software


Software refers to the programs and other operating information used by a computer.

Articles 4

Designer and programmer Jürg Lehni analyses the evolution of typographic technology and the nature of digital fonts, and introduces Donald E. Knuth’s groundbreaking TeX and Metafont systems. An essay complemented by interviews with Peter Biľak, Erik Spiekermann and Dimitri Bruni (NORM).
Essays · 14 April 2011 · English · 4373 words
The first chapter of Emily King’s doctoral thesis which focuses on typeface design in the United States, England and the Netherlands between 1987 and 1997 (part one).
Essays · 23 January 2005 · English · 15154 words
The second chapter of Emily King’s doctoral thesis which focuses on typeface design in the United States, England and the Netherlands between 1987 and 1997.
Essays · 23 January 2005 · English · 18886 words
The third chapter of Emily King’s doctoral thesis which focuses on typeface design in the United States, England and the Netherlands between 1987 and 1997.
Essays · 23 January 2005 · English · 17408 words

Blogs 6

This Greta Sans Type System Specimen App was created to help you explore the type system intuitively with a mouse or your fingers.
2 May 2012
PDF Font Tester is an available online API that allows users to create their own samples, controlling the text, position, size, leading, OpenType features and colour, and generate a PDF file with the font samples.
7 March 2012
Typotheque also offers a free iPad app. The Elementar App is an innovative, intuitive way to select parametric bitmap fonts just by swiping to browse through the thousands of combinations of heights, weights and styles.
6 June 2011
Typotheque is pleased to announce the release of Dance Writer as an iPhone/iPad app. Dance Writer converts text into a choreographed sequence of poses based on the shapes of the letters
26 April 2011
For Experimenta 2009, we created an interactive installation currently on show at the Museu Colecção Berardo.
15 September 2009

Help 9

LetterMeter, a Unicode based text analysis tool, helps compare multilingual texts and measure the frequency of particular glyphs. It has been moved to a different website: http://www.type-applications.com.
The Print & Web Licence of our OpenType fonts permits you to download the font files and use them in your favourite print applications. When you want to use them on a website, log in to your account to generate a block of CSS code for your webpage.
Fonts are software, and their use is defined by their End-User Licence Agreement. At the moment, most commercial fonts don’t permit font embedding, but all Typotheque fonts can be embedded via our secure server.
While all OpenType fonts will work in nearly all existing software, only some applications take full advantage of OpenTypeʼs advanced layout features. Applications such as InDesign, Illustrator, PhotoShop, QuarkXPress 7 (and higher), Word 2010 and Mellel offer these options.
If you have successfully unpacked and installed the fonts, but the fonts are still not available, try the following tips:

Other pages 1

Comprehensive table of OpenType feature tags and their support in applications (software). OpenType features are created by using the tags in creating feature scripts that describe how characters are to be manipulated to make the desired feature.