Mac conversion

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John Davis
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Mac conversion

Post by John Davis » Fri Oct 11, 2002 7:27 pm

I've successfully created my first font and it works well on my PC. A great program! Now a colleague who operates on a Mac wants a copy of the font. I know Font Creator is PC-only, so can you suggest how I can get the font converted for him, please (I would pay a reasonable fee for the service)

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Post by Erwin Denissen » Mon Oct 14, 2002 7:59 pm

TrueType fonts can be used directly under OSX, but need to be converted for use by earlier Mac operating systems.

I know of 3 tools that convert TrueType fonts between Mac and Windows formats, however I've never tried any of them:

CrossFont v3.6 for Windows from Acute Systems (US $45.00):
http://www.asy.com/scrcf.htm

TransType v2.1 for Mac and Windows from pyrus (US $97.00):
http://www.pyrus.com/html/transtype.html

TTConverter v1.5 for Mac from Chris Reed (Shareware):
Last updated in 1993 but still available on the internet.

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