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Free Freeware
CR8 Software Solutions
Windows 10 / 8 / 7 / Vista / XP
Jun 30, 2018
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Type light Review

Tina de Pierre
An editor for fonts that can design and edit PostScript OTF and TrueType TTF font files
A review of Type light by Tina de Pierre

Type light is a freeware font editor which can edit and convert between TrueType and PostScript fonts.

Like many graphic editors, Type light features a layout with an area for editing fonts and certain tools for modifying them. Users of vector graphics editors shouldn't have a program here.

The standard tools offered by Type light offer the ability to draw shapes and to manipulate them. Rectangles, lines, ellipse, selection are some of the basic tools. Type light also provides tools for editing point properties, converting fonts between TrueType and PostScript, undo and redo and more.

Fonts edited can be saved as TTF or OTF files and can contain within them different items such as copyright, font family name, sub family and the full name.

In conclusion, Type light is a good free font editor which is the little brother of Type, a full commercial package which includes more tools. For those with experience editing vector graphics, Type light shouldn't take any time to get the hang of.

Type light features and highlights:
  • Open, save and convert OTF and TTF fonts
  • Edit TrueType and PostScript curves
  • Enter basic and advanced font names in Unicode
  • Enter all font metrics and basic description parameters
  • Provides basic drawing tools such as select, draw, points, shapes and ruler
  • Glyph metrics editor

Type light is licensed as Freeware for Windows (32-bit and 64-bit) operating system / platform from font software without restrictions. Type light 3.2.048 is available to all software users as a free download (Freeware).

This font editor software is filed under:
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  • Freeware Font Software
  • Major release: Type light 3.2
  • Free Software Download

Compatibility with this font editor software may vary, but will generally run fine under Microsoft Windows 10, 8, 8.1, 7, Vista and XP on either a 32-bit or 64-bit setup. A separate x64 version may be available from CR8 Software Solutions.

Type light has been picked by our editors as very good.
Type light has been tested for viruses and malware.
We have tested Type light 3.2.048 against malware with several different programs. We certify that this program is clean of viruses, malware and trojans. [Read more]

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