Name: RoboFont Version: 1.8.4 Build 1706131209
Mac Platform: Intel
OS version: 10.9 or Later
Web Site: http://doc.robofont.com/
RoboFont is a UFO based, mac only, font editor. Written from scratch in Python with scalability in mind. The editor allows full scripting access to objects and interface. The application is a platform for drawing and modifying typefaces and much more...
RoboFont contains lots of different windows and views, each one connected to a specific function.
Different application windows can be displayed separately or collected into a single window.
Displays all glyphs in the font, allows sorting with groups, filters, smart lists, etc.
Displays one single glyph for editing.
Both Space Center and Kern Center display a string of glyphs for testing words and working on spacing and kerning.
The scripting editor is the place to write and run Python scripts.
RoboFont can easily be extended with additional features and add-ons. Developers can use the Extensions Builder to package RoboFont plugins.
RoboFont allows users to customize many aspects of its interface and behavior through the Preferences window.
RoboFont can read, save and generate lots of different file formats. This section will go through some typical workflow scenes and tries not to generalize any kind of designers workflow.
Creating new fonts
How to create new fonts from scratch in a UFO format.
Opening existing fonts
How to open existing UFO's, otf's, ttf's, ttx's, pfa's
How to save to UFO, otf, ttf, pfa and potential other formats.
The power of directly testing fonts.
Exchange with other UFO based apps
RoboFont can interact with other UFO base applications.