FontLab+Studio - Import and Export Formats

Font Editor Font Editors Font Converter Software Font Software Type Software Font Utils Font Utilities font manupulating fonts, editing fonts, generation, font editing fonts exploring, font conversion , font manipulation, generating fonts.

FontLab+Studio

All the software typographers ever need to generate, edit, manipulate, convert and explore digital type (fonts).

DeutschEnglish
Main Software Font Service Shopping Cart Information Contact
FontLab Studio Fontographer AsiaFont Studio TypeTool ScanFont TransType BitFonter FonMaker FogLamp FontFlasher SigMaker Photofont Start



FontLab Studio

Import and Export Formats

Import and Export Formats

Import formats:
FontLab can directly open the following font format files and supports up to 64000 characters:

  • PC/Mac Type 1 and Multiple Master (*.pfb, *.pfa) (only the MAC version can open Mac files)
  • PC/Mac TrueType (*.ttf) including most OpenType tables (only the MAC version can open Mac files)
  • OpenType (*.otf)
  • all FontLab files starting at version 2.5 (*.vfa, *.vfb)

Also FontLab can import several file types:

  • Level 2 and Level 3 EPS (*.ai, *.eps) (only lines and curves can be imported).
  • Bitmap files (*.bmp, *.dib, *.tif) can be loaded as background images (also through Windows clipboard).
  • Metric files (*.mmm, *.afm, *.pfm) can be loaded for processing of metrics information.
  • Glyph class files (*.flc) can be loaded to simply the process of grouping characters.
  • Import of feature definition files (*.fea) simplfy the process of building OpneType features.
  • Text files can be used to load sample strings to simplify metrics and hinting editing.

Export formats:
With FontLab you can save the following font format files:

  • PC/Mac Type 1 and Multiple Master (*.pfb, *.pfa) (only the MAC version can save Mac files)
  • PC/Mac TrueType (*.ttf) including most OpenType tables (only the MAC version can save Mac files)
  • OpenType (*.otf)
  • FontLab native format (*.vfb)

Also FontLab can export the following file types:

  • Level 2 and Level 3 EPS (*.ai, *.eps).
  • Metric files (*.mmm, *.afm, *.pfm) can be saved.
  • Glyph class files (*.flc) can be saved to simply the process of grouping characters.
  • Export of feature definition files (*.fea) simplfy the process of building OpneType features.