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A Survey of Free Math Fonts for TeX and LaTeX
 Article by Stephen Hartke from Urbana, IL, written in 2006. He surveys free math fonts for TeX and LaTeX, with examples, instructions for using LaTeX packages for changing fonts, and links to sources for the fonts and packages. PDF version of the paper. Hartke is a Professor of Mathematics at the University of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign. He finished a font family called Aurulent Sans and Aurulent Sans Mono (2007), and released the free monospaced font Verily Serif Mono (2006, based on Vera Serif, with same dimensions as Vera Sans Mono). Fontsy link. Alternate URL. Yet another URL. Twentyfour examples of text face/math face are showcased. Some are quite disappointing. Here are the better ones (with some text quoted from Hartke's article):

Aarno Hohti
 
Download free Bengali PostScript fonts. Also includes software for using Bengali in TEX and has Bengali X11 screen fonts. [Google] [More] ⦿  
Adobe OT fonts in Latex
 John Owens (UC Davis) explains how to install Adobe OpenType fonts for use with Latex. He bases himself on Marc Penninga's fontools and on Eddie Kohler's LCDF type tools, both free. He has developed the otfinst package: otfinst takes a list of OpenType font files as input, uses Eddie Kohler's otftotfm to install them into a TeX/LaTeX system, and builds and installs the necessary font description and style files. Otfinst was formerly known as otftex_install and is written in Python. It has similar capabilities to Marc Penninga's fontools. [Google] [More] ⦿ 
Free C program by Thomas Rokicki and Donald Knuth for conversion from AFM to TFM. [Google] [More] ⦿  
The Computer Duerer fonts are a metafont family developed by Alan Hoenig (City University of New Tork). Hoenig also developed Makor, a Hebrew TeX. The fonts in that package include OmegaSerifHebrew (like David), Ezra, Rashi and Hadassah. Another URL. [Google] [More] ⦿  
Alan Jeffrey
 
Developer of these free font families, quite exquisite and complete:
He contributed to the GNU Freefont project via FreeSerif Cyrillic, and some of the Greek symbols. He also provided valuable direction about Cyrillic and Greek typesetting. Kernest link. Fontspace link. Another URL. [Google] [More] ⦿  
Almost European Concrete Roman (or: aecc)
 From the blurb by developer Luis Rivera, 2012: This is a set of virtual fonts building, from the standard Concrete fonts, a set of almost T1 encoded fonts. My idea with these fonts is that it should be possible to use the Knuthian Concrete fonts to produce PS/PDF files even when one needs hyphenation patterns other than English. The package assumes that the underlying AE (Almost European Modern Roman) fonts have been previously installed. [Google] [More] ⦿ 
Amarjit Singh
 
The AMS in Providence, RI, offers the Computer Modern and AMS fonts in type 1 and metafont formats. Free, and for mathematical symbols, the best anywhere. Contact: Tom Kacvinsky. AMS Fonts. [Google] [More] ⦿  
An exploration of the Latin Modern fonts
 Article in The PracTeX Journal, 2006, no. 1, by Will Robertson, a PhD student in Mechanical/Mechatronic Engineering in the University of Adelaide, South Australia. The Latin Modern family was originally designed by Jackowski and Nowacki to cover as many languages as possible: it has over 69,000 glyphs. [Google] [More] ⦿ 
Andreas Egler
 
Andrey V. Panov
 
Anshuman Pandey (University of Washington, Seattle) made a Bengali METAFONT. He also created wnri, a METAFONT set of fonts for Old English, Indic languages in transcription, and American Indian languages. The Washington Romanized (WNRI) Indic package enables texts encoded in the 8bit Classical Sanskrit/Classical Sanskrit eXtended (CS/CSX) encoding to be typeset in \TeX{} without modification of the input scheme. Pandey also developed a LaTeX package for Gurmukhi/Punjabi, which uses a metafont he generated (with permission) from Hardip Singh Pannu's Punjabi truetype font. Frans Velthuis (Groningen University) developed a Devanagari Metafont in 1991, which is on the CTAN archive. Later, Anshuman Pandey took over the maintenance of font. Primoz Peterlin made type 1 outlines based on this. These outline renderings (Type 1) were automatically converted from METAFONT by Peter Szabo's TeXtrace, and subsequently edited using George Williams' PfaEdit PostScript font editor by Anshuman Pandey (University of Washington). In 20032004, additional updates in the set of 22 Metafont files are due to Kevin Carmody, who presently maintains the package. The font names: TeXdvng10, TeXdvng9, TeXdvng8. These were later changed to VelthuisDevanagari8Regular, VelthuisDevanagari9Regular and VelthuisDevanagari10Regular. This font was used in the GNU freefont project for the Devanagari range (U+0900U+097F). [Google] [More] ⦿  
From the University of Poitiers, France, Anthony Phan's math symbol package (in metafont) is called mathabx (2002). It extends the Computer Modern mathematical symbol set. Other series by him, all in metafont: Mbb (2000, blackboard outline), Mcalligra (2001), Mxy (2002), Mgrey (2000). In 2011, type 1 outlines were made by Kohsaku Hotta. [Google] [More] ⦿  
Anton Zinoviev
 
APL
 Aarno Hohti's free metafont for APL. Plus many files for TEX users who want to set APL code nicely. [Google] [More] ⦿ 
ArabTex
 If you use LaTeX and want the top of the line in Arabic fonts (and free too!), get the metafont that comes with ArabTex: From the University of Stuttgart, Professor Klaus Lagally's ArabTeX is a LaTeX extension for highquality Arabic writing. It is free. Lagally is also responsible for the xnsh package for ArabTeX. CTAN archive. He published ArabTEX  Typesetting Arabic with Vowels and Ligatures, EuroTEX'92 (Prague), 1992. [Google] [More] ⦿ 
archaic
 Peter R. Wilson's metafont code (20002005) for many archaic languages: ProtoSemitic (16bc), Phoenician (10bc), Greek (6bc), Greek (4bc), Etruscan (8bc), Futharc (AngloSaxon, 6ad), Hieroglyphics (30bc: the hieroglf provides a Metafont version of about 80 Egyptian hieroglyphs from Serge Rosmorduc's comprehensive hieroglyph package, see here for a type 1 version called ArchaicPoorMansHieroglyphs (2005)), Cypriot (9bc). Peter also developed metafont fonts for bookhands. The Archaic ollection contains fonts to represent Aramaic, Cypriot, Etruscan, Greek of the 6th and 4th centuries BCE, Egyptian hieroglyphics, Linear A, Linear B, Nabatean old Persian, the Phaistos disc, Phoenician, protoSemitic, runic, South Arabian Ugaritic and Viking scripts. The bundle also includes a small font for use in phonetic transcription of the archaic writings. The bundle's own directory includes a font installation map file for the whole collection. The authors are Peter R. Wilson, Uwe Zimmermann and Apostolos Syropoulos. See here for the type 1 fonts ArchaicOandS (2005) and ArchaicOandSItalic (2005). Here we find type 1 versions called SquareCapitals (2005) and SquareCapitalsBold (2005). He also made the type 1 faces ArchaicEtruscan (2005), ArchaicRunic (2005) and ArchaicProtoSemitic (2005). Further packages of type 1 and metafont fonts: ArchaicAramaic (2005), South Arabian (2005, for the South Arabian script, in use for about 1000 years from roughly 600 BC; based on a metafont by Alan Stanier), ArchaicLinearB (2005: a syllabary used in the Bronze Age (15bc) for writing Mycenaean Greek), ArchaicNabatean (2005: the Nabatean script used in the Middle East between the fourth centuries BC and AD), ArchaicOldPersian (2005: the Old Persian Cuneiform script in use between about 500 to 350 BC.), ArchaicUgariticCuneiform (2005: the Ugaritic Cuniform script in use about 1300 BC), ArchaicCypriot (19992005). [Google] [More] ⦿ 
Arev Fonts
 Motivated by mathematical applications, the "Arev" set of fonts adds Greek, Cyrillic, LatinA, and some LatinB, and Symbol characters (music and math, mainly) to Bitstream's Vera fonts. Stephen Schrenk (whose nom de plume is Tavmjong Bah) created the Arev Sans font. The text accompanying the Arev Sans package is: The package arev provides virtual fonts and LaTeX packages for using Arev Sans. Arev Sans is a derivative of Bitstream Vera Sans created by Tavmjong Bah by adding support for Greek and Cyrillic characters. Bah also added a few variant letters that are more appropriate for mathematics. The primary purpose for using Arev Sans in LaTeX is presentations, particularly when using a computer projector. Arev Sans is quite readable for presentations, with large xheight, "open letters," wide spacing, and thick stems. The style is very similar to the SliTeX font lcmss, but heavier. Stephen Hartke converted Arev Sans to Type 1 format, and created the virtual fonts and packages for using Arev Sans in LaTeX. [Google] [More] ⦿ 
Author of various TeX / metafnt / TeX font packages. These include knitting: a package written to make it possible to write cable and lace charts for knitting patterns using plain TeX or LaTeX. It provides type 1 and metafont fonts of appropriate symbols and macros for their use. The font family KnittingSymbols (2010) contains ten fonts by Ariel Barton. In 2013, he published sansmathfonts, motivated by Ariel as follows: The Computer Modern font family has a sans serif typeface. However, compared to the serif typeface, it is incomplete: there are no sans serif small caps or math fonts. Furthermore, the bold slanted font is not available as an outline font. This leads to highly unsatisfactory typography of documents that use sans serif for the body text. The sansmathfonts package provides these \missing" fonts. Most of the usefulness of the package is in the fonts; sansmathfonts.sty is a small package providing LATEX support. [Google] [More] ⦿  
Arkandis Digital Foundry
 French foundry, est. 2007, which published many extensive free sans and sans serif families by Hirwen Harendal, who supports Open Source projects. The purpose of ADF is to provide a large number of high quality fonts (174 fonts as of the end of August 2007). Harendal has help from Clea F. Rees, most notably on the TeX part and the extensive Venturis family. His typefaces:
Kernest link. [Google] [More] ⦿ 
Autofont
 A free UNIX/TeX tool by Eddie Kohler. He writes: This package provides some Perl scripts that simplify font handling for TeX. The basic idea behind Autofont is that TeXrequired font information, including TFM and VF font metrics, PK bitmap fonts, and DVIPS 'psfonts.map' references, should be generated on the fly when required, based on the TeX font name. With Autofont, referring to a PostScript font is sufficient to install that font for TeX's purposes. The user writes an .fd file and that's it. This differs from fontinst, where fonts must be explicitly installed. Autofont can automatically transform fonts based on "instructions" embedded in the font name. For example, "TimesRomansl167" refers to an artificially slanted version of Times Roman, and "ACaslonRegularf" refers to a version of Adobe Caslon Regular that includes the ff, ffi, and ffl ligatures found in Adobe Caslon Expert. Again, there is no need to install anything explicitly; simply refer to the fonts by name and Autofont will take care of the required virtual font manipulations. Autofont requires a Unix TeX installation based on Web2c. [Google] [More] ⦿ 
Free utility by Eddie Kohler who writes: This package provides some Perl scripts that simplify font handling for TeX. The basic idea behind Autofont is that TeXrequired font information, including TFM and VF font metrics, PK bitmap fonts, and DVIPS 'psfonts.map' references, should be generated on the fly when required, based on the TeX font name. With Autofont, referring to a PostScript font is sufficient to install that font for TeX's purposes. The user writes an .fd file and that's it. This differs from fontinst, where fonts must be explicitly installed. Autofont can automatically transform fonts based on "instructions" embedded in the font name. For example, "TimesRomansl167" refers to an artificially slanted version of Times Roman, and "ACaslonRegularf" refers to a version of Adobe Caslon Regular that includes the ff, ffi, and ffl ligatures found in Adobe Caslon Expert. Again, there is no need to install anything explicitly; simply refer to the fonts by name and Autofont will take care of the required virtual font manipulations. Autofont requires a Unix TeX installation based on Web2c. [Google] [More] ⦿  
Bakoma fonts
 The Bakoma fonts were made by Basil Malyshev, author of Bakoma TeX. BaKoMa TeX uses fonts in ATM compatible PostScript Type 1 format These fonts was produced by automatical conversion from Knuth's Computer Modern MetaFont codes. The conversion technology was designed by Basil K. Malyshev in 19941995. Later, the technology was improved to handle hint replacement, and the collection was extended by additional fonts. Some of Bakoma TeX is commercial now, but the fonts are still free. They are originally in type 1, but subsequent truetype and opentype versions have been developed too. Here is a grouped listing:

"BaKoMa TeX is PostScript enabled TeX system intended for preparing of Electronic Publications. The system works under Microsoft Windows XP/2000/NT/98/95. The system includes Integrated Development Environment, Extended BaKoMa Fonts Collection, TeX processor with friends, and popular macro packages. The system supports using a scalable fonts (OpenType, TrueType, PostScript Type 1 (including Multiple Masters), and Type 3 font formats) and importing of PostScript graphics into documents. The system supports generation of PDF and printing on any printer supported by a driver under MS Windows." Shareware, developed by Basil Malyshev. [Google] [More] ⦿  
Free software by Basyl K. Malyshev: BaKoMa TeX is a complete TeX system for Microsoft Windows 95/98/NT/2000. It supports type 1, type 3, truetype, OpenType, and TeX PK formats, and enables PostScript in TeX. The system includes about *1500* typefaces in PostScript Type 1 and Type 3 font format including the following fonts: CM (including LaTeX and Logo fonts + vf for T1 with CX, AMS Fonts (Euler, Math Symbols), EC/TC, LH (T2A), Concrete (Math, ECC), Malvern, CMCyr + vf for T2A/LCY, Scripting fonts, CMPica, Punk, Stmaryrd, Wasy, Rsfs, YHMath, BlackBoard (bbm, doublestroke), Lams, Astro Symbols (cmastro, astrosym, moonphase), Barcodes (barcodes, wlean, wlc*), Logical (loggates, milstd), timing, MusiXTeX, Chess/CChess, Go, Backgammon, Dingbats/NiceFrame. PDF output supported. Direct access to the fonts. [Google] [More] ⦿  
This extensive package designed by Basil K. Malyshev for Microsoft Windows XP/2000/NT/98/95 contains a wealth of fonts and software. We quote the author: "BaKoMa TeX is Postscript enabled TeX system intended for Electronic Publishing. Postscript enabled means that the system includes builtin Postscript interpreter that provides careful drawing Postscript graphics (including one embedded into DVI via TeX special's) on display and on (even nonpostscript) printers. Also, it provides perfect conversion of any Postscript graphics for such output formats as: PDF, SVG, and HTML. SVG output lets you to create high quality animated presentations. The system supports using a scalable fonts in modern font formats: OpenType, TrueType (Unicode supported), Postscript Type1 (including Multiple Masters), and Type3." The 1500 fonts included are broken down as follows (nearly all are conversions of metafonts):
 
Bangtex
 Bangtex is a package for typesetting documents in Bangla and Assamese using the Tex/Latex systems, developed by Calcuttabased Palash Baran Pal, Saha Institute of Nuclear Physics, Calcutta. It includes a metafont family. See also here. Designer of the free Unicodebased Bengali font Akaash (2003), which can be found here and here. The latter font is part of a free Bengali font effort by the FreeFonts Project. Akaash is coproduced by Sayamindu Dasgupta. [Google] [More] ⦿ 
Basil K. Malyshev
 
BDFCHESS is a package of additional macros to CHESS.STY 1.2, writen by Piet Tutelaers, for correspondence chess players. To be used with Piet Tutelaers' metafont chess fonts. [Google] [More] ⦿  
Belleek fonts
 Richard Kinch's public domain fonts in type 1 and Truetype that may replace the proprietary fonts needed for Latex Mathtime. Names: blex, blsy, rblmi. Created in 1998. CTAN download site. [Google] [More] ⦿ 
Bert Bos studied Mathematics in Groningen (19821987), and wrote a thesis about Graphic User Interfaces (19871993). He worked on an Internet browser and the surrounding infrastructure for the Faculty of Arts in Groningen and is now working for The World Wide Web Consortium on style sheets and math. He lives in Sophia Antipolis near Nice in France. Author of Cascading Style Sheetsdesigning for the Web (3rd ed.) (2005, Hakon Wium Lie & Bert Bos). He also created a free transitional family in metafont and opentype for use with TeX, Gladiator and Gladiator Sans (1991). Klingspor link. [Google] [More] ⦿  
Bill McClain's useful pages with his TeX solutions for his own shop, Sattre Press. He uses the ConTeXt and pdfTeX packages, and explains a few typographic tricks. [Google] [More] ⦿  
Canadian computer scientist who used to be at Queen's University in Kingston. In 2006, he published the TeX support files for URW's free family URW Classico (2006), which itself is a free clone of Zapf's Optima. In 2009, he created figbas package for TeX, which contains three Postscript Type 1 minifonts cmrj, cmssj, plrj (and associated map file and metric files) with just five "ligatures" for the combinations 2+, 4+, 5+, 6+, and 9+ used in figuredbass notation in baroque music. The fonts are intended for use with Computer Modern (cmr), Computer Modern Sans (cmss), and Palatino/Palladio (pplr), respectively. The PostScript names are FiguredBassComputerModern, FiguredBassComputerModernSans, and FiguredBassPalatino. In 2012, he created type 1 versions of two large font packages, Philipp H. Poll's Biolinum and Libertine. [Google] [More] ⦿  
Boguslaw Jackowski
 
Bookhands
 Renton, WAbased Peter R. Wilson's metafont code (20002003) for the "bookhands" series of fonts. It was his intention to provide the main examples of manuscript hands from the first century until the invention of printing. Included are the following:

Boondox
 Free package in 2011 maintained at the CTAN teX archive by Michael Sharpe from UCSD, who writes: The PostScript fonts in this package were derived from the STIX OpenType collection, with regular and bold weights of calligraphic, fraktur and doublestruck (aka blackboard bold). The font names: BoondoxCalligraphicBold, BoondoxCalligraphicRegular, BoondoxDoubleStruckBold, BoondoxDoubleStruckRegular (blackboard bold style), BoondoxFrakturBold, BoondoxFrakturRegular. Still in 2011, he published Dutch Calligraphic, a reworking of Elzevier's free math calligraphic font ESSTX13. [Google] [More] ⦿ 
Creator of the GillCM family in 2010: Unslanted italic Computer Modern fonts based on Eric Gill's ideas. He also created JAMTimes, expanded Times Roman as used in Journal d'Analyse Mathematique. He also made mdputu (2010), a package of virtual fonts with italics, upright digits, and punctuation for use with Adobe Utopia in mathematical texts. In 2011, he published pcarl, a TeX support package for Adobe Cason Open Face. [Google] [More] ⦿  
BrushScriptXItalic
 Maurizio Loreti's type 1 brushscript font, BrushScriptXItalic, with all files needed to use it in TeX. It was slightly modified by Barta karoly (2010), with updates here. [Google] [More] ⦿ 
Charte des Ornements
 A PDF file compiled by Jacques André (Rennes) which lists the ornaments in several digital fonts such as FourierGUTenberg (futs), Fournier (mf1rp) the Monotype ornament series (mpi001 à mpi006). [Google] [More] ⦿ 
Chen Li
 
Chess metafonts
 Chess package for TEX with metafonts by Piet Tutelaers. See also here. Developed by Piet Tutelaers at Technische Universiteit Eindhoven, The Netherlands. [Google] [More] ⦿ 
Chinese TEX package. Includes free TrueType fonts fxntufs, fxntukai, fxntuli, and utilities such as ttf2pk and ttf2tfm. [Google] [More] ⦿  
Christophe Caignaert
 
Type designer and type technician, who has helped Hirwen Harendal at Arkandis Type Foundry, and who maintains several free font packages on the CTAN site. These include cfrlm (2014). This package offers enhanced support for the Latin Modern fonts in TeX. [Google] [More] ⦿  
CM Unicode
 Free font package from 2009 by Andrey Panov, specially adapted for TeX. CM Unicode (or: Computer Modern Unicode) is an OpenType and Type 1 unicode version of Knuth's Computer Modern font family. The OIpenType fonts include CMUBrightBold, CMUSerifBoldItalic, CMUSerifBoldSlanted, CMUBrightOblique, CMUBrightRoman, CMUBrightSemiBoldOblique, CMUBrightSemiBold, CMUTypewriterLight, CMUTypewriterLightOblique, CMUSerifBold, CMUBrightBoldOblique, CMUClassicalSerifItalic, CMUTypewriterItalic, CMUConcreteBoldItalic, CMUConcreteBold, CMUConcreteRoman, CMUConcreteItalic, CMUSerifBoldNonextended, CMUSerifRoman, CMUSansSerifOblique, CMUSerifRomanSlanted, CMUSansSerifBoldOblique, CMUSansSerif, CMUSansSerifDemiCondensed, CMUTypewriterOblique, CMUSansSerifBold, CMUTypewriterBold, CMUSerifItalic, CMUTypewriterRegular, CMUTypewriterBoldItalic, CMUSerifUprightItalic, CMUTypewriterVariableItalic, CMUTypewriterVariable. 
cmbright: Computer Modern Bright
 Family of sans serif metafonts based on Donald Knuth's CM font. It is `lighter' and less obtrusive than CMSS. Together with CM Bright there comes a family of typewriter fonts, `CM Typwewriter Light', which look better in combination with CM Bright than the CMTT fonts would do. The whole package is by Walter Schmidt. A commercialquality type 1 version of these fonts is available from Micropress. Free versions are available, in the cmsuper font bundle (the T1 and TS1 encoded part of the set), and in hfbright (the OT1 encoded part, and the maths fonts). Development spanned 19962004. [Google] [More] ⦿ 
A package for TEX users developed in 1999 by Rowland McDonnell to automatically replace lining figures in Computer Modern by old style figures. [Google] [More] ⦿  
CMSuper font package
 CM Super is a huge type 1 family of fonts released under the GNU license by Vladimir Volovich in October 2001. For the cognoscenti: The CMSuper package contains Type 1 fonts converted from METAFONT fonts and covers entire EC/TC and LH fonts (Computer Modern font families). All European and Cyrillic writings are covered. Each Type 1 font program contains ALL glyphs from the following standard LaTeX font encodings: T1, TS1, T2A, T2B, T2C, X2, and also Adobe StandardEncoding (585 glyphs per nonSC font and 468 glyphs per SC font), and could be reencoded to any of these encodings using standard dvips or pdftex facilities (the corresponding support files are also included). Fonts were created using TeXtrace (based on AutoTrace and Ghostscript), t1utils and a bunch of Perl scripts, and were optimized and hinted using FontLab 3.1. The set of UniqueID values was registered at Adobe. Each font shape comes in 14 font sizes ranging from 5pt to 35.83pt (or 11 font sizes for typewriter fonts ranging from 8pt to 35.83pt). The developers offer this overview: The list of provided font shapes is included below: rm, Modern Roman sl, Modern Slanted ti, Modern Italic cc, Modern Caps and Small Caps ui, Modern Unslanted Italic sc, Modern Slanted Caps and Small Caps ci, Modern Classical Serif Italic bx, Modern Bold Extended bl, Modern Bold Extended Slanted bi, Modern Bold Extended Italic xc, Modern Bold Extended Caps and Small Caps oc, Modern Bold Extended Slanted Caps and Small Caps rb, Modern Roman Bold bm, Modern Roman Bold Variant ss, Modern Sans Serif si, Modern Sans Serif Slanted sx, Modern Sans Serif Bold Extended so, Modern Sans Serif Bold Extended Slanted tt, Modern Typewriter st, Modern Typewriter Slanted it, Modern Typewriter Italic tc, Modern Typewriter Caps and Small Caps vt, Modern Variable Width Typewriter vi, Modern Variable Width Typewriter Italic dh, Modern Dunhill Roman fb, Modern Fibonacci Medium fs, Modern Fibonacci Slanted ff, Modern Funny Roman fi, Modern Funny Italic Each font shape comes in 14 font sizes ranging from 5pt to 35.83pt (or 11 font sizes for typewriter fonts ranging from 8pt to 35.83pt). Also, the following 13 onesized font shapes are included, Computer Modern SliTeX Sans Serif Quotation sfli8, Modern SliTeX Sans Serif Quotation Inclined sflb8, Modern SliTeX Sans Serif Quotation Bold sflo8, Modern SliTeX Sans Serif Quotation Bold Oblique sfltt8, Modern LaTeX Typewriter isflq8, Modern SliTeX Sans Serif Quotation Invisible isfli8, Modern SliTeX Sans Serif Quotation Inclined Invisible isflb8, Modern SliTeX Sans Serif Quotation Bold Invisible isflo8, Modern SliTeX Sans Serif Quotation Bold Oblique Invisible isfltt8, Modern LaTeX Typewriter Invisible sfsq8, Modern Sans Serif Quotation sfqi8, Modern Sans Serif Quotation Inclined sfssdc10, Modern Sans Serif Demi Condensed Also, the following 14 fonts from Computer Modern Concrete family are included (font file names correspond to the scheme used in EC Concrete fonts), .. sform10, Modern Concrete Roman sfosl5 .. sfosl10, Modern Concrete Slanted sfoti10, Modern Concrete Italic sfocc10, Modern Concrete Caps and Small Caps Also, the following 19 fonts from Computer Modern Bright family are included (font file names correspond to the scheme used in European Computer Modern Bright fonts), Computer Modern Bright Roman sfbmo{8,9,10,17}, Modern Bright Oblique sfbsr{8,9,10,17}, Modern Bright Semibold sfbso{8,9,10,17}, Modern Bright Semibold Oblique sfbbx10, Modern Bright Bold Extended sfbtl10, Modern Typewriter Light sfbto10. Modern Typewriter Light Oblique Fonts were created using TeXtrace (based on AutoTrace and Ghostscript), t1utils and a bunch of Perl scripts, and were optimized and hinted using FontLab 3.1. The set of UniqueID values was registered at Adobe. We use AGL compliant glyph names when possible (there are some glyphs which are neither present in AGL nor in Unicode). It should also be noted that the fonts use precise (noninteger) glyph widths which better match the TFM widths than just rounding to the nearest integer. These widths are generated using the best approximation (based on continued fractions) with the denominator not exceeding 107 to fit in 1 byte in CharString. Apparently, such subtle technique was used first in BSR/Y&Y CM fonts. I'd like to thank Peter Szabo for TeXtrace, Martin Weber for AutoTrace, and FontLab Ltd. for providing a copy of FontLab. It should be noted that while creating these fonts we intentionally and on principle used only automatic methods which do not require font designers talents. The aim was to use TOTALLY automatic conversion of METAFONT fonts to Type 1 format, automatic optimization and hinting, with the best achievable quality of final Type 1 fonts, to be able to regenerate the fonts if necessary (e.g., when a new version of original METAFONT fonts will be released). Undoubtedly, there are fields for improvement of this approach, which we will use in future versions of the fonts, but even now the fonts seem to look and print quite good (we hope :). It appears that careless approach to FontLab's optimization and autohinting facilities could lead to loss of quality of the original font (some glyph shapes could be broken), so we used the most precise optimization, and hope that optimized and hinted fonts are indeed better than original traced fonts (also, they are significantly smaller in size). So far, we did not find any bugs in optimized fonts. There are 434 Type 1 outline fonts (*.pfb) in the CMSuper font set, and they cover 2536 TeX fonts! Read about the package in CMSuper: Automatic creation of efficient Type 1 fonts from METAFONT fonts (Vladimir Volovich, TUGBoat, 24(1):7578, 2003). The font names: ISFLB8, ISFLI8, ISFLO8, ISFLQ8, ISFLTT8, SFBBX10, SFBI0500, SFBI0600, SFBI0700, SFBI0800, SFBI0900, SFBI1000, SFBI1095, SFBI1200, SFBI1440, SFBI1728, SFBI2074, SFBI2488, SFBI2986, SFBI3583, SFBL0500, SFBL0600, SFBL0700, SFBL0800, SFBL0900, SFBL1000, SFBL1095, SFBL1200, SFBL1440, SFBL1728, SFBL2074, SFBL2488, SFBL2986, SFBL3583, SFBM0500, SFBM0700, SFBM0900, SFBM1000, SFBM1095, SFBM1200, SFBM1440, SFBM1728, SFBM2074, SFBM2488, SFBM2986, SFBM3583, SFBMO10, SFBMO17, SFBMO8, SFBMO9, SFBMR10, SFBMR17, SFBMR8, SFBMR9, SFBSO10, SFBSO17, SFBSO8, SFBSO9, SFBSR10, SFBSR17, SFBSR8, SFBSR9, SFBTL10, SFBTO10, SFBX0500, SFBX0600, SFBX0700, SFBX0800, SFBX0900, SFBX1000, SFBX1095, SFBX1200, SFBX1440, SFBX1728, SFBX2074, SFBX2488, SFBX2986, SFBX3583, SFCC0500, SFCC0600, SFCC0700, SFCC0800, SFCC0900, SFCC1000, SFCC1095, SFCC1200, SFCC1440, SFCC1728, SFCC2074, SFCC2488, SFCC2986, SFCC3583, SFCI0500, SFCI0600, SFCI0700, SFCI0800, SFCI0900, SFCI1000, SFCI1095, SFCI1200, SFCI1440, SFCI1728, SFCI2074, SFCI2488, SFCI2986, SFCI3583, SFDH0500, SFDH0600, SFDH0700, SFDH0800, SFDH0900, SFDH1000, SFDH1095, SFDH1200, SFDH1440, SFDH1728, SFDH2074, SFDH2488, SFDH2986, SFDH3583, SFFB0500, SFFB0600, SFFB0700, SFFB0800, SFFB0900, SFFB1000, SFFB1095, SFFB1200, SFFB1440, SFFB1728, SFFB2074, SFFF0900, SFFF1000, SFFF1095, SFFF1200, SFFF1440, SFFF2488, SFFI0900, SFFI1000, SFFI1095, SFFI1200, SFFI1440, SFFI1728, SFFI2074, SFFS0500, SFFS0600, SFFS0700, SFFS0800, SFFS0900, SFFS1000, SFFS1095, SFFS1200, SFFS1440, SFFS1728, SFFS2074, SFIT0800, SFIT0900, SFIT1000, SFIT1095, SFIT1200, SFIT1440, SFIT1728, SFIT2074, SFIT2488, SFLB8, SFLI8, SFLO8, SFLQ8, SFLTT8, SFOC0500, SFOC0600, SFOC0700, SFOC0800, SFOC0900, SFOC1000, SFOC1095, SFOC1200, SFOC1440, SFOC1728, SFOC2074, SFOC2488, SFOC2986, SFOC3583, SFOCC10, SFORM10, SFORM5, SFORM6, SFORM7, SFORM8, SFORM9, SFOSL10, SFOSL5, SFOSL6, SFOSL7, SFOSL8, SFOSL9, SFOTI10, SFQI8, SFRB0500, SFRB0600, SFRB0700, SFRB0800, SFRB0900, SFRB1000, SFRB1095, SFRB1200, SFRB1440, SFRB1728, SFRB2074, SFRB2488, SFRB2986, SFRB3583, SFRM0500, SFRM0600, SFRM0700, SFRM0800, SFRM0900, SFRM1000, SFRM1095, SFRM1200, SFRM1440, SFRM1728, SFRM2074, SFRM2488, SFRM2986, SFRM3583, SFSC0500, SFSC0600, SFSC0700, SFSC0800, SFSC0900, SFSC1000, SFSC1095, SFSC1200, SFSC1440, SFSC1728, SFSC2074, SFSC2488, SFSC2986, SFSC3583, SFSI0500, SFSI0600, SFSI0700, SFSI0800, SFSI0900, SFSI1000, SFSI1095, SFSI1200, SFSI1440, SFSI1728, SFSI2074, SFSI2488, SFSI2986, SFSI3583, SFSL0500, SFSL0600, SFSL0700, SFSL0800, SFSL0900, SFSL1000, SFSL1095, SFSL1200, SFSL1440, SFSL1728, SFSL2074, SFSL2488, SFSL2986, SFSL3583, SFSO0500, SFSO0600, SFSO0700, SFSO0800, SFSO0900, SFSO1000, SFSO1095, SFSO1200, SFSO1440, SFSO1728, SFSO2074, SFSO2488, SFSO2986, SFSO3583, SFSQ8, SFSS0500, SFSS0600, SFSS0700, SFSS0800, SFSS0900, SFSS1000, SFSS1095, SFSS1200, SFSS1440, SFSS1728, SFSS2074, SFSS2488, SFSS2986, SFSS3583, SFSSDC10, SFST0800, SFST0900, SFST1000, SFST1095, SFST1200, SFST1440, SFST1728, SFST2074, SFST2488, SFST2986, SFST3583, SFSX0500, SFSX0600, SFSX0700, SFSX0800, SFSX0900, SFSX1000, SFSX1095, SFSX1200, SFSX1440, SFSX1728, SFSX2074, SFSX2488, SFSX2986, SFSX3583, SFTC0800, SFTC0900, SFTC1000, SFTC1095, SFTC1200, SFTC1440, SFTC1728, SFTC2074, SFTC2488, SFTC2986, SFTC3583, SFTI0500, SFTI0600, SFTI0700, SFTI0800, SFTI0900, SFTI1000, SFTI1095, SFTI1200, SFTI1440, SFTI1728, SFTI2074, SFTI2488, SFTI2986, SFTI3583, SFTT0800, SFTT0900, SFTT1000, SFTT1095, SFTT1200, SFTT1440, SFTT1728, SFTT2074, SFTT2488, SFTT2986, SFTT3583, SFUI0500, SFUI0600, SFUI0700, SFUI0800, SFUI0900, SFUI1000, SFUI1095, SFUI1200, SFUI1440, SFUI1728, SFUI2074, SFUI2488, SFUI2986, SFUI3583, SFVI0800, SFVI0900, SFVI1000, SFVI1095, SFVI1200, SFVI1440, SFVI1728, SFVI2074, SFVI2488, SFVI2986, SFVI3583, SFVT0800, SFVT0900, SFVT1000, SFVT1095, SFVT1200, SFVT1440, SFVT1728, SFVT2074, SFVT2488, SFVT2986, SFVT3583, SFXC0500, SFXC0600, SFXC0700, SFXC0800, SFXC0900, SFXC1000, SFXC1095, SFXC1200, SFXC1440, SFXC1728, SFXC2074, SFXC2488, SFXC2986, SFXC358. 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Listing produced by the math Font Group (part of TUG):
 
TrueType versions of the Computer Modern fonts. Check also here. Contains the monospaced typewriter type cmtt. [Google] [More] ⦿  
In November 1999, MicroPress Inc started selling at 100USD the full set of Knuth's Concrete Text and Math fonts in Type 1 format. These fonts can be used by any standard TeX drivers that can work with Type 1 fonts (dvips, for example) on Wintel, OS/2 and Linux/Unix platforms. Concrete Fonts are essentially a full replacement for the Computer Modern Fonts; they are slightly darker and more legible for online (pdf) publications. The Concrete Set includes forty Type 1 fonts (.pfb): Concrete Text (12 fonts): cccsc10 ccmi10 ccr10 ccr5 ccr6 ccr7 ccr8 ccr9 ccsl10 ccsl9 ccslc9 ccti10 + Concrete Math (28 fonts): xccam10 xccam5 xccam6 xccam7 xccam8 xccam9 xccbm10 xccex9 xccex7 xccex8 xccex10 xccbm9 xccbm6 xccbm8 xccbm7 xccbm5 xccmi9 xccmi5 xccmi6 xccmi7 xccmi10 xccmi8 xccsy10 xccsy5 xccsy6 xccsy7 xccsy8 xccsy9 as well as the matching .pfm, .tfm, .afm, and .inf files. [Google] [More] ⦿  
The Comprehensive TeX Archive Network is the authoritative collection of materials related to the TeX typesetting system and Metafont. It has announcements, an archive, and an FTP download site. There are many subpages on fonts for TEX, including most metafonts ever created, as well as some type 1 and truetype font collections. See also here. Download directory at the University of Waterloo. Until 2013, it was mainly hosted by Jim Hefferon at St. Michael's College. In 2013, the new official North American redistribution site is at the University of Utah, thanks to Nelson Beebe and Pieter Bowman. Recommended file transfers, in decreasing order of efficiency: rsync, ftp and http. Generic redirector to balance traffic.  
cwTeX: TeX for Chinese. This is the jump page with links to software and sources, including many Chinese fonts. [Google] [More] ⦿  
CWTTF
 Some Taiwanese Free Software Foundation supporters designed a number of free Chinese truetype fonts under the guidance of Edward J. Lee between 1999 and 2005. People involved include TsongMin Wu and TsongHuey Wu. As of 2005, the fonts are cwTeXFangSong, cwTeXHeiBold, cwTeXKai, cwTeXMing, cwTeXYen. All fonts cover Chinese, Korean and Latin as well. The project is part of CLE (Chinese GNU/Linux Extensions) located in Taiwan. The fonts are especially useful with cwTeX. [Google] [More] ⦿ 
This TeX users group has an active Bulletin, which has several interesting issues with articles each month. Free access to the issues. (In Czech) [Google] [More] ⦿  
FTP server for metafnot and metafontinspired fonts for the TeX world. [Google] [More] ⦿  
Great page explaining the advantages of Latex over Microsoft Word. Also, exemplary HTML code. [Google] [More] ⦿  
David Wright
 
Davide P. Cervone
 
Denis Roegel
 
Denis Roegel
 
Free Malayalam fonts. The Keli family (2002) is by Hashim P.M., and was developed under the auspices of Design Difference TUG India. There is also an extensive family called Rachana. All comes packaged with all the necessary TeX and LaTeX files. [Google] [More] ⦿  
Detexify  LaTeX Symbol Classifier
 Scott Pakin's Comprehensive Latex Symbol List (2009; see also this PDF file) is just too long to memorize. So Detexify, the page of Philipp Kühl had the initial idea and Daniel Kirsch, allows one to draw a symbol on the screen in order to search the LaTeX database. It uses learning to improve over time. This page is awesome. [Google] [More] ⦿ 
Diego Puga
 
Don Knuth
 
Professor of computer science at Stanford University, who by himself changed the world of mathematical and scientific typesetting when he developed TeX in the 1980s. That system needed fonts, so he developed a program called Metafont that permits a simple software description of a glyph. And with Metafont, and the help of Hermann Zapf, he created the Computer Modern type family. This is a tour de force, because each letter in the 72 original fonts has only one descriptive program that contains several parameters. Different parameter settings yield the typefaces, from italic to roman and bold, from 5pt to 10pt and 17pt optical settings, and from sans to serif and typewriter. Since a few years ago, he is Professor Emeritus of The Art of Computer Programming at Stanford University. In 1983, Hermann Zapf and Donald Knuth headed a project to develop a font set called Euler. One implementation of that is AMS Euler Text. Author in 1998 of Digital Typography (CSLI Publications). His METAFONT Book is free. In 2013, he received the Peter Karow Award in typography. [Google] [MyFonts] [More] ⦿  
In Stanford. Has the Computer Modern metafont family and the AMS fonts. [Google] [More] ⦿  
DTM is the GNUlicense Definitive Type Manager being developed for all Linux subsystems (e.g., Ghostscript, enscript, X11, Gnome, TeX) by Federico Di Gregorio. Written in perl. Latest version: 0.4.99.3. [Google] [More] ⦿  
dvi to PostScript filter by Thomas Rokicki. Free, current version 5.58. [Google] [More] ⦿  
Tom Rokicki's dvi to PostScript driver used by most TeX people. [Google] [More] ⦿  
Information pages on Thomas Rokicki's dvips filter. See also here. [Google] [More] ⦿  
This is a set of font metric files and virtual fonts for using the ec fonts with oldstyle numerals in TeX. This metafont family is called eco fonts. It can only be used together with the standard ec fonts. Developed by Sebastian Marius Kirsch. [Google] [More] ⦿  
Eddie Kohler
 
Eddie Kohler
 
Eddie Kohler
 
The Polish TEX users group evolved into GUST and then efoundry. Here you can find goodies in truetype and type 1 such as
Fontspace link. [Google] [More] ⦿  
Born in Zaandam, The Netherlands, in 1960, ErikJan is a typophile and TEX specialist. Lives and works in Groningen, where he runs Bluefuzz. Photo. [Google] [More] ⦿  
EulerVM
 Math font package managed by Walter Schmidt. The wellknown Euler math fonts (designed by H. Zapf) are suitable for math typesetting in conjunction with a variety of text fonts which do not provide math character sets of their own. EulerVM is a set of _virtual_ math fonts based on Euler and CM. [Google] [More] ⦿ 
Euro Symbol Package for LaTeX by Henrik Theiling
 Henrik Theilling's Euro symbol package in metafont, created according to the precise specifications. See also here. Version 1.3 and up contain PostScript fonts as well: TeXfeybl10, TeXfeybo10, TeXfeybr10, TeXfeyml10, TeXfeymo10, TeXfeymr10. The type 1 fonts were created by Thomas Schröder. [Google] [More] ⦿ 
EuroCE
 Euro and CE symbol fonts made by Harold W. de Wijn in metafont format in 1998 (version 3.0 from 2002). de Wijn is a physics professor at Utrecht University, The Netherlands. [Google] [More] ⦿ 
The theme of EuroTeX 2003 was "Back to typography". This conference, masterfully organized by Yannis Haralambous, was held in Brest, France, from 2427 June 2003. Pictures of Christian Paput, George Williams, Sivan Toledo, Thomas Milo and Jef Tombeur. Report by Jef Tombeur [navigate to August 29, 2003]. A proceedings will be published in 2005. Its contents:
 
Farsi TEX program and fonts. Page by Hassan Abolhassani. 1MB worth of zipped Farsi fonts. [Google] [More] ⦿  
TeX macros for converting Adobe Font Metric files to TeX metric (TFM) and virtual font (VF) format. Fontinst is a program that helps with installing fonts for (La)TeX. Since it is written entirely in TeX macros, it is completely portable. [Google] [More] ⦿  
Vincent Zoonekynd's free perl script that installs truetype and type 1 fonts for use in LATEX. [Google] [More] ⦿  
Information on fonts in ghostscript. Discussed are the 35 free URW type 1 fonts, Basil Malyshev's Paradissa fonts for Computer Modern, the use of the Fontmap, the prfont.ps program for printing a sample sheet, the free Hanzi font (Chinese) by Jackson Technologies, the free Kanji type 1 fonts by Tetsurou Tanaka of the Department of Engineering, University of Tokyo, N. Glonty and A. Samarin's CM Cyrillic fonts, the bdftops (BDF font to type 1 font) conversion program, and many technical details. [Google] [More] ⦿  
fontsmpl
 Alan Jeffrey's LaTeX program for printing a font sample. [Google] [More] ⦿ 
From the Faculty of Informatics, Masaryk University, Brno, Czechia, Jan Pazdziora's PERL module for extracting information from TFM files. Free. GitHub link. [Google] [More] ⦿  
Jan Pazdziora's free Perl module allows you to read the TeX font metric (TFM) files and access the information stored in them. [Google] [More] ⦿  
A research article published in 1993 by Luc Devroye at EuroTeX. [Google] [More] ⦿  
Listing produced by the math Font Group (part of TUG):
 
The French TeX specialists, in 2014, as listed by Frank Adebiaye:
 
Daniel Taupin from the Laboratoire de Physique des Solides, F91405 Orsay, France, offers open source code for creating PK, GF and TFM files from TTF files. [Google] [More] ⦿  
German author of the DictSym type 1 font (2004), which contains a number of symbols used in dictionaries. Walter Schmidt wrotes an accompanying macro package for LATEX. [Google] [More] ⦿  
Graham Williams
 
greektex by Yiannis N. Moschovakis (Dept of Mathematics, UCLA) and George Spiliotis is also based on Silvio Levy's Greek metafonts and Donald Knuth's Computer Modern. [Google] [More] ⦿  
K. J. Dryllerakis's GreeKTeX package including several Greek metafonts. [Google] [More] ⦿  
Gurmukhi metafont
 Gurmukhi for TeX software, including metafont sources. All developed by Amarjit Singh in 1995. [Google] [More] ⦿ 
GUST is the Polish TEX Users Group. This document describes, in Polish, the many directories and files here. Notable are the type 1 fonts Antykwa Torunska and seria PL by J.M. Nowacki, QuasiPalladio IV'98 and QuasiTimes IV'98 by B. Jackowski. There are also many metafonts. Maintained by Staszek Wawrykiewicz. [Google] [More] ⦿  
Association of the French users of TeX. Has a newsletter, and publishes topical books. Run by Jacques André, University of Rennes. [Google] [More] ⦿  
Freshmeat writes: "HFM is a font manager for Unix systems. With it you can control the avaliability of fonts in all of the supported applications from a central place. Currently included are modules to support X11, Ghostscript and TeX. A PostScript module handles PS Fonts while other fonts remain untouched by this program. HFM has a nice Tcl/TK GUI." Free utility by sopraf. [Google] [More] ⦿  
Han The Thanh
 
Hans Hagen
 
Harald Harders
 
Harold W. de Wijn
 
A Hebrew LaTeX package. It contains the following fonts:
 
Henrik Theiling
 
hfbright
 In 2002, Harald Harders used mftrace to turn Walter Schmidt's cmbright from Metafont into PostScript. The font names and the file names begin with 'hf' for 'harders font'. This has been done for not getting mixed up with the commercial cmbright fonts by MicroPress. "hfbright" are the type 1 versions of the OT1encoded and maths parts of the Computer Modern Bright fonts. The list: HFBR10, HFBR17, HFBR8, HFBR9, HFBRAS10, HFBRAS8, HFBRAS9, HFBRBS10, HFBRBS8, HFBRBS9, HFBRBX10, HFBRMB10, HFBRMI10, HFBRMI8, HFBRMI9, HFBRSL10, HFBRSL17, HFBRSL8, HFBRSL9, HFBRSY10, HFBRSY8, HFBRSY9, HFSLTL10, HFTL10. [Google] [More] ⦿ 
Hirwen Harendal
 
Creator in 2013 of Persian HMFTX. This large free CTAN package of fonts contains HM_FTXarshiaBold, HM_FTXarshiaBoldItalic, HM_FTXarshiaBoldOblique, HM_FTXarshiaItalic, HM_FTXarshiaOblique, HM_FTXarshiaOutline, HM_FTXarshiaOutlineItalic, HM_FTXarshiaOutlineOblique, HM_FTXarshiaShadow, HM_FTXarshiaShadowItalic, HM_FTXarshiaShadowOblique, HM_FTXarshia, HM_FTXbadrBold, HM_FTXbadrBoldItalic, HM_FTXbadrBoldOblique, HM_FTXbadrItalic, HM_FTXbadrOblique, HM_FTXbadrOutline, HM_FTXbadrOutlineItalic, HM_FTXbadrOutlineOblique, HM_FTXbadrShadow, HM_FTXbadrShadowItalic, HM_FTXbadrShadowOblique, HM_FTXbadr, HM_FTXelhamBold, HM_FTXelhamBoldItalic, HM_FTXelhamBoldOblique, HM_FTXelhamItalic, HM_FTXelhamOblique, HM_FTXelhamOutline, HM_FTXelhamOutlineItalic, HM_FTXelhamOutlineOblique, HM_FTXelhamShadow, HM_FTXelhamShadowItalic, HM_FTXelham, HM_FTXfarnazBold, HM_FTXfarnazBoldItalic, HM_FTXfarnazBoldOblique, HM_FTXfarnazItalic, HM_FTXfarnazOblique, HM_FTXfarnazOutline, HM_FTXfarnazOutlineItalic, HM_FTXfarnazOutlineOblique, HM_FTXfarnazShadow, HM_FTXfarnazShadowItalic, HM_FTXfarnazShadowOblique, HM_FTXfarnaz, HM_FTXhomaBold, HM_FTXhomaBoldItalic, HM_FTXhomaBoldOblique, HM_FTXhomaItalic, HM_FTXhomaOblique, HM_FTXhomaOutline, HM_FTXhomaOutlineItalic, HM_FTXhomaOutlineOblique, HM_FTXhomaShadow, HM_FTXhomaShadowItalic, HM_FTXhomaShadowOblique, HM_FTXhoma, HM_FTXjadidBold, HM_FTXjadidBoldItalic, HM_FTXjadidBoldOblique, HM_FTXjadidItalic, HM_FTXjadidOblique, HM_FTXjadidOutline, HM_FTXjadidOutlineItalic, HM_FTXjadidOutlineOblique, HM_FTXjadidShadow, HM_FTXjadidShadowItalic, HM_FTXjadidShadowOblique, HM_FTXjadid, HM_FTXkamranBold, HM_FTXkamranBoldItalic, HM_FTXkamranBoldOblique, HM_FTXkamranItalic, HM_FTXkamranOblique, HM_FTXkamranOutline, HM_FTXkamranOutlineItalic, HM_FTXkamranOutlineOblique, HM_FTXkamranShadow, HM_FTXkamranShadowItalic, HM_FTXkamranShadowOblique, HM_FTXkamran, HM_FTXkoodakBold, HM_FTXkoodakBoldItalic, HM_FTXkoodakBoldOblique, HM_FTXkoodakItalic, HM_FTXkoodakOblique, HM_FTXkoodakOutline, HM_FTXkoodakOutlineItalic, HM_FTXkoodakOutlineOblique, HM_FTXkoodakShadow, HM_FTXkoodakShadowItalic, HM_FTXkoodakShadowOblique, HM_FTXkoodak, HM_FTXlotoosBold, HM_FTXlotoosBoldItalic, HM_FTXlotoosBoldOblique, HM_FTXlotoosItalic, HM_FTXlotoosOblique, HM_FTXlotoosOutline, HM_FTXlotoosOutlineItalic, HM_FTXlotoosOutlineOblique, HM_FTXlotoosShadow, HM_FTXlotoosShadowItalic, HM_FTXlotoosShadowOblique, HM_FTXlotoos, HM_FTXmitraBold, HM_FTXmitraBoldItalic, HM_FTXmitraBoldOblique, HM_FTXmitraItalic, HM_FTXmitraOblique, HM_FTXmitraOutline, HM_FTXmitraOutlineItalic, HM_FTXmitraOutlineOblique, HM_FTXmitraShadow, HM_FTXmitraShadowItalic, HM_FTXmitraShadowOblique, HM_FTXmitra, HM_FTXnasimBold, HM_FTXnasimBoldItalic, HM_FTXnasimBoldOblique, HM_FTXnasimItalic, HM_FTXnasimOblique, HM_FTXnasimOutline, HM_FTXnasimOutlineItalic, HM_FTXnasimOutlineOblique, HM_FTXnasimShadow, HM_FTXnasimShadowItalic, HM_FTXnasimShadowOblique, HM_FTXnasim, HM_FTXnazliBold, HM_FTXnazliBoldItalic, HM_FTXnazliBoldOblique, HM_FTXnazliItalic, HM_FTXnazliOblique, HM_FTXnazliOutline, HM_FTXnazliOutlineItalic, HM_FTXnazliOutlineOblique, HM_FTXnazliShadow, HM_FTXnazliShadowItalic, HM_FTXnazliShadowOblique, HM_FTXnazli, HM_FTXroyaBold, HM_FTXroyaBoldItalic, HM_FTXroyaBoldOblique, HM_FTXroyaItalic, HM_FTXroyaOblique, HM_FTXroyaOutline, HM_FTXroyaOutlineItalic, HM_FTXroyaOutlineOblique, HM_FTXroyaShadow, HM_FTXroyaShadowItalic, HM_FTXroyaShadowOblique, HM_FTXroya, HM_FTXsfBold, HM_FTXsfBoldItalic, HM_FTXsfBoldOblique, HM_FTXsfItalic, HM_FTXsfOblique, HM_FTXsfOutline, HM_FTXsfOutlineItalic, HM_FTXsfOutlineOblique, HM_FTXsfShadow, HM_FTXsfShadowItalic, HM_FTXsfShadowOblique, HM_FTXsf, HM_FTXtabasmBold, HM_FTXtabasmBoldItalic, HM_FTXtabasmBoldOblique, HM_FTXtabasmItalic, HM_FTXtabasmOblique, HM_FTXtabasmOutline, HM_FTXtabasmOutlineItalic, HM_FTXtabasmOutlineOblique, HM_FTXtabasmShadow, HM_FTXtabasmShadowItalic, HM_FTXtabasmShadowOblique, HM_FTXtabasm, HM_FTXtitrBold, HM_FTXtitrBoldItalic, HM_FTXtitrBoldOblique, HM_FTXtitrItalic, HM_FTXtitrOblique, HM_FTXtitrOutline, HM_FTXtitrOutlineItalic, HM_FTXtitrOutlineOblique, HM_FTXtitrShadow, HM_FTXtitrShadowItalic, HM_FTXtitrShadowOblique, HM_FTXtitr, HM_FTXtrafikBold, HM_FTXtrafikBoldItalic, HM_FTXtrafikBoldOblique, HM_FTXtrafikItalic, HM_FTXtrafikOblique, HM_FTXtrafikOutline, HM_FTXtrafikOutlineItalic, HM_FTXtrafikOutlineOblique, HM_FTXtrafikShadow, HM_FTXtrafikShadowItalic, HM_FTXtrafikShadowOblique, HM_FTXtrafik, HM_FTXyaghutBold, HM_FTXyaghutBoldItalic, HM_FTXyaghutBoldOblique, HM_FTXyaghutItalic, HM_FTXyaghutOblique, HM_FTXyaghutOutline, HM_FTXyaghutOutlineItalic, HM_FTXyaghutOutlineOblique, HM_FTXyaghutShadow, HM_FTXyaghutShadowItalic, HM_FTXyaghutShadowOblique, HM_FTXyaghut, HM_FTXzarBold, HM_FTXzarBoldItalic, HM_FTXzarBoldOblique, HM_FTXzarItalic, HM_FTXzarOblique, HM_FTXzarOutline, HM_FTXzarOutlineItalic, HM_FTXzarOutlineOblique, HM_FTXzarShadow, HM_FTXzarShadowItalic, HM_FTXzarShadowOblique, HM_FTXzar. He also made a second Persian typeface family called Persian HMXBS in 2013. This includes HM_XBKayhanBold, HM_XBKayhanBoldItalic, HM_XBKayhanItalic, HM_XBKayhan, HM_XBKayhanNavaar, HM_XBKayhanPook, HM_XBKayhanSayeh, HM_XBKhoramshahrBold, HM_XBKhoramshahrBoldItalic, HM_XBKhoramshahrItalic, HM_XBKhoramshahrOblique, HM_XBKhoramshahrObliqueBold, HM_XBKhoramshahr, HM_XBNiloofarBold, HM_XBNiloofarBoldItalic, HM_XBNiloofarItalic, HM_XBNiloofar, HM_XBRiyazBold, HM_XBRiyazBoldItalic, HM_XBRiyazItalic, HM_XBRiyaz, HM_XBRoyaBold, HM_XBRoyaBoldItalic, HM_XBRoyaItalic, HM_XBRoya, HM_XBShafighBold, HM_XBShafighBoldItalic, HM_XBShafighItalic, HM_XBShafigh, HM_XBShafighKurdBold, HM_XBShafighKurdBoldItalic, HM_XBShafighKurdItalic, HM_XBShafighKurd, HM_XBShafighUzbekBold, HM_XBShafighUzbekBoldItalic, HM_XBShafighUzbekItalic, HM_XBShafighUzbek, HM_XBShirazBold, HM_XBShirazBoldItalic, HM_XBShirazItalic, HM_XBShiraz, HM_XBSolsBold, HM_XBSolsBoldItalic, HM_XBSolsItalic, HM_XBSols, HM_XBTabrizBold, HM_XBTabrizBoldItalic, HM_XBTabrizItalic, HM_XBTabriz, HM_XBTitreItalic, HM_XBTitre, HM_XBTitreShadowItalic, HM_XBTitreShadow, HM_XBYagutBold, HM_XBYagutBoldItalic, HM_XBYagutItalic, HM_XBYagut, HM_XBYasBold, HM_XBYasBoldItalic, HM_XBYasItalic, HM_XBYas, HM_XBZarBold, HM_XBZarBoldItalic, HM_XBZarItalic, HM_XBZarOblique, HM_XBZarObliqueBold, HM_XBZar, HM_XMTrafficBold, HM_XMTrafficBoldItalic, HM_XMTrafficItalic, HM_XMTraffic, HM_XMVahidBold, HM_XMVahidBoldItalic, HM_XMVahidItalic, HM_XMVahid, HM_XMYermookBold, HM_XMYermookBoldItalic, HM_XMYermookItalic, HM_XMYermook, HM_XPVostaBold, HM_XPVostaBoldItalic, HM_XPVostaItalic, HM_XPVosta, HM_XPZibaBold, HM_XPZibaBoldItalic, HM_XPZibaItalic, HM_XPZiba. 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Ibycus
 Pierre A. MacKay (Dept of Classics, University of Washington) has a Greek Latex package, which has metafonts that extend the Greek metafonts by Silvio Levy. It features the necessary breathing marks and accents for use with ancient Greek text. It also includes the digamma character and the numerals qoppa and sampi (the numerals appear in lowercase type only). Ibycus4 is a Greek typeface, based on Silvio Levy's realization of a classic Didot cut of Greek type from around 1800. Since 2004, this package includes type 1 fonts as well. The project is supported by Walter Schmidt and Harald Harders (who did some metafont to type 1 conversions). [Google] [More] ⦿ 
icelandic
 Joergen Pind's metafont sources for Icelandic. Plus files to use in TeX. From the Institute of Lexicography, University of Iceland, Reykjavik. [Google] [More] ⦿ 
Drawing tool for XWindows. Can ask for EPS or PostScript output. Freeware. Developed at the Department of Computer Science of Utrecht University for Linux and SGI. "Ipe is a drawing editor for creating figures for inclusion into LaTeX documents. It is also useful to prepare transparencies or slides. Ipe drawings combine postscript data with LaTeX source code, that are both stored in the same file. You can add your own functions to Ipe, extending it with editing functions or geometric objects that you find useful. " [Google] [More] ⦿  
Jablantile
 Jablantile (2009) is a small Metafont font created by Don Knuth to implement the modular tiles described by Slavik Jablan, a mathematics profeesor at Matematicki Institut SANU, Belgrade. [Google] [More] ⦿ 
Jacques André
 
Jan Laitenberger used to offer his free software, including BARCODE97 Version 2.02: "Supports many barcode formats (EAN, UPC, CodABar, Code 2 of 5, Code 3 of 9, Code 128) and file formats BMP, GIF, TeX and Postscript. With user friendly interface, it let you add the barcode text in any desired font and can generate the standard layout for EAN and UPC barcodes." The site also included XBarcode for UNIX users. Review. Backup of the software (bcode97.zip). [Google] [More] ⦿  
Jan Poland explains how to work with Japanese and CJK fonts in LaTeX. [Google] [More] ⦿  
Polish type designer in Grudziadz (Stycznia) involved in the restauration of historical Polish type designs. At GUST.org, he created fonts for Polish such as QuasiHelvetica, QuasiCourier, QuasiChancery, QuasiBookman, Antykwa Półtawskiego (based on work by Adam Półtawskiego (19231928), constructed by Bogusław Jackowski, Janusz M. Nowacki and Piotr Strzelczyk), Antykwa Toruńska (1995, based on work by Zygfryd Gardzielewski, electronic version by Janusz M. Nowacki). Alternate URL for the latter face. He runs FOTO ALFA. At the latter page, you can find these fonts in which Nowacki participated: Antykwa Torunska, Antykwa Pótawskiego, Rodzina krojów PL, Rodzina fontów LM (Latin Modern), Quasi Palatino, Quasi Times, Quasi Bookman, Quasi Courier, Quasi Swiss, Quasi Chancery. The Quasi series are Polish versions of standard URW and Ghostscript fonts. The Rodzina series are Polish versions of the Computer Modern families. In 2005, he placed these fonts on CTAN: Kurier and Iwona. Kurier is a twoelement sansserif typeface. It was designed for a diploma in typeface design by Malgorzata Budyta (1975) at the Warsaw Academy of Fine Arts under the supervision of Roman Tomaszewski. The result was presented with other Polish typefaces at the ATypI conference in Warsaw in 1975. Kurier was intended for Linotype typesetting of newspapers and similar periodicals. The design goals included resistance to technological processes destructive to the letter shapes. As a result, amongst others, the typeface distinguishes itself through intra and extraletter white spaces as well as ink traps at crosssections of some elements constituting the characters. The PostScript and OpenType family covers Latin, EastEuropean languages, Cyrillic and Vietnamese. Iwona covers all of these too and is Nowacki's alternative to Kurier. Both sans font families have many useful mathematical symbols as well. In 2006, Nowacki and Jackowski published free extensions of the Ghostscript fonts in their TeX Gyre Project: Adventor, Bonum, Cursor, Heros, Pagella, Termes, Schola, Chorus. In 2008, two styles of Cyklop were published. This was a generalization and extension of a historical type. He writes: The Cyclop typeface was designed in the 1920s at the workshop of Warsaw type foundry "Odlewnia Czcionek J. Idzkowski i Ska". This sans serif typeface has a highly modulated stroke so it has high typographic contrast. The vertical stems are much heavier then horizontal ones. Most characters have thin rectangles as additional counters giving the unique shape of the characters. The lead types of Cyclop typeface were produced in slanted variant at sizes 848 pt. It was heavily used for heads in newspapers and accidents prints. Typesetters used Cyclop in the interwar period, during the occupation in the w underground press. The typeface was used until the beginnings of the offset print and computer typesetting era. Nowadays it is hard to find the metal types of this typeface.  
Janusz Marian Nowacki
 
Dutch creator of an Oriya metafont (19961998). From the same source, Malayalam PostScript and TrueType fonts, and Tamazight (Berber) PostScript and TrueType fonts. He also created Malayalam metafonts in 1994 (and subsequently Malayalam PostScript and TrueType fonts), a Unicode Shapes font (TeX, PostScript, TrueType), and Tamazight (Berber) PostScript and TrueType fonts. Home page. Metafonts can be found here and here. His Malayalam fonts were created as uniform stroke only, while Oriya metafonts exist in both uniform and modulated stroke. Jeroen says: It is my intention to release the fonts under GPL, but not all copies around have this notice on them. The GNU Freefont project included his fonts for the ranges of Oriya (U+0B00U+0B7F) and Malayalam (U+0D00U+0D7F). Subsequently, the GNU Freefont project dropped all contributions and support for Oriya. [Google] [More] ⦿  
Joergen Pind
 
Designer in Lannion, France, of Sertofont, a metafont for Syriac created in 2001, and improved in steps until 2013. Serto is a form of the syllabic alphabet used for Aramaic (a Western semitic language) which has been spoken in the Near East since at least 1100 BC. More precisely, Sertois used for Syriac which is the variant of Aramaic spoken since the second century AD. [Google] [More] ⦿  
John Owens
 
John Owens describes how to install Adobe OpenType fonts for use with LaTeX. To do so he used the Eddie Kohler's LCDF Typetools and some scripts of his own. [Google] [More] ⦿  
German software specialist who is providing TeX support for free fonts from Softmaker, such as Stone handwriting (June 2009) and Henderson (July 2009). Alternate URL. [Google] [More] ⦿  
jsMath
 Download site for free TeX fonts for jsMath (an impressive free package by Davide P. Cervone for including math on web pages). These fonts can also be used elsewhere of course. Truetype and type fonts are available,m and instructions are provided. The list of fonts: from the American Mathematical Society, CMBX10, CMEX10, CMMI10, CMR10, CMSY10, CMTI10; homemade in 2005: jsMathbbold10, jsMathcmbx10, jsMathcmex10, jsMathcmmi10, jsMathcmr10, jsMathcmsy10, jsMathcmti10, jsMathcmmib10, jsMatheufb10, jsMatheufm10, jsMatheurb10, jsMatheurm10, jsMatheusb10, jsMatheusm10, jsMathlasy10, jsMathlasyb10, jsMathmsam10, jsMathmsbm10, jsMathrsfs10, jsMathstmary10, jsMathwasy10, jsMathwasyb10; by Basil K. Malyshev: Cmbx10, Cmex10, Cmmi10, Cmr10, Cmsy10, Cmti10. [Google] [More] ⦿ 
Alexei Kostin's free program for Win32 is a tool for TeX users. It is intended to help installing fonts in Type1 Binary (PFB), Type1 ASCII (PFA), TrueType and OpenType/CFF to use with TeX. It includes Direct production of TFM and PL TeX metric files from various sources (PFA, PFB, TTF, OTF, AFM, PFM). [Google] [More] ⦿  
K. J. Dryllerakis
 
KALE: KAnnada Lipi Enthusiasists (sic). This group is interested in TEX implementations for Kannada. [Google] [More] ⦿  
"KALE (KAnnada Lipi Enthusiasists) is a group of Kannada Font Enthusiasists, whose principal aim at this point of time is to realize a Kannada TeX so as to be able to typeset documents written in Kannada." KanTex was developed by G. S. Jagadeesh and Venkatesh P. Gopinath, an EECS professor at Berkeley. It comes with a Metafont family. [Google] [More] ⦿  
TeX type expert. Additional URL. He has been helpful to the type community throughout his career. For example, in the ly1 package, one finds all necessary UNIX files to be able to make Latex use the standard 35 PostScript fonts [This package was created by David Carlisle in 1997, updated by Walter Schmidt in 2001, and again by Karl Berry in 2010]. [Google] [More] ⦿  
Kazuaki Miyatani's hacm (2012) is a free TeX package to typeset the Arka alphabet. Arka is Seren Arbazard's constructed language, which is quite elaborate. The nine official fonts in the package are kardinal, alblant, fenlil, nalnia, olivia, lantia, inje, defans, fialis. [Google] [More] ⦿  
KD Greek fonts
 The KD Greek metafont family was developed by Sylvio Levi and Yiannis Haralambous and adapted later by K. J. Dryllerakis (Imperial College London). [Google] [More] ⦿ 
Khaled Hosny
 
Khaled Hosny
 Khaled Hosny is a physician in Egypt. He loves Arabic and its type, and is interested in every aspect of letter forms and typography. A hobbyist translator, programmer and font developer, he supports software freedom and is actively participating in the free software community. Sourcefirge link. Designer of Punk Nova (2010), a free OpenType implementation of Don Knuth's Punk font, based on modified Metapost sources by Taco Hoekwater and Hans Hagan, dating from 2008. Hosny writes: Punk is a dynamic font, every time a glyph is requested Matafont draws a unique instance of it. On the other hand, OpenType is static, glyph outlines are drawn once and stored in the font and the renderer can not alter those outlines. To emulate the dynamic nature of Punk, we generate several alternate shapes of each glyph and store them in the font. Alternate shapes are mapped to the base character using OpenType [Randomize] feature (rand), which tells the renderer to select glyphs randomly from the list of alternate shapes. Pick up the free Punk Nova from CTAN. XITS (2011) is a Timeslike typeface for mathematical and scientific publishing, based on STIX fonts. The main mission of XITS is to provide a version of STIX fonts enriched with the OpenType MATH extension, making it suitable for high quality mathematic typesetting with OpenType MATH capable layout systems, like MS Office 2007 and the new TeX engines XeTeX and LuaTeX. This free OFL package was developed by Khaled Hosny. Inside the fonts, we read Copyright (c) 20012010 by the STI Pub Companies, consisting of the American Chemical Society, the American Institute of Physics, the American Mathematical Society, the American Physical Society, Elsevier, Inc., and The Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers, Inc. Portions copyright (c) 19982003 by MicroPress, Inc. Portions copyright (c) 1990 by Elsevier, Inc. Euler OTF (2010) are OpenType Math fonts based on Hermann Zapf's Euler and implemented by Taco Hoekwater, Hans Hagen, and Khaled Hosny. Named NeoEuler (20092010), it covers Latin, Greek and has a full blackletter set of glyphs. Copyright Hosny and the American Mathematical Society. In 20102011, Hosny developed the free Amiri font (OFL; dedicated web page): Amiri font is an open font revival of the Arabic Naskh typeface designed and first used by Bulaq Press in Cairo (also known as Amiria Press) in the early part of the twentieth century. Amiri's uniqueness comes from its superb balance between the beauty of Naskh calligraphy and the requirements of elegant typography. Amiri is most suitable for running text and book printing. See also here and at OFL. [Google] [More] ⦿ 
Khaled Hosny
 
Klaus Lagally
 
Mirror in UK. [Google] [More] ⦿  
KP Fonts
 A free type 1 font package developed by Christophe Caignaert (Villeneuve d'Ascq, France) in 20072008 for typesetting text and mathematics as part of his Johannes Kepler project. The text faces are based on URW Palladio, with approval from URW. Many new mathematical symbols are also included. The font collection, originally published in 2007 contains these fonts: KpMExMedium, KpMExRegular, KpMExaMedium, KpMExaRegular, KpMItalic, KpMMedium, KpMMediumItalic, KpMRegular, KpMSyMedium, KpMSyRegular, KpMSyaMedium, KpMSyaRegular, KpMSybMedium, KpMSybRegular, KpMSycMedium, KpMSycRegular, KpMSydMedium, KpMSydRegular, KpCompanionItalic, KpCompanionMedium, KpCompanionMediumItalic, KpCompanionRegular, KpExpertItalic, KpExpertMedium, KpExpertMediumItalic, KpExpertRegular, KpItalic, KpMedium, KpMediumItalic, KpRegular, KpSCExpertMedium, KpSCExpertRegular, KpSmallCapsRegular, KpSmallcapsMedium, SfKpCompRegular, SfKpCompanionMedium, SfKpExpMedium, SfKpExpRegular, SfKpMedium, SfKpRegular, SfKpScExpMedium, SfKpScExpRegular, SfKpScMedium, SfKpScRegular, TtKpCompMedium, TtKpCompRegular, TtKpExpMedium, TtKpExpRegular, TtKpMedium, TtKpRegular. Dafont link. [Google] [More] ⦿ 
Notes on using truetypec fonts with TEX. Mostly it is about the creating of an afm file from a ttf file by using ttf2afm, part of the teTeX package. Then afm2tfm is needed to make a tfm file. [Google] [More] ⦿  
Lakshmankumar Mukkavilli
 
Lars explains about his AE (almost European) fonts: "This is a set of virtual fonts building, from the standard CM fonts, a set of almost T1 encoded fonts." [Google] [More] ⦿  
Instructions from a colleague on how to make your PDF file look snappy on screen. You need ghostscript 6.5 or newer. Latex your document as normal. Then set "dvips o foo.ps Ppdf G0 t letter foo.dvi". Finally, "ps2pdf dMaxSubsetPct=100 dCompatibilityLevel=1.2 dSubsetFonts=true dEmbedAllFonts=true foo.ps foo.pdf". [Google] [More] ⦿  
The 3.2MB font file has type 1 fonts for TEX/LATEX. [Google] [More] ⦿  
LaTex Navigator
 Denis Roegel's grand site about fonts and LaTex. This will take months to fully explore and absorb. If you visit only one TEX site in your life, this must be the one. Alternate URL. [Google] [More] ⦿ 
LaTeX Navigator
 General links on typography and fonts, compiled by Denis Roegel (with earlier contributions by Karl Tombre who is no longer involved). Very, very useful. This page contains, among other things:

Links and examples on how to use various formats of fonts in LATEX. [Google] [More] ⦿  
Daniel Flipo's macros for introducing initial caps in LATEX. [Google] [More] ⦿  
"Lout is a document formatting system designed and implemented by Jeffrey Kingston at the Basser Department of Computer Science, University of Sydney, Australia. The system reads a highlevel description of a document similar in style to LaTeX and produces a PostScript file which can be printed on most laser printers and graphic display devices. Plain text and PDF (starting from version 3.12) output are also available. " Free source code under GNU license. [Google] [More] ⦿  
A set of metrics for the Lucida math fonts. Done by Sebastian Rahtz (CERN) and Karl Berry (University of Massassuchetts at Boston). [Google] [More] ⦿  
Luis Rivera
 
Maintained by Gary L. Gray at Penn State University. [Google] [More] ⦿  
makebarcode
 Zdenek Wagner makes this barcode package freely available in 2008 to the TeX community. The package contains TeX macros for printing various 2/5 bar codes and Code 39 bar codes. The macros do not use fonts but create the bar codes directly by vrules. It is therefore possible to vary width to height ratio, ratio of thin and thick bars. The package is therefore convenient for printing ITF bar codes as well as bar codes for identification labels for HP storage media. [Google] [More] ⦿ 
Malayalam fonts and macros for use with Tex and Latex. Latest installation (2005) by Alex A.J. Fre type one families include Rachana (the weights are called Ra1Bold, etcetera), and Keli (2002, designed by Hashim P. M. and copyright of the Design Difference&TUG India). [Google] [More] ⦿  
Polish type designer who, for her diploma thesis in typeface design at the Warsaw Academy of Fine Arts under the supervision of Roman Tomaszewski, created Kurier (1975). In 2005, Janusz Marian Nowacki digitized the Kurier family, and added an alternative family, Iwona. Kurier was intended for Linotype typesetting of newspapers and similar periodicals. The design goals included resistance to technological processes destructive to the letter shapes. As a result, amongst others, the typeface distinguishes itself through intra and extraletter white spaces as well as ink traps at crosssections of some elements constituting the characters. The PostScript and OpenType family covers Latin, EastEuropean languages, Cyrillic and Vietnamese. Also, both sans families cover the most frequently used mathematical symbols. All type families are freely available from the CTAN archive. Alternate URL. Klingspor link. [Google] [More] ⦿  
Malvern
 A sansserif (meta)font by P. Damian Cugley at Oxford, 19911994. This family contains a sansserif Greek alphabet, using conventions based on Levy's original Greek fonts and Dryllerakis' GreekTeX. Type 1 and truetype versions at uncifonts. [Google] [More] ⦿ 
Study and discussion group started members such as Barbara Beeton, Thierry Bouche, David Carlisle, Matthias Clasen, Michael Downes, AMS, Robin Fairbairns, Berthold Horn, Alan Jeffrey, Jörg Knappen, Frank Mittelbach, Chris Rowley, Ulrik Vieth, and Justin Ziegler. [Google] [More] ⦿  
The Math Font Group (MFG) is a joint venture of the LaTeX3 Project and the TeX Users Group Technical Working Group on Extended Math Font Encoding. The MFG intends to set a number of new standards for TeX math fonts and to deliver a number of tools to support the new standards. Its members are Barbara Beeton (AMS, WG Chair), Thierry Bouche, Matthias Clasen, Michael Downes (AMS), Robin Fairbairns, Berthold Horn (Y&Y), Joerg Knappen, Johannes Kuester, Ulrik Vieth, and Justin Ziegler. From the LaTeX3 Project, they are joined by David Carlisle, Alan Jeffrey, Frank Mittelbach, and Chris Rowley. [Google] [More] ⦿  
Listing produced by the math Font Group (part of TUG):
 
Mathematical typesetting with the Palatino fonts
 mathpple v0.97 defines the PostScript font family `Palatino' (ppl) as the default roman font and will use the `mathpple' fonts for typesetting math with LaTeX. Developed by Walter Schmidt. [Google] [More] ⦿ 
Windowsbased editor for mathematics that can generate TEX and LATEX output. Free Euclid math font family. Truetype and postscript. See also here or here. [Google] [More] ⦿  
Links for the use of type 1 fonts in TeX and Latex documents. German page. [Google] [More] ⦿  
Maurizio Loreti
 
MdSymbol
 MdSymbol (20112012) is a mathematical symbol font designed by Sebastian Schubert as a companion for Adobe Myriad Pro, but it might also fit well with other contemporary typefaces. It is used by the MyriadPro package. The package contains ample TeX support. [Google] [More] ⦿ 
Richard Kinch's utility that converts overlapping Metafont shapes to Type 1 outlines. It is an option to the retail TrueTeX package. [Google] [More] ⦿  
Michael Gaehrken provides files and tools for integrating blackletter fonts into LATEX documents. He has special adaptations for Bibelschrift, Zentenar Fraktur, Wieynk Fraktur and Alte Schwabacher. [Google] [More] ⦿  
Michael Sharpe
 
Michael Sharpe
 
Michael Sharpe
 
Michael Sharpe
 
Michael Ummels at RWTH in Aachen, Germany, created the TeX font package ccicons, which offers authors who want to publish their documents under a Creative Commons license an easy way to include the relevant icons in their documents. It includes a free type 1 font, CCIcons (2009). CTAN link to CCIcons. In 2011, he created the mathematical font FD Symbol in Metafont and Type 1, to accompany Fedra in mathematical texts. [Google] [More] ⦿  
French designer of the (free) FourierGUTenberg package (dated 2003) for Latex, which includes a number of mathematical type 1 fonts that are new: FourierAlternateBlack, FourierAlternateBold, FourierAlternateBoldItalic, FourierAlternateItalic, FourierAlternateRoman, FourierAlternateSemItalic, FourierAlternateSemiBold, FourierMathBlackBoard, FourierMathCal, FourierMathExtension, FourierMathLettersItalic, FourierMathLetters, FourierMathSymbols. [Google] [More] ⦿  
Commercial type 1 math fonts, typically an extension of a famous typeface for use in mathematics. Software, type 1 files, PK files and metrics files for use with TEX may be found here for HVMath, the Helvetica extension. There is also TMmath, math symbols to go with Times. And IFMath (Informal Math) goes with Tekton: it includes IFMath Math Italics, IFMath Math Symbols, IFMath Math Extension, IFMath Text Regular, IFMath Text Bold, IFMath Text Oblique, IFMath Text Bold Oblique. "IFMath includes all usual TeX symbols, including Greek letters, Calligraphic and OldStyle symbols. IFMath is supported by VTeX PDF backend (Windows&Linux), VTeX PostScript driver, and all other VTeX drivers (via the ATM). IFMath can also be used with DVIPS. " They also published EC/TC fonts for European TeX users. [Google] [More] ⦿  
MonTEX
 Oliver Corff's Latex and metafont software for Mongolian and Manju. The page is now comanaged by Dorjpalam Dorj. Corff is at the Freie Universität Berlin. Type 1 fonts have been added in 2001: TeXbcghsb, TeXbcghsm, TeXbcghwb, TeXbcghwm, TeXbcgvsb, TeXbcgvsm, TeXbcgvwb, TeXbcgvwm, TeXbicighb, TeXbicighm, TeXbicigvb, TeXbicigvm, TeXbthhsb, TeXbthhsm, TeXbthhwb, TeXbthhwm, TeXbthvsb, TeXbthvsm, TeXbthvwb, TeXbthvwm, TeXbxghsb, TeXbxghsm, TeXbxghwb, TeXbxghwm, TeXbxgvsb, TeXbxgvsm, TeXbxgvwb, TeXbxgvwm, TeXkmbx10, TeXkmr10, TeXkmss10. [Google] [More] ⦿ 
"mt11p is a package to use the MathTime and MathTimePLUS (``MathTime complete'') fonts in LaTeX2e. Everything is included, incl. (patched) font metrics, except, of course, the Type1 fonts themselves." By Drahoslav Lím [Google] [More] ⦿  
Musixtex
 Music macros and fonts for use in TeX. These fonts were originally created in Metafont format, as a successor of the Musictex package. All the work was done by Daniel Taupin. The Musixtex package is due to Dr. Daniel Taupin (who died in a climbing accident in 2003), Ross Mitchell and Andreas Egler. The 71 type 1 fonts were generated and handtuned by Takanori Uchiyama: TeXMUSIX11Regular, TeXMUSIX13Regular, TeXMUSIX16Regular, TeXMUSIX20Regular, TeXMUSIX24Regular, TeXMUSIX29Regular, TeXMUSIXSPSRegular, TeXMUSIXSPXRegular, TeXXGREG11Regular, TeXXGREG13Regular, TeXXGREG16Regular, TeXXGREG20Regular, TeXXGREG24Regular, TeXXGREG29Regular, TeXXSLD11Regular, TeXXSLD11DRegular, TeXXSLD13Regular, TeXXSLD13DRegular, TeXXSLD16Regular, TeXXSLD16DRegular, TeXXSLD20Regular, TeXXSLD20DRegular, TeXXSLD24Regular, TeXXSLD24DRegular, TeXXSLD29Regular, TeXXSLD29DRegular, TeXXSLDD20Regular, TeXXSLDU20Regular, TeXXSLHD11Regular, TeXXSLHD11DRegular, TeXXSLHD13Regular, TeXXSLHD13DRegular, TeXXSLHD16Regular, TeXXSLHD16DRegular, TeXXSLHD20Regular, TeXXSLHD20DRegular, TeXXSLHD24Regular, TeXXSLHD24DRegular, TeXXSLHD29Regular, TeXXSLHD29DRegular, TeXXSLHU11Regular, TeXXSLHU11DRegular, TeXXSLHU13Regular, TeXXSLHU13DRegular, TeXXSLHU16Regular, TeXXSLHU16DRegular, TeXXSLHU20Regular, TeXXSLHU20DRegular, TeXXSLHU24Regular, TeXXSLHU24DRegular, TeXXSLHU29Regular, TeXXSLHU29DRegular, TeXXSLHZ20Regular, TeXXSLHZ20DRegular, TeXXSLU11Regular, TeXXSLU11DRegular, TeXXSLU13Regular, TeXXSLU13DRegular, TeXXSLU16Regular, TeXXSLU16DRegular, TeXXSLU20Regular, TeXXSLU20DRegular, TeXXSLU24Regular, TeXXSLU24DRegular, TeXXSLU29Regular, TeXXSLU29DRegular, TeXXSLUD20Regular, TeXXSLUP20Regular, TeXXSLZ20Regular, TeXXSLZ20DRegular, TeXXTIE20Regular. [Google] [More] ⦿ 
Korean page on truetype fonts and TeX. Has some free fonts. [Google] [More] ⦿  
Nelson Beebe's "Notes on fonts". Useful starting page of links. Has subpages on font names, Unicode, fonts in TEX. [Google] [More] ⦿  
NewG8
 NewG8 is the open source project that intends to develop URW Garamond No.8 for the TeX community. A complete set of type 1 fonts is included. The free version of URW Garamond No. 8 started with Artifex / Henri Styles in 2003, but saw fixes and extensions by Gael Varoquaux in 2009 and finally Michael Sharpe (University of California at San Diego) in 2012 who added old style figures and small caps. Michael also provides full TeX support. Additional link. [Google] [More] ⦿ 
newpx
 Michael Sharpe (UCSD) created newpx, a free font package at CTAN: This package, based on pxfonts, provides many fixes and enhancements to that package, splitting it in two partsnewpxtext and newpxmathwhich may be run independently of one another. It provides scaling, improved metrics, and other options. For proper operation, the packages require that the packages newtxmath and pxfonts be installed and their map files enabled. The text package relies on an extension of the TeXGyrePagella Type1 fonts that is provided with this package. Note that TeXGyrePagella is a math and scientific text font based on Palatino. This package is meant to be a replacement for Young Ryu's pxfontsa complete text and math package with roman text font provided by a Palatino clone, sans serif based on a Helvetica clone, typewriter faces, plus math symbol fonts whose math italic letters are from a Palatino Italic clone. [Google] [More] ⦿ 
newtx
 Michael Sharpe (UCSD) created newtx, a free font package at CTAN: This package, based on txfonts, provides many fixes and enhancements to the txfonts package, splitting it into two separate packagesnewtxtext and newtxmath, which may be run independently of one another. It provides scaling, improved metrics, and other options. In particular, newtxmath offers a libertine option which substitutes Linux Libertine (provided with TeXLive and MikTeX) italic and Greek letters for the default Times letters, providing a good match for the Libertine text font, which is heavier than Computer Modern but lighter than Times, and in my experience, looks very sharp and clear on the screen. [Google] [More] ⦿ 
Astronomer and physicist at the University of Glasgow. Designer in 19912001 of the font Feyn (metafont), which can be used to produce relatively simple Feynman diagrams within equations in a LaTeX document. He writes: The other Feynman diagram package which exists is Thorsten Ohl's feynmf/feynmp package. That works by creating Metafont or MetaPost figures using a preprocessor. It's more general than this package, but is at its best when creating relatively large diagrams, for figures. In contrast, the present system consists of a carefullydesigned font with which you can write simple diagrams, within equations or within text, in a size matching the surrounding text size. [Google] [More] ⦿  
Oliver Corff
 
OpusTeX
 TeX software for setting Gregorian chant music, developed by Andreas Egler, Daniel Taupin and Ross Mitchell. FTP download. Some macros of OpusTeX are due to Youping Huang. Stanislav Kneifl also joined the project. OpusTeX is a set of TeX macros to typeset polyphonic, orchestral or choral music. It is mainly intended to be used to type wide scores. There is a big metafont family called Opus. [Google] [More] ⦿ 
otfinfo
 Eddie Kohler's free type utility which reports information about OpenType fonts, such as the features they support and the contents of their 'size' optical size features. [Google] [More] ⦿ 
otftotfm
 Eddie Kohler's free type utility which creates TeX font metrics and encodings that correspond to a Truetype or OpenType font. It will interpret glyph positionings, substitutions, and ligatures as far as it is able. You can say which OpenType features should be activated. [Google] [More] ⦿ 
Norbert Preining's Otibet package for using Tibetan with Haralambous' Omega package in TeX. The font Tibetan used in it is based on Sirlin's fonts gtib and gtibsp. It is given in metafont format. [Google] [More] ⦿  
P. Damian Cugley
 
Argentinian designer (b. 1976) located in Rosario. In 2010, he embarked upon an open source font project about a connected retro / signage script Lobster, which features carefully crafted opentype ligatures. In 2011, he added the upright script family Lobster Two. Alexei Vanyashin and Gayaneh Bagdasaryan added support for Russian, Ukrainian, Belarusian, Macedonian, Moldovan, and Serbian languages. Blog. Home page. At the end of 2010, together with Edgar Tolentino (Mexico), he started a commercial font project about Terminal Dosis Light, a monoline basic and simple sans, now available at Google Web Fonts. Cabin (2010) is a free humanistic sans face in the style of Gill. It was followed by Cabin Sketch (+Bold) in 2011. Dancing Script (2011) is an informal script in the spirit of Murray Hill or Mistral. Quattrocento (2011) is a classic roman titling face. Quattrocento Sans (2011) is a monoline sans. Miltonian and Miltonian Tattoo (2011) are fun handprinted faces. Creations from 2012: Poetsen One (signage face), Domine (Google Web Fonts; he says that It's is friendly in appearance because it combines the classic elements of familiar typefaces that have been in use from more than 100 years like Clarendon, Century, Cheltenham and Clearface), New Rocker (Google Web Fonts: blackletter tattoo font), Monda (Google Web Fonts and GitHub, a free sans family), Milonga (Google Web Fonts: a Victorian font inspired by the art of the tangueros), Ranchers (retro poster typeface at Google Web Fonts), Petit Formal Script (Google Web Fonts), Cantora (Google Web Fonts: a friendly semi formal, semi condensed, semi sans serif), Kaushan Script (a readable brush script that is free at Google Web Fonts), Racing Sans (a techno face that conjures up speed; free at Google Web Fonts), Life Savers (Google Web Fonts). Libre Baskerville (2012, Google Web Fonts and CTAN) was developed together with Rodrigo Fenzalida. It is based on 1941 ATF specimens, but it has a taller x height, wider counters and minor contrast that allow it to work on small sizes in any screen. Impallari extended McInerney's Raleway. Download here. Libre Caslon (2012) in four styles. See also the TeX support files for this free typeface. Typefaces from 2013: Clement Numbers (a commercial didone set of numbers from a 1838 specimen book by Fonderie Clément). Typefaces from 2014: The 45font typeface family Encode Sans, its 5x9 matrix ranging from Compressed to Wide, and Thin to Black. Dafont link. Fontspace link. Google font directory link. Klingspor link. Abstract Fonts link. Fontsquirrel link. Google Plus link. On Snot and Fonts link. Another Google Plus link. Creative Market link [Google] [More] ⦿  
Palash Baran Pal
 
PK and TFM files for Antiqua, Times, Bookman, Garamond, Arial, Courier. [Google] [More] ⦿  
Pazo math fonts
 Diego Puga from the University of Toronto offers a set of five math fonts (type 1) suitable for typesetting math in combination with the Palatino family of text fonts. Developed in 2000. The LaTeX macro package mathpazo.sty defines the Palatino family as the default roman font and uses the virtual mathpazo fonts, built around the Pazo Math family, for typesetting math in a style that suits Palatino. Puga explains: The mathpazo package builds on Walter Schmidt's mathpple package and has many similarities with it. The main difference is that mathpazo uses the purposefully designed Pazo Math font family instead of slanted versions of some of the Euler fonts. [Google] [More] ⦿ 
Let TEX produce a PDF document. See also here. Free software by Han The Thanh. [Google] [More] ⦿  
PDFTEX
 PDFTEX is an extended version of TeX that can create PDF directly from TeX source files and enhance the result of TeX typesetting with the help of PDF. It is based on the original TeX sources and Web2c, and has been successfully compiled on Unix, Win32 and DOS systems. It is still under development and features may change; it produces excellent PDF code. It was developed by Han The Thanh. [Google] [More] ⦿ 
Perl font utilities for type 1 and truetype such as FontAFM (Gisle Aas), FontFret (Martin Hosken), FontTFM (Jan Pazdziora, FontTTF (Martin Hosken). [Google] [More] ⦿  
Peter R. Wilson
 
Peter R. Wilson
 
Philipp Lehman
 
Pierre MacKay
 
Piet Tutelaers
 
PL fonts
 The PL fonts are a set of Polish extensions of the Computer Modern fonts. The type 1 and metafont code is in the public domain. Created by Janusz M. Nowacki, the 77 fonts are PLCaps10Regular, PLDunhill10Regular, PLFibonacci8Regular, PLFunny10Italic, PLFunny10Regular, PLInchRegular, PLMathExtension10Regular, PLMathExtension9Regular, PLMathItalic10BoldItalic, PLMathItalic10Italic, PLMathItalic12Italic, PLMathItalic5Italic, PLMathItalic6Italic, PLMathItalic7Italic, PLMathItalic8Italic, PLMathItalic9Italic, PLMathSymbols10BoldItalic, PLMathSymbols10Italic, PLMathSymbols5Italic, PLMathSymbols6Italic, PLMathSymbols7Italic, PLMathSymbols8Italic, PLMathSymbols9Italic, PLRoman10Bold, PLRoman10BoldItalic, PLRoman10Italic, PLRoman10Regular, PLRoman12Bold, PLRoman12Italic, PLRoman12Regular, PLRoman17Regular, PLRoman5Bold, PLRoman5Regular, PLRoman6Bold, PLRoman6Regular, PLRoman7Bold, PLRoman7Italic, PLRoman7Regular, PLRoman8Bold, PLRoman8Italic, PLRoman8Regular, PLRoman9Bold, PLRoman9Italic, PLRoman9Regular, PLRomanDemi10Regular, PLSans10Bold, PLSans10BoldItalic, PLSans10Italic, PLSans10Regular, PLSans12Italic, PLSans12Regular, PLSans17Italic, PLSans17Regular, PLSans8Italic, PLSans8Regular, PLSans9Italic, PLSans9Regular, PLSansDemiCond10Regular, PLSansQuotation8Italic, PLSansQuotation8Regular, PLSlanted10BoldItalic, PLSlanted10Italic, PLSlanted12Italic, PLSlanted8Italic, PLSlanted9Italic, PLTeXExtended10Regular, PLTeXExtended8Regular, PLTeXExtended9Regular, PLTypewriter10Italic, PLTypewriter10Regular, PLTypewriter12Regular, PLTypewriter8Regular, PLTypewriter9Regular, PLTypewriterCaps10Regular, PLTypewriterSlanted10Italic, PLTypewriterVarWd10Regular, PLUnslanted10Regular. The fonts were originally created by Janusz M. Nowacki in 1997 and released during the meeting of the Polish TeX Users Group (GUST) in Bachotek. Several minor bugs were removed during a few years of using the fonts. Total rearrangement of the collection and adaptation to the Windows environment took place out in 2000 and was carried out by the JNS TEAM (Boguslaw Jackowski, Janusz M. Nowacki and Piotr Strzelczyk). [Google] [More] ⦿ 
"The PL*.PFB collection of PostScript fonts corresponds to the bitmap fonts PL*.PK of the TeX package by Boguslaw Jackowski and Marek Rycko." Archived in many places. Search for names like PLSY6.PFB. [Google] [More] ⦿  
TEX aid files for users of Adobe's Poetica family. [Google] [More] ⦿  
PRAGMA ADE
 Based in Hasselt, The Netherlands, this is an advanced document engineering company, dealing with metapost, PDF, postscript, TEX, metafont, and professional typesetting in general. Led by Hans Hagen and Ton Otten. Publishers of PDFTEX. ConText is TEX macro package. METAFUN is a manual related to Metapost. [Google] [More] ⦿ 
gs q dSAFER dNOPAUSE sPAPERSIZE=a4 sDEVICE=pdfwrite sOutputFile=output.pdf input.ps  
Technical University of Eindhoven source for converting PostScript fonts to PK (bitmap) files, useful with TEX. [Google] [More] ⦿  
The LaTeX package `ps4pdf' provides a new way to use Postscript commands (e.g. PSTricks graphics, PSfrag replacements, EPS graphics) inside a pdfLaTeX processed document. You need recent versions of the LaTeX packages `preview', `ifpdf', `ifvtex' and a new LaTeX base installation. By Rolf Niepraschk. [Google] [More] ⦿  
pstbarcode
 Terry Burton and Herbert Voss collaborated to produce pstbarcode, an open source free LaTeX package (part of the PSTricks package set) that allows for the simple inclusion of PostScriptbased barcodes with LaTeX documents. Included are ean13, ean8, upca, upce, ean5, ean2, onecode, isbn, code39, code128, rationalizedCodabar, interleaved2of5, code2of5, postnet, royalmail, kix, auspost, japanpost, onecode, symbol, msi, plessey, rss14, rsslimited, rssexpanded, pharmacode, pdf417, datamatrix, maxicode, qrcode. [Google] [More] ⦿ 
A free program for doing nice 2d graphics in PostScript based upon higher level language instructions (mainly for TEX people). [Google] [More] ⦿  
qfonts
 Public domain type 1 fonts by Boguslaw Jackowski. Included are QuasiPalladio, QuasiTimes, QuasiBookman, QuasiChancery, QuasiCourier, QuasiHelvetica, QuasiHelveticaCondensed. See also here for the truetype versions as well. Other URLs: here, here and here. [Google] [More] ⦿ 
Type and technology blog by Benicia, CAbased computer scientist Raph Levien, who is totally committed to free and open software. Software guru who was a lead developer for Gfonted and Spiro (a font editor), and helped out with Gimp, among many other things. Raph Levien is an expert on fonts and graphics technologies, and is currently an engineer with the Google Web Fonts project. The topic for his PhD in Computer Science from the University of California, Berkeley, is on better techniques for interactively designing curves, and he also used these tools to design Inconsolata, one of the fonts available on the font API (see CTAN). Raph is working on a revival of ATF Century Catalogue, and proposes it as a replacement for the skinny Computer Modern fonts used in TeX. Other fonts in the pipeline include Century Catalogue, Bruce Rogers' Centaur types, Museum Caps, LeBe Titling, LeBe Book, ATF Bodoni, ATF Franklin Gothic, and the monospaced programming font Inconsolata (2005; see also here and here for this relative of Franklin Gothic). In 2007, he finally published the Museum Fonts package based on historical metal Centaur fonts, all free. He writes:
 
Richard Kinch
 
Richard Kinch
 
Richard Kinch
 
Robert Fuster
 
Article by Yannis Haralambous on his Sabra package for using Syriac in TeX. The package covers Serto (or: Jacobite; the Peshito variant, however, is not covered), Estrangelo (but Melchitic and Mandean, variants, are not covered) and East Syriac (or: Nestorian). It also offers Garshuni (Syriac writing of Arabic). Ligatures and stretching connections (keshideh) are automatically performed. The fonts are in METAFONT format. [Google] [More] ⦿  
Sam Sirlin is the author of textib, a Tibetan package for TEX. He also converted Don Stilwell's Gaka font into a metafont. He created gtib, another Tibetan font. On this page, you'll also find Leonardo Gribaudo's BOD, another Tibetan font. [Google] [More] ⦿  
Schriften für TeX
 Walter Schmidt helps us with the installation of several families of type 1 fonts for use with LaTeX. Here he deals with math fonts in LaTeX. [Google] [More] ⦿ 
Scott Pakin
 
Scott Pakin
 
Sebastian Schubert
 
Sebastian Inacker's TEX and TEX font links. [Google] [More] ⦿  
Developer in 1999 of an Armenian font package for TEX and Armenian metafonts. Codevelopers: A. Dalalyan and V. Hakobian. The "artmr" metafont family was converted from the TrueType font family "ArTarumianTimes" made by Ruben Hakobian. The sans serif "arssr" metafont family was converted from the PostScript font "Sassoun", which was originally created and released as "Sassoun" (1994) by Raffi Kojian. Yet another source. [Google] [More] ⦿  
Sinhala TeX is a package of Metafont fonts and a preprocessor suitable for writing Sinhala script using TeX or LaTeX. This package was originally developed by Yannis Haralambous, with funding from the Wellcome Institute for the History of Medicine, 183 Euston Road, London NW1 2BE, England. It was later modified by Vasantha Saparamadu at Macquarie University in Sydney to add support for the "samanala" transliteration scheme developed by Prasad Dharmasena. See also here and here. [Google] [More] ⦿  
Sivan Toledo is a Professor in the School of Computer Science at TelAviv University. His site has information about Hebrew typography, and contains articles and other materials by typeface designers, as well as technical articles about Hebrew typography and fonts. Mostly in Hebrew. The pages contain an article by Rafael Frank entitled Hebräischen Typen und Schriftarten (Berthold, 1926). Sivan wrote a package to typeset Hebrew with vowel points using a type 3 font to set the vowel points. Mainly but not exclusively for use with TeX. Sivan has cooperated with Zvika Rosenberg (MasterFont Studio) on the production of a large number of Hebrew OpenType fonts in 20022003. Annotated bibliography of Hebrew typesetting (2001). [Google] [More] ⦿  
skak
 Metafont chess fonts called skak. Part of the skak package developed by Dane Torben Hoffmann in 2000. See also here. In 2002, several symbols were added by Dirk Baechle. [Google] [More] ⦿ 
Stephen G. Hartke
 
Stephen Schrenk
 
Syriac (Modern Assyrian) Alphabets
 Tony Khoshaba and Isa Benyamin (an Assyrian caligraphist) developed a complete set of Eastern Syriac (meta)fonts at the Syriac Computing Institute. The truetype font Ishtar2 (1998) is a modification of an earlier Assyrian font, Nisibus. See also here. See also here. [Google] [More] ⦿ 
The Palladam Tamil font was designed in 19891990 by T. Govindaraj who works or worked at Georgia Tech in Atlanta. Plus software for its use in TeX. Alternate URL. [Google] [More] ⦿  
Takanori Uchiyama
 
Designer at Ehime University in Japan who created an extension of Computer Modern in 2010 to cover the long s that was in use in old Latin texts. The font family is called Old Latin. [Google] [More] ⦿  
Manojit (TechFat) created the free open source font RupeeTechFat (2010), which contains the new rupee symbol. Palle Jorgensen made a type 1 font and provided TeX support. [Google] [More] ⦿  
TeluguTEX
 Lakshmankumar Mukkavilli and Lakshmi Mukkavilli present Telugu TeX, complete with a set of metafonts. [Google] [More] ⦿ 
Terry Burton
 
TeX and METAFONT FAQ at the University of Utah. [Google] [More] ⦿  
Help using type 1 fonts in (pure) TEX files. LATEX is harder, see elsewhere. [Google] [More] ⦿  
List of fonts (metafont and other) in the Comprehensive TeX Archive Network (CTAN). [Google] [More] ⦿  
Tex Font Guide
 TEX and LATEX font guide by David Wright (University of Zürich). [Google] [More] ⦿ 
TEX font utilities, including accfonts, adjkerns, afmtopl, ega2mf, fontinst, fontload, freetype, gsftopk, macfont, makefonts, mathinst, mathkit, mf2ps, mf2pt3, mff29, mkpkfontdir, mm, mmtools, pbmtogf, pf2afm, pfm2afm, pkbbox, ps2afm, ps2mf, ps2pk, ps4mf, psposter, qdtexvpl, t1install, t1tools, t1utils, tfmpk, tfmpktest, ttf2pfb, ttf2pk, ttf2pt1, unadobe, vfinst, vplutils. [Google] [More] ⦿  
31 sets of Hangul fonts for TeX. A mirror. [Google] [More] ⦿  
The TeX Gyre Project was started in 2006 as the brainchild of Hans Hagen (NTG). It is described in The New Font Project (Hans Hagen (NTG), Jerzy Ludwichowski (GUST) and Volker RW Schaa (DANTE e.V.), presented at BachoTeX2, 2006). From the project, which is being implemented by GUST's efoundry guys, Boguslaw Jacko Jackowski and Janusz M. Nowacki aka Ulan: All of the Ghostscript font families will eventually become gyrefied as the result of the project. Gyrefication, also called LMization, was first applied to the Computer Modern Fonts and their various generalizations with the result known as the Latin Modern (LM) Fonts. The Gyre fonts each have 1200 glyphs that cover basically all European scripts (including Latin, Cyrillic and Greek), and have Vietnamese characters added by Han The Thanh, and Cyrillic glyphs by Valek Filippov. Available in Type 1 and OpenType, they come under a very liberal license (free, modifiable, unlimited use, and a request to rename altered fonts). The TeX Gyre fonts are
Fontspace link. [Google] [More] ⦿  
Paul Taylor lists all the TeX math fonts available in plain TeX, msssymb.tex, amssymb.sty and stmaryrd.sty. [Google] [More] ⦿  
TeX support for the `Euro' fonts in Adobe Type 1 format from Adobe  Adobe has provided 3 font families (sans, mono, and serif), each with the usual four styles (regular, italic, bold, bold italic). Each font contains a single glyph. The font is arranged so that (just about) any character code will access this glyph. The TeX support files are provided by Y&Y. Joern Clausen from the University of Bielefeld has support files for Latex. [Google] [More] ⦿ 
German help file for using type 1 fonts with TeX and ghostscript. Located at the University of Wuppertal. [Google] [More] ⦿  
WebPrimitives' commercial TEX to html converter that does not use gifs. Does most flavors of TEX. [Google] [More] ⦿  
For the Mac: "TeXgX was written by Jonathan Kew to provide a version of TeX that supports Apple's QuickDraw GX technology and GX "smart" fonts." 40USD shareware. [Google] [More] ⦿  
"TeXtrace is a collection of scripts for UNIX that convert any TeX font into a Type1 .pfb outline font immediately suitable for use with dvips, pdftex, acroread (and any many other programs). The main advantage of using Type1 fonts with TeX is that Acroread renders TeX's bitmap fonts ugly on screen, but it renders outline fonts beautifully and fast. " Free software written by Péter Szabó. [Google] [More] ⦿  
tfmpk
 TFM/PK font viewer by Yotam Medini. It uses (needs) Tcl/Tk. In addition to that it browses TeX's fonts. Current version 0.72. [Google] [More] ⦿ 
Freeware TeX font viewer for X windows, by Yotam Medini. [Google] [More] ⦿  
The Comprehensive LaTeX Symbols List
 The Comprehensive LaTeX Symbols List is an organized list of thousands of symbols commonly available to LaTeX users compiled by Scott Pakin. PDF file. Text file with TeX names of the symbols. Direct PDF link. [Google] [More] ⦿ 
A great annotated and categorized list of fonts that TeX enthusiasts will appreciate. [Google] [More] ⦿  
Journal launched in 2005 and initially edited by Lance Carnes. [Google] [More] ⦿  
The TeX Catalogue Online
 Description of most TeX packages by ozzie Graham Williams. Unbelievably useful! Tons of links. The link file alone is 747K, jampacked with information. Master list of links related to TeX, metafont, fonts for TeX, and utilities for TeX. [Google] [More] ⦿ 
Graham Williams' useful catalog of CTAN fonts for TEX and LATEX. [Google] [More] ⦿  
Examples of the main Bitstream fonts, compiled by Thierry Bouche. [Google] [More] ⦿  
Tibetan metafonts, and help files for the use of Tibetan in TeX and LaTeX. The metafont is by Sam Sirlin. Other pieces of code, including LaTeX Tibetan, are by Jeff Sparkes (Computer Science, Memorial University of Newfoundland). Dead link. [Google] [More] ⦿  
Yannis Haralambous wrote a package called Tiqwah for TeX for typesetting Hebrew with vowel points and cantillation marks. [Google] [More] ⦿  
Tolkien fonts for integration with TeX. The authors explain: Here are a number of freely available fonts for writing with the scripts invented by J.R.R. Tolkien. This package makes it vastly easier to use those fonts with pdfTeX and pdfLaTeX. The fonts themselves are not part of the package. Specifically, this package provides support for writing English, Quenya, and Sindarin with tengwar and cirth/angerthas. It also provides support for writing Dwarvish with cirth, Quenya with sarati and valmaric letters, and English with AngloSaxon runes, as used in The Hobbit. It supports the use of the fonts Tengwar Annatar, Cirth Erebor, Sarati Eldamar, Valmaric Eldamar, and can be easily edited to support Tengwar Eldamar, Tengwar Parmaite, Tengwar Noldor, Tengwar Quenya, and Tengwar Sindarin. [Google] [More] ⦿  
Tony Khoshaba
 
TopTeam Co
 Bulgarian developer of the free type 1 font package t1teams for Latin and Cyrillic, which is used in Bulgarian newspapers and magazines of the TopTeam Publishing House. The maintainer is Anton Zinoviev. [Google] [More] ⦿ 
Torben Hoffmann
 
TrueTeX
 TrueTeX, Richard Kinch's a professional implementation of the TeX typesetting system for Windows and ttf_edit, a TrueType font table editor, available for free during a limited time to persons willing to serve as beta testers. Also includes the "joincode" filter. [Google] [More] ⦿ 
TsongMin Wu
 
A Windows program by Konstantin Vasil'ev, which converts Windows True Type fonts to TEX PK fonts. Free demo. [Google] [More] ⦿  
A Windows program by Oleg V. Motygin, which is intended to convert Windows True Type fonts to MetaFont format. Source freely available on request. Technical note: TTF2MF obtains information on True Type fonts by using Windows GDI functions (GetGlyphOutLine etc.). That is why the program works with installed fonts instead of .ttf files. Alternate site. Still another site. A cleanup program by Daniel Taupin, called ttfmf2t1.c, may be applied to the output. See also here. [Google] [More] ⦿  
Werner Lemberg and Frederic Loyer have written a generic ttf2pk program which uses the FreeType library for rasterizing TrueType fonts. A simple conversion tool to bring TrueType quality to the TeX world. Check also the font metrics file generator ttf2tfm. Alternate site. [Google] [More] ⦿  
ttf2tex
 ttf2tex is a Bash (note: UNIX) shell script which generates all files required to use TrueType fonts with teTeX from a set of .ttf files. In short, it will do for TrueType fonts what fontinst's \latin family command does for Type 1 PostScript fonts. ttf2tex is designed for Linux/UNIX systems running teTeX. Free software by Philipp Lehman. [Google] [More] ⦿ 
Freetype project source code to build TeX metric files from a TrueType font. By Werner Lemberg and Frederic Loyer. Alternate site. Alternate csite. [Google] [More] ⦿  
ttf_edit
 A TrueType font table editor (remove glyphs, change names, etc.), part of TrueTeX, Richard Kinch's a professional implementation of the TeX typesetting system for Windows. For a while, ttf_edit was available for free to persons willing to serve as beta testers. Based in Lake Worth, FL, Richard is one of the most helpful, thoughtful and informed people in the font software business. You'll like working with him on your problem(s). [Google] [More] ⦿ 
"A free Windows application which converts TrueType or ATM fonts in Windows to TeX bitmapped fonts. Hosted on Richard Kinch's web site on behalf of the author, Vasilev Konstantin of Moscow State University. " [Google] [More] ⦿  
TUG: the TeX Users Group home page. Check also their calendar of upcoming events. [Google] [More] ⦿  
TUG 2004: International Conference on TeX, XML abd Digital Typography  The TeX Users Group (TUG) Annual Meeting and Conference for the year 2004 took place in Xanthi, Greece, from August 30 to Sept. 3, 2004. The main theme of this Conference will be TeX in the era of XML and Unicode. [Google] [More] ⦿ 
The TeX Users Group (TUG) Annual Meeting and Conference for the year 2005 took place in WuHan, China P.R., from August 2325, 2005. Speakers include Nelson Beebe, Yannis Haralambous, and Karel Piska. [Google] [More] ⦿  
Calendar of events for the TeX Users Group, TUGboat. [Google] [More] ⦿  
TeX can use any font for which it has metrics (character widths, kerning, etc.), and shapes (these days, generally PostScript or TrueType outlines). This page explains the start. Other subpages are here, here, here, here (MetaPost), and here,">here. [Google] [More] ⦿  
TX fonts and PX fonts
 Young U. Ryu from the Department of Mathematics, University of Texas at Dallas developed Type 1 fonts for use in mathematical texts set in TEX, in 2000. It was based on Adobe Times and Helvetica, the TX fonts. His PX fonts are type 1 fonts based on Adobe Palatino, URW Palladium and Adobe Helvetica for doing mathematics. After some modications by Thomas Esser in 2002, more recent versions of the TX fonts and pxfonts were placed on the CTAN archive. In the documentation, Young adresses the design of mathematical symbols: The Adobe Times fonts are thicker than the CM fonts. Designing math fonts for Times based on the rule thickness of Times =, , + , / , < , etc. would result in too thick math symbols, in my opinion. In the TX fonts, these glyphs are thinner than those of original Times fonts. That is, the rule thickness of these glyphs is around 85% of that of the Times fonts, but still thicker than that of the CM fonts. He contributed these ranges to the GNU Freefont project: Arrows (U+2190U+21FF), Mathematical Symbols (U+2200U+22FF). [Google] [More] ⦿ 
Forum and blog for typesetters. Subpages on fonts, TeX, PDF and Adobe's software. [Google] [More] ⦿  
Article by Yannis Haralambous on typesetting Khmer in TeX. It talks about the script, an encoding table, a METAFONT (developed by him), and the typesetting problems. [Google] [More] ⦿  
Informative German site that explains how to install fonts for use with Ubuntu (UNIC, TeX). [Google] [More] ⦿  
Article by Yannis Haralambous on typesetting Berber in TeX. It includes some description of METAFONT fonts made by him: tifi, tifis, tifisb, tifib. [Google] [More] ⦿  
Huge metafont families for Old English (called wngb, or Washington Gerald Barnett), Washington Romanized Indic (called wnri), and Washington Puget Salish (called wnps, or Lushootseed, for American Indian languages). [Google] [More] ⦿  
Urs Oswald
 
Urs Oswald: Bezier Curves
 URS Oswald explains Bezier curves in a simple and authoritative manner. Includes material on MetaPost. [Google] [More] ⦿ 
Use Type1 Fonts in PDF Papers
 Chen Li (UC Irvine) takes us through the exercise of insuring that PDF files generated from Latex sources use type 1 fonts and not poor botmap substitutes. Information on dvips. [Google] [More] ⦿ 
Damir Rakityansky gives an absolutely fantastic description on the use of TrueType fonts with TeX, LaTeX, pdfTeX. Requires ttf2afm, ttf2tfm, ttf2pk. [Google] [More] ⦿  
Vasilis Grammaticos
 
Very useful links for math, typography, TEX and metafont. [Google] [More] ⦿  
Praguebased researcher and TeX specialist who obtained a PhD in computer vision from the Czech Technical University in Prague in 2003. Designer of free semaphore fonts in OpenType and Type 1 formats, January 2008. The Semaphor font family contains 5 shapes (regular, bold, slanted, bold slanted, and mono) in 3 variants (differ by a pillar shape). They were obtained by rewriting the original Metafont sources he made in 1998 to Metatype1, and utilizing FontForge: SemaforBold, SemaforBoldSlant, SemaforNoPillarBold, SemaforNoPillarBoldSlant, SemaforNoPillar, SemaforNoPillarSlant, SemaforNoPillarMono, SemaforPesonPillarBold, SemaforPersonPillarBoldSlant, SemaforPersonPillar, SemaforPersonPillarSlant, SemaforPersonPillarMono, SemaforRegular, SemaforSlant, SemaforMono. He also made a softball metafont. [Google] [More] ⦿  
Vicentino fonts
 Metafont fonts developed by Willibald Kraml in Vienna in 1992. There are three script fonts. A `cursive' shape, which is a slanted shape written with a widenibbed pen. A `twist' shape: a slanted shape with constant width. And a `modern script' shape: an upright shape with a forward sloping stress axis. They would mainly be suitable for display text. [Google] [More] ⦿ 
Author of Les fontes sous LaTeX pour les nuls (et les autres) (2000), a 168page book full of goodies on font formats, technical information, and mouthwatering detail. [Google] [More] ⦿  
Vladimir Volovich
 
VNR provides Vietnamese Fonts for TeX. The fonts are in Metafont and type 1 format. The VNR package is originally written by Han The Thanh and currently maintained by Ky Anh. See also here. [Google] [More] ⦿  
Erlangen, Germanybased metafont and TeX specialist who has designed numerous font packages and developed many others. His work is always free and he has provided the TeX community invaluable typeface support. A list of his work:
 
Walter Schmidt
 
Walter Schmidt
 
Walter Schmidt
 
Walter Schmidt
 
Programs that convert between files needed for TEX typesetting: GF, PK, GF, TFM, PL, VF, VPL, AFM. [Google] [More] ⦿  
Will Robertson
 
Willibald Kraml
 
XITS
 XITS (2011) is a free Timeslike typeface for mathematical and scientific publishing, based on STIX fonts. The main mission of XITS is to provide a version of STIX fonts enriched with the OpenType MATH extension, making it suitable for high quality mathematic typesetting with OpenType MATH capable layout systems, like MS Office 2007 and the new TeX engines XeTeX and LuaTeX. This free OFL package was developed by Khaled Hosny. Inside the fonts, we read Copyright (c) 20012010 by the STI Pub Companies, consisting of the American Chemical Society, the American Institute of Physics, the American Mathematical Society, the American Physical Society, Elsevier, Inc., and The Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers, Inc. Portions copyright (c) 19982003 by MicroPress, Inc. Portions copyright (c) 1990 by Elsevier, Inc. It covers Latin, Greek and Cyrillic. Inside the fonts, we read Copyright (c) 20012010 by the STI Pub Companies, consisting of the American Chemical Society, the American Institute of Physics, the American Mathematical Society, the American Physical Society, Elsevier, Inc., and The Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers, Inc. Portions copyright (c) 19982003 by MicroPress, Inc. Portions copyright (c) 1990 by Elsevier, Inc. Apparently, Coen Hoffman has also worked on XITS. Another URL. Free download. [Google] [More] ⦿ 
Metafont/TEX font and font software developer, specializing in nonLatin fonts and their integration in TEX. Ran Atelier Fluxus Virus in Lille, France. Codeveloper of the Omega typesetting system which includes the Omega Font Family (type 1). Since 2001, professor of Computer Science at the École Nationale Supérieure des Telecommunications de Bretagne in Brest. He is the author of the 1000+page text Fontes et codages (O'Reilly, 2004), which was translated by P. Scott Horne with the English title Fonts and Encodings (O'Reilly). See also here. Also author of Keeping Greek Typography Alive, an article presented at the 1st International Conference on Typography and Visual Communication held in Thessaloniki in June 2002. Yannis Haralambous and John Plaice are the authors of Omega typesetting system, which is an extension of TeX. Its first release, aims primarily at improving TeX's multilingual abilities. In Omega all characters and pointers into datastructures are 16bit wide, instead of 8bit, thereby eliminating many of the trivial limitations of TeX. Omega also allows multiple input and output character sets, and uses programmable filters to translate from one encoding to another, to perform contextual analysis, etc. Internally, Omega uses the universal 16bit Unicode standard character set, based on ISO10646. These improvements not only make it a lot easier for TeX users to cope with multiple or complex languages, like Arabic, Indic, Khmer, Chinese, Japanese or Korean, in one document, but will also form the basis for future developments in other areas, such as native color support and hypertext features. ... Fonts for UT1 (omlgc family) and UT2 (omah family) are under development: these fonts are in PostScript format and visually close to Times and Helvetica font families. Active participant in the GNU Freefont project. With John Plaice, he contributed to these Unicode ranges:
 
YawJen Lin (Department of Computer Science and Information Engineering, National Taiwan University, Taipei, Taiwan) and TzaoLin Lee made these truetype versions of the Computer Modern family in the 1990s: CM_DunhillRegular, CM_FibonacciRegular, CM_FunnyItalic, CM_FunnyRegular, CM_MathExtension, CM_MathItalic, CM_MathItalicBold, CM_MathSymbolBold, CM_MathSymbolRegular, CM_RomanBold, CM_RomanBoldSlantedExt, CM_RomanRegular, CM_RomanSlanted, CM_RomanCapsRegular, CM_RomanExtBold, CM_SansSerifBoldExt, CM_SansSerifRegular, CM_SansSerifSlanted, CM_SansSerifCondensedDemiBold, CM_SansSerifQuotationItalic, CM_SansSerifQuotationRegular, CM_SlantedTypewriterRegular, CM_TeX_ExtandedRegular, CM_TextBoldItalicExt, CM_TextItalic, CM_TypewriterItalic, CM_TypewriterRegular, CM_TypewriterCapsRegular, CM_UnslantedItalic, CM_VariableWidthTypewriterRegular. Lin reports that he has written a free utility for converting metafont fonts into truetype fonts, but I could not locate that software anywhere. Earlier, ca. 1993, he made eight Chinese fonts in the socalled NTU series. These fonts can be downloaded here. [Google] [More] ⦿  
Article on a package by UCLA's Moschovakis for mixed English/Greek text in TEX. [Google] [More] ⦿  
Yotam Medini
 
Young Ryu
 
Ypatia
 Nikos Goulandris's Greek scientific font for use with TeX, based on his IsminiClio family of fonts. Developed in 1999 in Paris with Vasilis Grammaticos. Initial font was for the Mac only. [Google] [More] ⦿ 
Foundry of Charles Bigelow, Kris Holmes, and Berthold Horn, which ceased operations near the start of the 21st century. They have the following font sets: Galilei, XY_Pic fonts (Nine ATM compatible fonts in Adobe Type 1 format for use with Ross Moore and Kristoffer Rose's XY Pic drawing package for TeX), Y&Y American Mathematical Society (AMS) fonts (Computer Modern, Euler), Y&Y European Modern (EM) fonts, Y&Y Lucida fonts (1996), LucidaBrightAstro, Lucida Bright Expert, LucidaConsole, Lucida Fixed Narrow, Lucida Greek, Lucida Latin, Lucida Sans Cyrillic and Latin 2, Lucida Sans Hebrew, Lucida Sans Linedraw, Lucida Sans School, Lucida Sans Unicode, Y&Y MathTime 1.1 fonts, Y&Y MathTime Plus fonts, Y&Y TeX Pi fonts, Alan Jeffrey Geometric Sans Serif Blackboard Bold, Ralph A. Smith Formal Script face (based on R. Hunter Middeleton), Jeremy Gibbons and Alan Jeffrey St. Mary's Road Symbolic Logic, Roland Waldi extension of LASY symbol  version 2.0, APL (free), Crufty (free old typewriter font), Finger (free finger dingbats), MarVoSym (free). The Lucida collection (Lucida Blackletter, Lucida Bright, Lucida Bright Math, Lucida Calligraphy, Lucida Casual, Lucida Console, Lucida Fax (1985), Lucida Handwriting, Lucida Sans, Lucida Sans Typewriter, Lucida Typewriter, and Lucida Unicode) is distributed by Ascender Corporation from 2005 onwards. [Google] [More] ⦿  
Article on creating PDF documents from TeX. At the Y&Y site. Check also this page of links. [Google] [More] ⦿  
Zdenek Wagner
 
Czech TeX and font software expert, whose place on the web is called IceBear Soft. He created makebarcode, a free package done in 2008 for the TeX community. It contains TeX macros for printing various 2/5 bar codes and Code 39 bar codes. The macros do not use fonts but create the bar codes directly by vrules. It is therefore possible to vary width to height ratio, ratio of thin and thick bars. The package is convenient for printing ITF bar codes as well as bar codes for identification labels for HP storage media. In 2010, he published OCRB Outline. These are type1 and OpenType versions of an earlier Metafont by Norbert Schwarz (Ruhr Universitaet Bochum, Bochum, Germany). [Google] [More] ⦿  
ZE fonts
 Virtual type 1 fonts presented by Robert Fuster (19972000, Departament de Matemàtica Aplicada, Universitat Politècnica de València, 46071 València, Spain). "The `zd' fonts by Constantin Kahn (kahn@math.unihannover.de) are virtual T1 encoded Computer Modern fonts based on (OT1) Computer Modern, Times, and Helvetica fonts, intended for simulate `dc' fonts. (Waine Sullivan's `dm' fonts are another approach to the substitution of `dc' fonts by virtual ones.) Because `dc' fonts are now obsolete, I've adapted the Kahn's package to `ec' fonts. The resulting virtual fonts are named according to the ec fonts names, changing `ec' by `ze' (zerm1000.vf simulates ecrm1000, and so on)." [Google] [More] ⦿ 

