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ScanFont 3.0

Software from FontLab 3.0 product line - professional PostScript Type 1 and TrueType font creator.

ScanFont 3.0 - a new product from the creators of FontLab.

With ScanFont 3.0 you can create a professional looking technically correct digital font in minutes. If you don't want to create a font, just modify an existing one, you can edit the characters, add some pictures, and even add your signature. You can draw whatever you want (on paper clip with real tools or on the computer screen with virtual tools). Click the mouse button a few times and you're done!

Do you want to reuse the old "bitmap" fonts that you cannot replace with modern "outline" fonts, like Type 1 or TrueType? ScanFont 3.0 will do that for you. ScanFont 3.0 includes a very precise autotracing algorithm that is designed to work with characters, so everything that you can print on paper or see on the computer screen in Windows, you can transform into a high-quality TrueType or PostScript font.

The key features of ScanFont 3.0 are:

  • High-quality fully customizable autotracing algorithm especially designed to handle characters
  • Integrated bitmap and outline editors with more than 20 tools
  • 100-level undo/redo bitmap and outline editors
  • Automatic detection of characters and strings in a source image
  • Support of most scanners through TWAIN interface
  • Importing and exporting of fonts in TrueType and PostScript Type 1 formats
  • Importing and exporting of individual characters in EPS format
  • Metric and kerning editing module with customizable autospacing and autokerning features
  • Importing and exporting of font metrics files in PFM and AFM format
  • Easy-to-use drag/drop interface

You can download trial version of the ScanFont 3.0.

ScanFont 3.0 requires following hardware and software configurations:

Hardware - PC computer with 486 or Pentium processor,  at least 8 Mb RAM, VGA or better video system, HDD and mouse.

Software - Windows 3.1 and Win32s 1.30 installed; Windows 95; Windows NT 3.51 or Windows NT 4.0