializes in pixel-font that can be used to create and edit bitmap fonts. It allows you to download created font as Truetype and also can upload the personalized fonts of yours into the gallery.
This comes as a tool that is completely online and that aids you in creating TrueType fonts from, handwriting. Yes. Fonts can be made out of your handwriting. This newly created font can be previewed, but it needs to be bough if you want to use it in any of your projects.
It aids in creating Open Type fonts right from the handwriting you have scanned into the computer. Like in the case of Fontifier, you can preview or see it for free, but require to buy it if you want to us it.
It comes free, HTML backed up fonts editor. You are free to create a new font from the scratch of you can use a font in its making process.
With iFontMaker, which is an application for Windows 8 and iPad. It comes with a handy font editor which let you build fonts from the scratch or you can customize and use the already existing fonts. Cost: Windows- 4.99 $, Mac- 6.99$.
It is one of the browser oriented tool intended for creating new fonts. It comes with a glyph edit system (real time), and an automated outline generation system, with which your own fonts can be created and can be downloaded as .OTF files.
Cost: Free version with time limitations
If you are using any other font creators which are not listed above, don’t hesitate to share it to us. And also, we will keep you posted on any updates.