We (I and two friends) are proud to present probably the first publicly available open-licenced font for Brahmi, Adinatha.
Brahmi is judged to be the progenitor of over 200 daughter and grand-daughter scripts in India and South East Asia. A "dialect" of Brahmi was used to write old Tamil language in the rocks and caves of Southern Tamil Nadu, and is known as Tamil Brahmi. This font caters to this specific form of Brahmi, and was created, among other tools, with the help of High-Logic Font Creator.
We wish to thank the High-Logic people for this excellent product and their help in our procuring a licence for this altruistic cause of preserving the world's epigraphical heritage via such a font (and hopefully many more to come). We also thank the various kind people on this forum with all their help and guidance with our experiments in font creation. I promise many more such queries for you people to answer in the future too!
Anyhow, we tag this font as "beta" just in case. And in case someone is curious, it is named after Adinatha, the first Tirthankara of Jains, in honour of the Jains having introduced Brahmi to the Tamil region.
Adinatha is released free of charge and under a free licence (the Open Font Licence) so as to encourage its usage among academics and other interested parties, and to thereby encourage more people to be interested in epigraphy and the world's heritage.
Adinatha is based on the existing Brahmi encoding (http://www.unicode.org/charts/PDF/U11000.pdf
Download link to package containing font and manual: http://www.virtualvinodh.com/download/A ... Brahmi.zip