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Fontographer 4.7 Port Angeles, WA, USA November 28, 2005. Announced today the release of Fontographer 4.7, the first Mac OS X-compatible version of the popular font editor. What was the first B=E9zier drawing program for Macintosh computers? =46ontographer, created by Altsys in 1985 and later developed by Macromedia. This font editor played a key role in the development of digital font technology by bringing type design to the desk of an individual designer. Easy-to-learn and straightforward, Fontographer remained the favorite font creation tool for many typographers, graphic designers and some professional type designers. In 1996, Macromedia released Fontographer 4.1.4 for Mac, the last official version of Fontographer for the Macintosh platform.
The development of the product went on hold. In May 2005, Fontlab Ltd. Licensed Fontographer from Macromedia and made the promise to its users to fix the most crucial bugs and make the product compatible with Mac OS X.
Six months later, Fontlab Ltd. Is proud to announce that the promise given to our customers has been fulfilled. Fontographer 4.7 is the first =46ontographer ever to run natively in Mac OS X.
It also brings some necessary changes such as:. support for the Euro character,. updated encodings,.
Macromedia Fontographer 4.1
copy-paste compatibility with new Illustrator and Freehand versions, as well as numerous bug fixes. Ted Harrison, President of Fontlab Ltd. Explains: “With our TypeTool product we have a font editor for beginners, hobbyists and students.
=46ontLab Studio and AsiaFont Studio are our high-end products with a certai= n degree of technical complexity, aimed at professional type designers. =46ontographer fills the gap between those products a font editor for graphic designers and desktop publishers, powerful enough for real-world typography but without the learning curve of our high-end products.” Jim Gallagher (“Der FontMeister”), who had served as Fontographer’s Senior Support Engineer for eight years and is now Customer Support Manager at =46ontlab Ltd., enthusiastically adds: “The rebirth of Fontographer is no longer a myth!
The FontLab team has brought Fontographer into the OS X world. The bug fixes alone are worth the upgrade.
Fontographer is back. Keep the faith!” =46ontographer 4.7 is available for Mac OS X only and retails at US$349. Users of Fontographer 4.x can upgrade at US$99, upgrades for older =46ontographer users and TypeTool users are also available.
Fontographer 4.1.5 is still the current version for Windows. All products from Fontlab Ltd. Carry a 60-day satisfaction guarantee. Visit the Fontographer page at About Fontlab Ltd.
=46ontlab Ltd. Has stayed at the forefront of digital font management by remaining devoted to developing font editors and typography products. Their full line of products is dedicated to solving the most complex typography issues. These products include: AsiaFont Studio, BitFonter, FogLamp, =46ontLab, Fontographer, ScanFont, TypeTool, TransType, FontFlasher, =46ONmaker, SigMaker and CompoCompiler. More information on all Fontlab products can be seen at www.fontlab.com.
Fontographer helps you expand existing fonts to include fractions, symbols, foreign characters, and logos in Type 1, Type 3, and TrueType fonts, or create an entire typeface from scratch. Fonts created with Fontographer can be used in any program with a font menu on Windows and Macintosh platforms. Fontographer is now integrated into the FontLab line of digital typography tools. Features:.
Fontographer 4 For Mac Pro
Ease of Use. Fontographer has all the tools to make type manipulation easy for both beginners and professionals. It's easy to add fractions, special symbols, foreign characters, even logos to all your favorite fonts. Print key maps of all your fonts and keep customizations at your fingertips. Real-time rendering.
Fontographer's fast rendering lets you design, edit, and manipulate fonts in a variety of editing windows. View your work in the Metrics window to see how your characters will look when printed. Typographical precision. Fontographer lets you specify, view, and print characters.
Includes snap-to-guides and snap-to-points. Print samples of characters, keyboard layouts, and kerning pairs for future reference. An integral part of your software library. Fontographer generates PostScript-language Type 1 fonts, Type 3, TrueType, and Multiple Master fonts. Fontographer generates fonts for use on both the Macintosh and Windows platforms.
You can also export EPS and PICT files for use in your favorite drawing programs. What's New:. open recent files is added to File menu.
fixed crash of 'set metrics' dialog. more accurate import of afm and keq (kerning assistance files). now allows to open.dfont fonts. in save dialogs file extension will now better match selected format.
Keyserver support is improved. will now remember destination folder for font generation. a lot of minor fixes.