TypeTool 2.0 review

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TypeTool - Quick, simple font editing : accents, symbols.

License: Shareware
OS: Windows Vista / 7 / 8 / 10
File size: 3896K
Developer: FontLab, Ltd.
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Price: $99.00
Updated: 25 May 2006
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TypeTool - Quick, simple font editing : accents, symbols.

TypeTool is our basic font editor.
Good for quick, small jobs like accents, kerning pair adjustment, etc.

Here are some key features of "TypeTool":
Make new fonts
Automatically or manually hint and kern your fonts
Add ligatures, old style figures, fractions, currency symbols, correct em dashes, apostrophes, quotation marks and foreign characters to your fonts
Make your own dingbat or clipart fonts
Make font variations with the new transformation tools
Print font reference tables
Rearrange and rename your font's characters
Make custom end-of-story markers for your newsletter
Convert fonts between Adobe Type 1 and TrueType formats
Edit fonts with up to 65, glyphs with support for 2-byte encodings
Special Font Map window for large fonts.

adds FL logo to some characters on export.

What's New:
Knife tool - slice and dice your contours, even leave open ends.
Magic wand - select only the segments you want.
Shaped brushes - no more boring brush strokes! Choose from a variety of different shapes.
VectorPaint tools - paint like a bitmap but create vector outlines.
New metrics window - easier to navigate, faster to use.
Expanded encodings and Unicode codepages - covering virtually every language in the world.

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