Open-source typefaces

Chris Dean's picture

Please help compile a list of open-source typefaces.

I just came across this on twitter:

Open Baskerville

Feel free to contribute. See what I did there? “feel free.” Ah? Yes?

Té Rowan's picture

HVB – The Open Source stuff is still copyrighted, which is why a licence is needed.

altsan – There's nothing 'seems to' about it. Old Standard and the Theano Classical Fonts are, in the author's own words, "released under the SIL Open Font License ...".

http://googlefontdirectory.googlecode.com/hg/ is the path to the Google Webfont Directory's Mercurial repository. The link 'ofl' takes you to the fonts/faces licensed under the SIL OFL. Usually, there are VFB and/or SFD files with the TTF/OTF files.

Té Rowan's picture

There are free and open-source fonts/faces to be had from:
Arkandis Digital Foundry
Association for Insight Meditation
CAT Design
The Crud Factory
George Douros
Greek Font Society
Janusz Nowacki
TypoShop ubs

Those from Douros and TCF are licensed in a way that resembles the WTFPL ("You may do Whatever The F* you want to with the Licensed Material.")

Renaissance Man's picture

@ Té Rowan

There is still a lot of un- and badly-documented slang and jargon out there. Also, your infosheet was badly organised, with many assumptions. Using tags would have been more helpful, say:

Typeface:
Foundry:
License:
Designer:
Description:
Webfont URI:

Good tagging makes searches easier, too.

Té Rowan's picture

Don't quit your day job yet, @Renny.

Renaissance Man's picture

Oops, Reynir, your rules for me don't apply to you?

Té Rowan's picture

Of course, if you want 50-60 typefaces documented that badly, there is always the DIY option.

Edit #1: On a second thought based on your infopost (which I understood only because I already knew), better I do it. At least I know it'll be done right, then.

Té Rowan's picture

@Renaissance Man – YAFIYGI

Legend:

Fonts:
    H        Hair weight
    UL       Ultra-light weight
    XL       Extra-light weight
    L        Light weight
    T        Thin weight
    R        Regular or book weight
    M        Medium weight
    SB       Semi-bold (demi-bold) weight
    B        Bold weight
    XB       Extra-bold weight
    UB       Ultra-bold weight
    V        Heavy weight
    K        Black weight
    I        Italic style
    O        Oblique style
    Cond     Condensed width
    Norm     Normal width
    Exp      Expanded width

Format:
    T1       PostScript Type 1 (ATM font)
    OTF      CFF-flavoured OpenType
    TTF      TrueType or TT-flavoured OpenType
    WOFF     Web Open Font Format (web-only font format)
    SFD      FontForge's work file format
    SFDir    FontForge's work directory format
    UFO      RoboFont's work directory format
    VFB      Fontlab's work file format

Licensing:
    GPL      The Free Software Foundation's General Public License
    GPL2+    Ditto, version 2 or later
    LPPL     The LaTeX Project Public License
    OFL      SIL's Open Font License
    Utopia   Adobe's and TUG's collective Utopia licensing
    Vera     Bitstream's licence for the typeface Bitstream Vera


Typeface:    Accanthis ADF
Fonts:       4: R/RI/B/BI
Foundry:     Arkandis Digital Foundry (ADF)
Home:        http://arkandis.tuxfamily.org/
Version:     1.008
Format:      OTF
Licensing:   GPL2+ with font exception
Designer:    Hirwen Harendal
Description: Light, airy serif; resembles Cloister OldStyle

Typeface:    Accanthis ADF No2
Fonts:       4: R/RI/B/BI
Foundry:     Arkandis Digital Foundry (ADF)
Home:        http://arkandis.tuxfamily.org/
Version:     1.008
Format:      OTF
Licensing:   GPL2+ with font exception
Designer:    Hirwen Harendal
Description: Light, airy serif; quite garaldish

Typeface:    Accanthis ADF No3
Fonts:       4: R/RI/B/BI
Foundry:     Arkandis Digital Foundry (ADF)
Home:        http://arkandis.tuxfamily.org/
Version:     1.008
Format:      OTF
Licensing:   GPL2+ with font exception
Designer:    Hirwen Harendal
Description: Blend of Accanthis and Accanthis No2

Typeface:    Aurelis ADF No2
Fonts:       7: R/RI/B/BI, script I in Cond,Norm,Exp
Foundry:     Arkandis Digital Foundry (ADF)
Home:        http://arkandis.tuxfamily.org/
Version:     1.008
Format:      OTF
Licensing:   GPL2+ with font exception
Designer:    Hirwen Harendal
Description: Calligraphic feel

Typeface:    Baskervald ADF
Fonts:       6: R/RI/B/BI/V/VO
Foundry:     Arkandis Digital Foundry (ADF)
Home:        http://arkandis.tuxfamily.org/
Version:     1.018
Format:      OTF
Licensing:   GPL2+ with font exception
Designer:    Hirwen Harendal
Description: Serif, designed as a Baskerville

Typeface:    Berenis ADF Pro
Fonts:       4: R/RI/B/BI
Foundry:     Arkandis Digital Foundry (ADF)
Home:        http://arkandis.tuxfamily.org/
Version:     1.005
Format:      OTF
Licensing:   GPL2+ with font exception
Designer:    Hirwen Harendal
Description: Serif, didone-style

Typeface:    Electrum ADF Exp
Fonts:       8: L/LO/R/RO/SB/SBO/B/BO
Foundry:     Arkandis Digital Foundry (ADF)
Home:        http://arkandis.tuxfamily.org/
Version:     1.005
Format:      OTF
Licensing:   GPL2+ with font exception
Designer:    Hirwen Harendal
Description: Square, monoline slab-serif; City-like

Typeface:    Gillius ADF
Fonts:       8: R/RI/B/BI in Cond,Norm
Foundry:     Arkandis Digital Foundry (ADF)
Home:        http://arkandis.tuxfamily.org/
Version:     1.009
Format:      OTF
Licensing:   GPL2+ with font exception
Designer:    Hirwen Harendal
Description: Sans-serif, heavily based on Gill Sans

Typeface:    Gillius ADF No2
Fonts:       8: R/RI/B/BI in Cond,Norm
Foundry:     Arkandis Digital Foundry (ADF)
Home:        http://arkandis.tuxfamily.org/
Version:     1.009
Format:      OTF
Licensing:   GPL2+ with font exception
Designer:    Hirwen Harendal
Description: Sans-serif, heavily based on Gill Sans

Typeface:    Ikarius ADF
Fonts:       4: R/RI/B/BI
Foundry:     Arkandis Digital Foundry (ADF)
Home:        http://arkandis.tuxfamily.org/
Version:     1.006
Format:      OTF
Licensing:   GPL2+ with font exception
Designer:    Hirwen Harendal
Description: Vestigial serif, inspired by Hypatia Sans

Typeface:    Ikarius ADF No2
Fonts:       4: R/RI/B/BI
Foundry:     Arkandis Digital Foundry (ADF)
Home:        http://arkandis.tuxfamily.org/
Version:     1.006
Format:      OTF
Licensing:   GPL2+ with font exception
Designer:    Hirwen Harendal
Description: Vestigial serif, var. on Ikarius ADF

Typeface:    Irianis ADF
Fonts:       4(TTC),8(OTF): R/RI/B/BI with separate OSF/SC fonts in OTF
Foundry:     Arkandis Digital Foundry (ADF)
Home:        http://arkandis.tuxfamily.org/
Version:     1.006
Format:      TTC,OTF
Licensing:   GPL2+ with font exception
Designer:    Hirwen Harendal
Description: A Caslon-like serif

Typeface:    Irianis ADF Math
Fonts:       1: R
Foundry:     Arkandis Digital Foundry (ADF)
Home:        http://arkandis.tuxfamily.org/
Version:     1.006
Format:      OTF
Licensing:   GPL2+ with font exception
Designer:    Hirwen Harendal
Description: Irialis ADF with math charset

Typeface:    Keypad ADF, Keypad ADF No2
Fonts:       2
Foundry:     Arkandis Digital Foundry (ADF)
Home:        http://arkandis.tuxfamily.org/
Version:     1.001
Format:      OTF
Licensing:   GPL2+ with font exception
Designer:    Hirwen Harendal
Description: Pi fonts with keycaps, white and black

Typeface:    Libris ADF
Fonts:       4: R/RI/B/BI
Foundry:     Arkandis Digital Foundry (ADF)
Home:        http://arkandis.tuxfamily.org/
Version:     1.007
Format:      OTF
Licensing:   GPL2+ with font exception
Designer:    Hirwen Harendal
Description: Calligraphic sans-serif, resembles Lydian a lot

Typeface:    Mekanus ADF
Fonts:       4: R/RI/B/BI
Foundry:     Arkandis Digital Foundry (ADF)
Home:        http://arkandis.tuxfamily.org/
Version:     1.005
Format:      OTF
Licensing:   GPL2+ with font exception
Designer:    Hirwen Harendal
Description: Slab serif with a typewriter feel

Typeface:    Mekanus ADF Titling
Fonts:       4: R/RI/B/BI
Foundry:     Arkandis Digital Foundry (ADF)
Home:        http://arkandis.tuxfamily.org/
Version:     1.005
Format:      OTF
Licensing:   GPL2+ with font exception
Designer:    Hirwen Harendal
Description: Slab serif with a typewriter feel

Typeface:    MintSpirit ADF
Fonts:       4: R/RI/B/BI
Foundry:     Arkandis Digital Foundry (ADF)
Home:        http://arkandis.tuxfamily.org/
Version:     1.004
Format:      OTF
Licensing:   OFL 1.1
Designer:    Hirwen Harendal
Description: Sans-serif, blends Ubuntu with Gill Sans

Typeface:    MintSpirit ADF No2
Fonts:       4: R/RI/B/BI
Foundry:     Arkandis Digital Foundry (ADF)
Home:        http://arkandis.tuxfamily.org/
Version:     1.004
Format:      OTF
Licensing:   OFL 1.1
Designer:    Hirwen Harendal
Description: Sans-serif, blends Ubuntu with Gill Sans

Typeface:    Mintysis ADF
Fonts:       6: R/RI/M/MI/B/BI
Foundry:     Arkandis Digital Foundry (ADF)
Home:        http://arkandis.tuxfamily.org/
Version:     1.002
Format:      TTF
Licensing:   OFL 1.1
Designer:    Hirwen Harendal
Description: TrueType version of MintSpirit

Typeface:    Neogothis ADF
Fonts:       12: L/LI/R/RI/M/MI/SB/SBI/B/BI/V/VI
Foundry:     Arkandis Digital Foundry (ADF)
Home:        http://arkandis.tuxfamily.org/
Version:     1.005
Format:      OTF
Licensing:   GPL2+ with font exception
Designer:    Hirwen Harendal
Description: Monoline sans-serif, Bauhaus/Kabel feel

Typeface:    Oldania ADF
Fonts:       4: R/RI/B/BI
Foundry:     Arkandis Digital Foundry (ADF)
Home:        http://arkandis.tuxfamily.org/
Version:     1.006
Format:      OTF
Licensing:   GPL2+ with font exception
Designer:    Hirwen Harendal
Description: Medieval, scribe-like

Typeface:    Ornements ADF
Fonts:       2: One for each format
Foundry:     Arkandis Digital Foundry (ADF)
Home:        http://arkandis.tuxfamily.org/
Version:     1.001
Format:      OTF
Licensing:   GPL2+ with font exception
Designer:    Hirwen Harendal
Description: Pi font with clefs, hederae and other ornaments

Typeface:    Romande ADF
Fonts:       7: R/RI/SB/SBI, with Script in I and OSF/SC in R/SB
Foundry:     Arkandis Digital Foundry (ADF)
Home:        http://arkandis.tuxfamily.org/
Version:     1.010
Format:      OTF
Licensing:   GPL2+ with font exception
Designer:    Hirwen Harendal
Description: Serif with elements of Tiffany and Caslon

Typeface:    Romande ADF No2
Fonts:       4: R/RI/SB/SBI
Foundry:     Arkandis Digital Foundry (ADF)
Home:        http://arkandis.tuxfamily.org/
Version:     1.010
Format:      OTF
Licensing:   GPL2+ with font exception
Designer:    Hirwen Harendal
Description: Serif with elements of Tiffany and Caslon

Typeface:    Solothurn ADF
Fonts:       6: R/RO/M/MO/B/BO
Foundry:     Arkandis Digital Foundry (ADF)
Home:        http://arkandis.tuxfamily.org/
Version:     1.004
Format:      OTF
Licensing:   GPL2+ with font exception
Designer:    Hirwen Harendal
Description: Monoline sans-serif novelty face

Typeface:    Switzera ADF
Fonts:       24: L/LI/R/RI/M/MI/SB/SBI/B/BI/XB/XBI, Cond(L/LI/R/RI/SB/SBI/B/BI), Exp(R/RI/B/BI)
Foundry:     Arkandis Digital Foundry (ADF)
Home:        http://arkandis.tuxfamily.org/
Version:     1.005
Format:      OTF
Licensing:   Vera
Designer:    Hirwen Harendal
Description: Variations on Bitstream Vera Sans: Cond,Norm,Exp

Typeface:    Symbol ADF
Fonts:       4: Arrows/Bullets in either format
Foundry:     Arkandis Digital Foundry (ADF)
Home:        http://arkandis.tuxfamily.org/
Version:     1.001
Format:      TTF,OTF
Licensing:   GPL2+ with font exception
Designer:    Hirwen Harendal
Description: Pi face of arrows and bullets

Typeface:    Tribun ADF
Fonts:       12: R/RI/B/BI/XB/XBI, Cond(R/RI/B/BI), Exp(R/RI)
Foundry:     Arkandis Digital Foundry (ADF)
Home:        http://arkandis.tuxfamily.org/
Version:     1.017
Format:      OTF
Licensing:   GPL2+ with font exception
Designer:    Hirwen Harendal
Description: Serif, very similar to Times New Roman

Typeface:    Universalis ADF
Fonts:       8: R/RI/B/BI in Cond,Norm
Foundry:     Arkandis Digital Foundry (ADF)
Home:        http://arkandis.tuxfamily.org/
Version:     1.009
Format:      OTF
Licensing:   GPL2+ with font exception
Designer:    Hirwen Harendal
Description: Geometric sans-serif, inspired by Futura

Typeface:    Venturis ADF
Fonts:       18: R/RI/B/BI for all, plus H/HI for Norm
Foundry:     Arkandis Digital Foundry (ADF)
Home:        http://arkandis.tuxfamily.org/
Version:     1.005
Format:      OTF
Licensing:   Utopia
Designer:    Hirwen Harendal
Description: Variations on Adobe Utopia: Norm,Cond,Style,Cond Style

Typeface:    Venturis ADF No2
Fonts:       12: R/RI/B/BI for all
Foundry:     Arkandis Digital Foundry (ADF)
Home:        http://arkandis.tuxfamily.org/
Version:     1.005
Format:      OTF
Licensing:   Utopia
Designer:    Hirwen Harendal
Description: Variations on Adobe Utopia: Cond, Norm, Medium weight

Typeface:    Venturis ADF Old
Fonts:       4: R/RI/B/BI
Foundry:     Arkandis Digital Foundry (ADF)
Home:        http://arkandis.tuxfamily.org/
Version:     1.005
Format:      OTF
Licensing:   Utopia
Designer:    Hirwen Harendal
Description: Variations on Adobe Utopia: Garalde cues

Typeface:    Venturis ADF Sans
Fonts:       18: R/RI/B/BI for all, plus H/HI for Norm
Foundry:     Arkandis Digital Foundry (ADF)
Home:        http://arkandis.tuxfamily.org/
Version:     1.005
Format:      OTF
Licensing:   Utopia
Designer:    Hirwen Harendal
Description: Vestigial serif variations on Adobe Utopia: Cond,Norm,Exp and Light weight

Typeface:    Venturis ADF Sans No2
Fonts:       12: R/RI/B/BI for each width
Foundry:     Arkandis Digital Foundry (ADF)
Home:        http://arkandis.tuxfamily.org/
Version:     1.005
Format:      OTF
Licensing:   Utopia
Designer:    Hirwen Harendal
Description: Vestigial serif variations on Adobe Utopia: Cond,Norm,Exp

Typeface:    Venturis ADF Titling
Fonts:       5
Foundry:     Arkandis Digital Foundry (ADF)
Home:        http://arkandis.tuxfamily.org/
Version:     1.005
Format:      OTF
Licensing:   Utopia
Designer:    Hirwen Harendal
Description: Variations on Adobe Utopia: Cap/smallcap titling fonts

Typeface:    Verana
Fonts:       4: R/RI/B/BI
Foundry:     Arkandis Digital Foundry (ADF)
Home:        http://arkandis.tuxfamily.org/
Version:     1.002
Format:      OTF
Licensing:   Vera
Designer:    Hirwen Harendal
Description: Bitstream Vera variant

Typeface:    Verana Sans
Fonts:       8: R/RO/M/MO/SB/SBO/B/BO
Foundry:     Arkandis Digital Foundry (ADF)
Home:        http://arkandis.tuxfamily.org/
Version:     1.002
Format:      OTF
Licensing:   Vera
Designer:    Hirwen Harendal
Description: Bitstream Vera Sans variant

12.2K of Level Zero descriptions... and that's only ADF! And I still suspect there are a few missing.

Mark Simonson's picture

One little thing: UFO (Unified Font Object) does happen to be RoboFont's native format, but it predates RoboFont by almost a decade and is not exclusive to RoboFont. It was created as a non-proprietary format for exchanging and archiving font data.

Chris Dean's picture

@Té: Now that’s a post!

hrant's picture

Regular and Book cannot be combined.

hhp

Chris Dean's picture

Agreed.

Té Rowan's picture

Hmm... First time I have ever seen anyone differentiate between Regular and Book. Any suggestion on what letter(s) to assign to Book?

@Mark – Right interesting tidbit.

hrant's picture

I've heard people differentiate between Regular and Book for over a decade now (although not always consistently) and I'm a relative newbie.

Letter assignment for Book: maybe refer to the K in CMYK and go with the last letter, which is serendipitously* also a K.

* http://lmgtfy.com/?q=serendipitously

And don't forget Kate Moss's favorite weight, way lighter than Hairline: GCW, Goddam Cadaverous Waif.
http://typophile.com/node/14722

hhp

Mark Simonson's picture

Right interesting tidbit.

UFO is also supported by FontLab, Glyphs, FontForge and other font editing tools.

Letter assignment for Book: maybe refer to the K in CMYK and go with the last letter, which is serendipitously* also a K.

In Té's list, K already is assigned to Black. Maybe BK?

Renaissance Man's picture

I know this is the wrong place to post this, but I've been trying for 3 days to start a new thread in General Discussions, and I keep getting this:

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I did contact the server administrator. Nada.

Can anyone help me?

Té Rowan's picture

Maybe I could use U or V for their resemblance to a closed or open hard-cover book... but how many faces have both a Regular and a Book, anyway?

Karl Stange's picture

FF Meta for a start:

https://www.fontfont.com/fonts/meta

[EDIT] I am not implying that Meta is in anyway subject to an open source or freeware license, just a great example of a large type family.

Karl Stange's picture

"U" might refer to an Ultra weight. I would second Mark's suggestion and use "Bk" for Book and "Blk" for Black, or provide a key in context.

Té Rowan's picture

Looks like I'll have to dip into l/c to lessen need for context. "Bk" oughta be usable, though a parser would need look-ahead to distinguish it from Bold. Forgot upstream I was using U for Ultra in the list. *mallets self*

Somehow, I rather doubt FF Meta will enter any serious freeware list within the next 150 years or so.

hrant's picture

Hopefully you're right. But your system shouldn't only cover junk.

hhp

Chris Dean's picture

Starling has both Roman and Book.

Té Rowan's picture

Check your fly, @hrant! Your biases are showing!

dezcom's picture

Good one, Té!!!

hrant's picture

My biases against poorly-made (and often plagiarized) junk, which is the lion's share of free fonts? Thanks for noticing.

hhp

Té Rowan's picture

You are a pro fontographer and a commercial developer so I'm not surprised that you have biases against free fonts at all. Still, doing nowt but rant and rave and rail against them and their quality (or lack of same) leads the FOSS guys to thinking you're either bouncing twixt hill and dale or gulping some big-corp's kool-aid, and they will then proceed to ignore you.

hrant's picture

My bias isn't against the pricing - that would be weak. If somebody makes a high-quality product and benefits by giving it away, more power to him*, and to hell with the old farts who don't want to adapt to new realities. The problem isn't the pricing, the problem is pretending the quality is good enough; the problem is dreaming that quality and price are completely detached.

* I myself made very little money from Arasan, but the prestige -I mean within the Armenian community- is still going strong after 14 years.

And I totally don't mind being ignored by ignorants. Ignoring things -like what actually constitutes quality type- is the ignorer's loss. If you can't tell a good font from a bad one -free or not- you pay for that first and foremost.

hhp

Té Rowan's picture

And if that knowledge is kept within a priesthood, less power to everybody. Inquiring minds want to know.

With Arasan you clearly did something to improve life, and that is the FOSS world's measure of worth.

hrant's picture

Are you accusing people on Typophile of not sharing knowledge? But nobody is going to gift you power - you will have to work for that. And most people who make free fonts don't want to work very hard at making fonts. Hmmm, human nature perhaps?

The fact that Arasan helped Armenians become more able to communicate and publish websites was awesome, and was the reason I did it for cheap. But the truth is nobody's life improved more than my own.

And what does not really help Armenian culture is publishing yet more horrible free fonts. Crappy fonts in any script don't really improve life, so they are not worth much.

hhp

Renaissance Man's picture

@ hrant: "And most people who make free fonts don't want to work very hard at making fonts."

I agree with most of what you've said, but let's not intertwine effort and results too much.

It often takes as much effort to produce a bad novel -- or font -- in unskilled hands as it does for a skilled writer or type designer to produce a good novel -- or font. As you said, it's important to "tell a good font from a bad one -- free or not."

Since your posts are often met with Reynir's wrath or scorn, I feel that I'm in good company.

@ Chris: "Good one, Té!!!" For sophomoric toilet humor?

@ Reynir: "There is still a lot of un- and badly-documented slang and jargon out there." You are the only one on this thread that used the term "FOSS" and you never explained what it was.

dezcom's picture

" For sophomoric toilet humor?"

Yes!

altsan's picture

As a relative newcomer I can't say I see anything hrant has said here (or in any other thread) to qualify as "ranting and raving"; indeed, his comments generally seem quite fair, if blunt.

I've put out a couple of open source fonts, or attempts at fonts, in my time, and I'd be the first to say that they're not up to standard. (I haven't listed them in this thread for good reason!) They were initially designed for my own purposes, at a time when I was totally blundering about blind in terms of design know-how (especially Workplace) - and boy, does it show. I didn't even know what a counter was, let alone understand the first thing about proportion and colour. I've been slowly trying to improve them through constant revision, but looking back at earlier versions makes me want to bang my head against the wall.

Suzuran, which has a modest thread going in the serif Critique forum, is my first serious attempt to design a font that I wouldn't be embarrassed to let real designers see. I have no idea if I could ever get it to a stage where it would be worth a commercial release, but profit isn't my motivation at the moment anyway.

I guess my point is that a commercial (i.e. cost-money) font is automatically more likely to be competently designed, because if it wasn't it wouldn't be able to sustain itself as a product. Hobbyists designing for fun and education, as I've been, will by default tend to release their work for free if at all.

Té Rowan's picture

@Renaissance Man – FOSS is neither undocumented nor badly documented.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Free_and_open-source_software

@Hrant – Do you really think you're the world's only priesthood? And, yes, I noted on re-reading my last that I was saying so. Mea culpa. (That means 'my fault', @Renaissance Man.)

Té Rowan's picture

Version 1.1 of the font list key coming up:

Legend:

  Fonts:
    Hr       Hair-thin weight
    UL       Ultra-light weight
    XL       Extra-light weight
    Lt       Light weight
    Th       Thin weight
    Rg       Regular weight
    Bk       Book weight
    Md       Medium weight
    SB       Semi-bold (demi-bold) weight
    Bd       Bold weight
    XB       Extra-bold weight
    UB       Ultra-bold weight
    Hv       Heavy weight
    Bl       Black weight
    I        Italic style
    O        Oblique style
    Cond     Condensed width
    SCond    Semi-Condensed width
    Norm     Normal width
    SExp     Semi-Expanded width
    Exp      Expanded width

  Format:
    FON      Windows bitmap font
    T1       PostScript Type 1 (ATM font)
    OTF      CFF-flavoured OpenType
    TTF      TrueType or TT-flavoured OpenType
    WOFF     Web Open Font Format (web-only font format)
    SFD      Work file format used by FontForge
    SFDir    Work directory format used by FontForge
    UFO      Work directory format used by RoboFont and others
    VFB      Work file format used by Fontlab

  Licensing:
    AFPL     The Aladdin Free Public License (Aladdin GhostScript)
    Apache   The Apache License
    BSDL     The BSD License, any version
    GPL      The Free Software Foundation's General Public License
    GPL2+    Ditto, version 2 or later
    LPPL     The LaTeX Project Public License
    MITL     The MIT License
    OFL      SIL's Open Font License
    Utopia   Adobe's and TUG's collective Utopia licensing
    Vera     Bitstream's licence for the typeface Bitstream Vera

Version 1.1 (and hopefully stable) of the ADF font/face list:

Noted peculiarities in ADF fonts/faces:

1. AE, Ae, ae, OE, Oe and oe are ligated globally via 'rlig'.

- - 8< - -

Typeface:    Accanthis ADF
Fonts:       4: Rg/RgI/Bd/BdI
Foundry:     Arkandis Digital Foundry (ADF)
Home:        http://arkandis.tuxfamily.org/
Version:     1.008
Format:      OTF
Licensing:   GPL2+ with font exception
Designer:    Hirwen Harendal
Description: Light, airy serif; resembles Cloister OldStyle

Typeface:    Accanthis ADF No2
Fonts:       4: Rg/RgI/Bd/BdI
Foundry:     Arkandis Digital Foundry (ADF)
Home:        http://arkandis.tuxfamily.org/
Version:     1.008
Format:      OTF
Licensing:   GPL2+ with font exception
Designer:    Hirwen Harendal
Description: Light, airy serif; quite garaldish

Typeface:    Accanthis ADF No3
Fonts:       4: Rg/RgI/Bd/BdI
Foundry:     Arkandis Digital Foundry (ADF)
Home:        http://arkandis.tuxfamily.org/
Version:     1.008
Format:      OTF
Licensing:   GPL2+ with font exception
Designer:    Hirwen Harendal
Description: Blend of Accanthis and Accanthis No2

Typeface:    Aurelis ADF No2
Fonts:       7: Rg/RgI/Bd/BdI, script I in Cond,Norm,Exp
Foundry:     Arkandis Digital Foundry (ADF)
Home:        http://arkandis.tuxfamily.org/
Version:     1.008
Format:      OTF
Licensing:   GPL2+ with font exception
Designer:    Hirwen Harendal
Description: Calligraphic feel

Typeface:    Baskervald ADF
Fonts:       6: Rg/RgI/Bd/BdI/Hv/HvO
Foundry:     Arkandis Digital Foundry (ADF)
Home:        http://arkandis.tuxfamily.org/
Version:     1.018
Format:      OTF
Licensing:   GPL2+ with font exception
Designer:    Hirwen Harendal
Description: Serif, designed as a Baskerville

Typeface:    Berenis ADF Pro
Fonts:       4: Rg/RgI/Bd/BdI
Foundry:     Arkandis Digital Foundry (ADF)
Home:        http://arkandis.tuxfamily.org/
Version:     1.005
Format:      OTF
Licensing:   GPL2+ with font exception
Designer:    Hirwen Harendal
Description: Serif, didone-style

Typeface:    Electrum ADF Exp
Fonts:       8: Lt/LtO/Rg/RgO/SB/SBO/Bd/BdO
Foundry:     Arkandis Digital Foundry (ADF)
Home:        http://arkandis.tuxfamily.org/
Version:     1.005
Format:      OTF
Licensing:   GPL2+ with font exception
Designer:    Hirwen Harendal
Description: Square, monoline slab-serif; City-like

Typeface:    Garamond No 8 OSSC
Fonts:       4: Rg/RgI/SB/SBI
Foundry:     Arkandis Digital Foundry (ADF)
Home:        http://arkandis.tuxfamily.org/
Version:     1.001
Format:      T1
Licensing:   AFPL
Designer:    Hirwen Harendal
Description: OSF/SC supplement for URW Garamond No 8

Typeface:    Gillius ADF
Fonts:       8: Rg/RgI/Bd/BdI in Cond,Norm
Foundry:     Arkandis Digital Foundry (ADF)
Home:        http://arkandis.tuxfamily.org/
Version:     1.009
Format:      OTF
Licensing:   GPL2+ with font exception
Designer:    Hirwen Harendal
Description: Sans-serif, heavily based on Gill Sans

Typeface:    Gillius ADF No2
Fonts:       8: Rg/RgI/Bd/BdI in Cond,Norm
Foundry:     Arkandis Digital Foundry (ADF)
Home:        http://arkandis.tuxfamily.org/
Version:     1.009
Format:      OTF
Licensing:   GPL2+ with font exception
Designer:    Hirwen Harendal
Description: Sans-serif, heavily based on Gill Sans

Typeface:    Ikarius ADF
Fonts:       4: Rg/RgI/Bd/BdI
Foundry:     Arkandis Digital Foundry (ADF)
Home:        http://arkandis.tuxfamily.org/
Version:     1.006
Format:      OTF
Licensing:   GPL2+ with font exception
Designer:    Hirwen Harendal
Description: Vestigial serif, inspired by Hypatia Sans

Typeface:    Ikarius ADF No2
Fonts:       4: Rg/RgI/Bd/BdI
Foundry:     Arkandis Digital Foundry (ADF)
Home:        http://arkandis.tuxfamily.org/
Version:     1.006
Format:      OTF
Licensing:   GPL2+ with font exception
Designer:    Hirwen Harendal
Description: Vestigial serif, var. on Ikarius ADF

Typeface:    Irianis ADF
Fonts:       4(TTC),8(OTF): Rg/RgI/Bd/BdI with separate OSF/SC fonts in OTF
Foundry:     Arkandis Digital Foundry (ADF)
Home:        http://arkandis.tuxfamily.org/
Version:     1.006
Format:      TTC,OTF
Licensing:   GPL2+ with font exception
Designer:    Hirwen Harendal
Description: A Caslon-like serif

Typeface:    Irianis ADF Math
Fonts:       1: Rg
Foundry:     Arkandis Digital Foundry (ADF)
Home:        http://arkandis.tuxfamily.org/
Version:     1.006
Format:      OTF
Licensing:   GPL2+ with font exception
Designer:    Hirwen Harendal
Description: Irialis ADF with math supplement

Typeface:    Keypad ADF, Keypad ADF No2
Fonts:       2
Foundry:     Arkandis Digital Foundry (ADF)
Home:        http://arkandis.tuxfamily.org/
Version:     1.001
Format:      OTF
Licensing:   GPL2+ with font exception
Designer:    Hirwen Harendal
Description: Pi fonts with keycaps, white and black

Typeface:    Libris ADF
Fonts:       4: Rg/RgI/Bd/BdI
Foundry:     Arkandis Digital Foundry (ADF)
Home:        http://arkandis.tuxfamily.org/
Version:     1.007
Format:      OTF
Licensing:   GPL2+ with font exception
Designer:    Hirwen Harendal
Description: Calligraphic sans-serif, resembles Lydian a lot

Typeface:    Mekanus ADF
Fonts:       4: Rg/RgI/Bd/BdI
Foundry:     Arkandis Digital Foundry (ADF)
Home:        http://arkandis.tuxfamily.org/
Version:     1.005
Format:      OTF
Licensing:   GPL2+ with font exception
Designer:    Hirwen Harendal
Description: Slab serif with a typewriter feel

Typeface:    Mekanus ADF Titling
Fonts:       4: Rg/RgI/Bd/BdI
Foundry:     Arkandis Digital Foundry (ADF)
Home:        http://arkandis.tuxfamily.org/
Version:     1.005
Format:      OTF
Licensing:   GPL2+ with font exception
Designer:    Hirwen Harendal
Description: Slab serif with a typewriter feel

Typeface:    MintSpirit ADF
Fonts:       4: Rg/RgI/Bd/BdI
Foundry:     Arkandis Digital Foundry (ADF)
Home:        http://arkandis.tuxfamily.org/
Version:     1.004
Format:      OTF
Licensing:   OFL 1.1
Designer:    Hirwen Harendal
Description: Sans-serif, blends Ubuntu with Gill Sans

Typeface:    MintSpirit ADF No2
Fonts:       4: Rg/RgI/Bd/BdI
Foundry:     Arkandis Digital Foundry (ADF)
Home:        http://arkandis.tuxfamily.org/
Version:     1.004
Format:      OTF
Licensing:   OFL 1.1
Designer:    Hirwen Harendal
Description: Sans-serif, blends Ubuntu with Gill Sans

Typeface:    Mintysis ADF
Fonts:       6: Rg/RgI/Md/MdI/Bd/BdI
Foundry:     Arkandis Digital Foundry (ADF)
Home:        http://arkandis.tuxfamily.org/
Version:     1.002
Format:      TTF
Licensing:   OFL 1.1
Designer:    Hirwen Harendal
Description: TrueType version of MintSpirit ADF

Typeface:    Neogothis ADF
Fonts:       12: Lt/LtI/Rg/RgI/Md/MdI/SB/SBI/Bd/BdI/Hv/HvI
Foundry:     Arkandis Digital Foundry (ADF)
Home:        http://arkandis.tuxfamily.org/
Version:     1.005
Format:      OTF
Licensing:   GPL2+ with font exception
Designer:    Hirwen Harendal
Description: Monoline sans-serif, Bauhaus/Kabel feel

Typeface:    Oldania ADF
Fonts:       4: Rg/RgI/Bd/BdI
Foundry:     Arkandis Digital Foundry (ADF)
Home:        http://arkandis.tuxfamily.org/
Version:     1.006
Format:      OTF
Licensing:   GPL2+ with font exception
Designer:    Hirwen Harendal
Description: Medieval, scribe-like

Typeface:    Ornements ADF
Fonts:       2: One for each format
Foundry:     Arkandis Digital Foundry (ADF)
Home:        http://arkandis.tuxfamily.org/
Version:     1.001
Format:      OTF
Licensing:   GPL2+ with font exception
Designer:    Hirwen Harendal
Description: Pi font with clefs, hederae and other ornaments

Typeface:    Romande ADF
Fonts:       7: Rg/RgI/SB/SBI, with Script in I and OSF/SC in Rg/SB
Foundry:     Arkandis Digital Foundry (ADF)
Home:        http://arkandis.tuxfamily.org/
Version:     1.010
Format:      OTF
Licensing:   GPL2+ with font exception
Designer:    Hirwen Harendal
Description: Serif with elements of Tiffany and Caslon

Typeface:    Romande ADF No2
Fonts:       4: Rg/RgI/SB/SBI
Foundry:     Arkandis Digital Foundry (ADF)
Home:        http://arkandis.tuxfamily.org/
Version:     1.010
Format:      OTF
Licensing:   GPL2+ with font exception
Designer:    Hirwen Harendal
Description: Serif with elements of Tiffany and Caslon

Typeface:    Solothurn ADF
Fonts:       6: Rg/RgO/Md/MdO/Bd/BdO
Foundry:     Arkandis Digital Foundry (ADF)
Home:        http://arkandis.tuxfamily.org/
Version:     1.004
Format:      OTF
Licensing:   GPL2+ with font exception
Designer:    Hirwen Harendal
Description: Monoline sans-serif novelty face

Typeface:    Switzera ADF
Fonts:       24: Lt/LtI/Rg/RgI/Md/MdI/SB/SBI/Bd/BdI/XB/XBI, Cond(Lt/LtI/Rg/RgI/SB/SBI/Bd/BdI), Exp(Rg/RgI/Bd/BdI)
Foundry:     Arkandis Digital Foundry (ADF)
Home:        http://arkandis.tuxfamily.org/
Version:     1.005
Format:      OTF
Licensing:   Vera
Designer:    Hirwen Harendal
Description: Variations on Bitstream Vera Sans: Cond,Norm,Exp

Typeface:    Symbol ADF
Fonts:       4: Arrows/Bullets in either format
Foundry:     Arkandis Digital Foundry (ADF)
Home:        http://arkandis.tuxfamily.org/
Version:     1.001
Format:      TTF,OTF
Licensing:   GPL2+ with font exception
Designer:    Hirwen Harendal
Description: Pi face of arrows and bullets

Typeface:    Tribun ADF
Fonts:       12: Rg/RgI/Bd/BdI/XB/XBI, Cond(Rg/RgI/Bd/BdI), Exp(Rg/RgI)
Foundry:     Arkandis Digital Foundry (ADF)
Home:        http://arkandis.tuxfamily.org/
Version:     1.017
Format:      OTF
Licensing:   GPL2+ with font exception
Designer:    Hirwen Harendal
Description: Serif, very similar to Times New Roman

Typeface:    Universalis ADF
Fonts:       8: Rg/RgI/Bd/BdI in Cond,Norm
Foundry:     Arkandis Digital Foundry (ADF)
Home:        http://arkandis.tuxfamily.org/
Version:     1.009
Format:      OTF,WOFF
Licensing:   GPL2+ with font exception
Designer:    Hirwen Harendal
Description: Geometric sans-serif, inspired by Futura

Typeface:    URW Classico OSSC
Fonts:       4: Rg/RgI/Bd/BdI
Foundry:     Arkandis Digital Foundry (ADF)
Home:        http://arkandis.tuxfamily.org/
Version:     1.001
Format:      T1
Licensing:   AFPL
Designer:    Hirwen Harendal
Description: OSF/SC supplement for URW Classico

Typeface:    URW Palladio OSSC
Fonts:       4: Rg/RgI/Bd/BdI
Foundry:     Arkandis Digital Foundry (ADF)
Home:        http://arkandis.tuxfamily.org/
Version:     1.001
Format:      T1
Licensing:   AFPL
Designer:    Hirwen Harendal
Description: OSF/SC supplement for URW Palladio

Typeface:    Venturis ADF
Fonts:       18: Rg/RgI/Bd/BdI for all, plus Hv/HvI for Norm
Foundry:     Arkandis Digital Foundry (ADF)
Home:        http://arkandis.tuxfamily.org/
Version:     1.005
Format:      OTF
Licensing:   Utopia
Designer:    Hirwen Harendal
Description: Variations on Adobe Utopia: Norm,Cond,Style,Cond Style

Typeface:    Venturis ADF Math
Fonts:       1: Rg
Foundry:     Arkandis Digital Foundry (ADF)
Home:        http://arkandis.tuxfamily.org/
Version:     1.001
Format:      OTF
Licensing:   Utopia
Designer:    Hirwen Harendal
Description: Venturis with math supplement

Typeface:    Venturis ADF No2
Fonts:       12: Rg/RgI/Bd/BdI for all
Foundry:     Arkandis Digital Foundry (ADF)
Home:        http://arkandis.tuxfamily.org/
Version:     1.005
Format:      OTF
Licensing:   Utopia
Designer:    Hirwen Harendal
Description: Variations on Adobe Utopia: Cond, Norm, Medium weight

Typeface:    Venturis ADF Old
Fonts:       4: Rg/RgI/Bd/BdI
Foundry:     Arkandis Digital Foundry (ADF)
Home:        http://arkandis.tuxfamily.org/
Version:     1.005
Format:      OTF
Licensing:   Utopia
Designer:    Hirwen Harendal
Description: Variations on Adobe Utopia: Garalde cues

Typeface:    Venturis ADF Sans
Fonts:       18: Rg/RgI/Bd/BdI for all, plus Hv/HvI for Norm
Foundry:     Arkandis Digital Foundry (ADF)
Home:        http://arkandis.tuxfamily.org/
Version:     1.005
Format:      OTF
Licensing:   Utopia
Designer:    Hirwen Harendal
Description: Vestigial serif variations on Adobe Utopia: Cond,Norm,Exp and Light weight

Typeface:    Venturis ADF Sans No2
Fonts:       12: Rg/RgI/Bd/BdI for each width
Foundry:     Arkandis Digital Foundry (ADF)
Home:        http://arkandis.tuxfamily.org/
Version:     1.005
Format:      OTF
Licensing:   Utopia
Designer:    Hirwen Harendal
Description: Vestigial serif variations on Adobe Utopia: Cond,Norm,Exp

Typeface:    Venturis ADF Titling
Fonts:       5: Varying widths and decoration
Foundry:     Arkandis Digital Foundry (ADF)
Home:        http://arkandis.tuxfamily.org/
Version:     1.005
Format:      OTF
Licensing:   Utopia
Designer:    Hirwen Harendal
Description: Variations on Adobe Utopia: Cap/smallcap titling fonts

Typeface:    Verana
Fonts:       4: Rg/RgI/Bd/BdI
Foundry:     Arkandis Digital Foundry (ADF)
Home:        http://arkandis.tuxfamily.org/
Version:     1.002
Format:      OTF
Licensing:   Vera
Designer:    Hirwen Harendal
Description: Bitstream Vera variant

Typeface:    Verana Sans
Fonts:       8: Rg/RgO/Md/MdO/SB/SBO/Bd/BdO
Foundry:     Arkandis Digital Foundry (ADF)
Home:        http://arkandis.tuxfamily.org/
Version:     1.002
Format:      OTF
Licensing:   Vera
Designer:    Hirwen Harendal
Description: Bitstream Vera Sans variant
Chris Dean's picture

Awesome. Some questions.

Is there a logic to the pattern of some acronyms using a capital and lowercase (Lr) , and some using two capital letters (UL)?

Instincts tell me V1.1 won’t be the last time we see this (hopefully ever-growing) list :).

Karl Stange's picture

Format:
FON Windows bitmap font
T1 PostScript Type 1 (ATM font)
OTF CFF-flavoured OpenType
TTF TrueType or TT-flavoured OpenType
WOFF Web Open Font Format (web-only font format)
SFD Work file format used by FontForge
SFDir Work directory format used by FontForge
UFO Work directory format used by RoboFont and others
VFB Work file format used by Fontlab

You could consider adding:

TTC TrueType Collection
MM/MMM Multiple Master
EOT Embedded OpenType
SVG Scalable Vector Graphics

Karl Stange's picture

Is there a logic to the pattern of some acronyms using a capital and lowercase (Lr) , and some using two capital letters (UL)?

This distinguishes between abbreviations for single word descriptions of weight/style, such as Hairline (Hr) and multiple word or part descriptions, such as Ultra Light (UL).

Té Rowan's picture

@Karl – *blink* *blink* Aiyah! I b4y forgot TTC! And there is a set of TTCs in the list! Major bug!

Do multi-master fonts appear in other formats than T1? Or would T1M and/or T1MM cover it all?

v1.2 of key:

Legend:

  Fonts:
    Hr       Hair-thin weight
    UL       Ultra-light weight
    XL       Extra-light weight
    Lt       Light weight
    Th       Thin weight
    Rg       Regular weight
    Bk       Book weight
    Md       Medium weight
    SB       Semi-bold (demi-bold) weight
    Bd       Bold weight
    XB       Extra-bold weight
    UB       Ultra-bold weight
    Hv       Heavy weight
    Bl       Black weight
    I        Italic style
    O        Oblique style
    Cond     Condensed width
    SCond    Semi-Condensed width
    Norm     Normal width
    SExp     Semi-Expanded width
    Exp      Expanded width

  Format:
    EOT      Embedded OpenType (Microsoft's web font format)
    FON      Windows bitmap font
    MF       D. Knuth's Metafont
    T1       PostScript Type 1 (ATM font)
    OTF      CFF-flavoured OpenType
    SVG      Scalable Vector Graphics (useable as a font format as well)
    TTC      TrueType Collection (a TTF library format)
    TTF      TrueType or TT-flavoured OpenType
    WOFF     Web Open Font Format (web-only font format)
    SFD      Work file format used by FontForge
    SFDir    Work directory format used by FontForge
    UFO      Work directory format used by RoboFont and others
    VFB      Work file format used by Fontlab

  Licensing:
    AFPL     The Aladdin Free Public License (Aladdin GhostScript)
    Apache   The Apache License
    BSDL     The BSD License, any version
    GPL      The Free Software Foundation's General Public License
    GPL2+    Ditto, version 2 or later
    LPPL     The LaTeX Project Public License
    MITL     The MIT License
    OFL      SIL's Open Font License
    Utopia   Adobe's and TUG's collective Utopia licensing
    Vera     Bitstream's licence for the typeface Bitstream Vera
hrant's picture

Cut the "priesthood" crap. People don't have to come together simply to control others; I'm here to learn and help along the things I love. I can do this better by outing poor logic and bad fonts.

Again: it's about quality, which comes from talent and effort. Don't shoot the messenger.

hhp

Karl Stange's picture

Do multi-master fonts appear in other formats than T1? Or would T1M and/or T1MM cover it all?

They are mostly used for production work these days and I have never seen them offered in this context... Probably best to get some other input on that one.

oldnick's picture

Don’t shoot the messenger

Sage advice: http://www.typophile.com/node/98032

Té Rowan's picture

@Karl – A group called Apostrophic Labs did have some multi-master fonts for public consumption. They were all T1 as far as I can tell.

Karl Stange's picture

A group called Apostrophic Labs did have some multi-master fonts for public consumption. They were all T1 as far as I can tell.

Funny you should mention them, I have been looking at some of their stuff today. It is a little patchy trying to find a good source but I have managed to find a combination of sources, with the one below seeming to be the closest thing to a point of origination:

http://apostrophiclab.pedroreina.net/

The links on that page lead to a combination of Windows Type 1, Windows TrueType and Mac Type 1 fonts. I haven't checked all of them but so far no multiple masters.

hrant's picture

As an aside, the Apostrophic Labs guy (in effect not really a "group") was a well-known heavy-duty thief back in the day.

hhp

Karl Stange's picture

As an aside, the Apostrophic Labs guy (in effect not really a "group") was a well-known heavy-duty thief back in the day.

Of font IP or something more physical?

hrant's picture

Nothing physical that I know of. BTW you don't buy a house with anything physical either. :-)

hhp

Karl Stange's picture

BTW you don't buy a house with anything physical either. :-)

True, but your description brought to mind the image of someone climbing out of a window with a TV in the middle of the night (and I do realise that this alone does not necessarily imply theft) : )

hrant's picture

Somebody please steal my TV!

hhp

Karl Stange's picture

Somebody please steal my TV!

Go rock star, throw it out the window! That or subtly break it...

Té Rowan's picture

Next version of the key:

Version: 1.3

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Legend:

  Fonts:
    S        Short form of the adjective Semi- (or Demi-)
    U        Short form of the adjective Ultra-
    X        Short form of the adjective Extra-

    Hr       Hair-thin weight
    UL       Ultra-light weight
    XL       Extra-light weight
    Lt       Light weight       (L with adjective)
    Th       Thin weight        (T with adjective)
    Rg       Regular weight
    Bk       Book weight
    Md       Medium weight
    SB       Semi-bold (demi-bold) weight
    Bd       Bold weight        (B with adjective)
    XB       Extra-bold weight
    UB       Ultra-bold weight
    Hv       Heavy weight
    Bl       Black weight

    I        Italic style
    O        Oblique style

    Comp     Compressed width
    Cond     Condensed width
    SCond    Semi-Condensed width
    Narr     Narrow width
    Norm     Normal width
    SExpd    Semi-Expanded width
    Expd     Expanded width

  Format:
    ADF      Apple Distortable Font (TTF with some multi-master features)
    EOT      Embedded OpenType (Microsoft's web font format)
    FON      Windows bitmap font
    MF       D. Knuth's Metafont
    T1       PostScript Type 1 (ATM font)
    T1MM     PostScript Type 1 Multi-Master font
    OTF      CFF-flavoured OpenType
    SVG      Scalable Vector Graphics (useable as a font format as well)
    TTC      TrueType Collection (a TTF library format)
    TTF      TrueType or TT-flavoured OpenType
    WOFF     Web Open Font Format (web-only font format)
    IK       Work file format used by Ikarus and DTL
    SFD      Work file format used by FontForge
    SFDir    Work directory format used by FontForge
    UFO      Work directory format used by RoboFont and others
    VFB      Work file format used by Fontlab

  Licensing:
    AFPL     The Aladdin Free Public License (Aladdin GhostScript)
    Apache   The Apache License
    BSDL     The BSD License, any version
    GPL      The Free Software Foundation's General Public License
    GPL2+    Ditto, version 2 or later
    LPPL     The LaTeX Project Public License
    MITL     The MIT License
    OFL      SIL's Open Font License
    Utopia   Adobe's and TUG's collective Utopia licensing
    Vera     Bitstream's licence for the typeface Bitstream Vera

AIM listing, first version:

Version: 1.0

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Typeface:    Cankama
Fonts:       1: Rg
Foundry:     Association for Insight Meditation
Home:        http://www.softerviews.org/
Version:     1.20
Format:      TTF
Licensing:   GPL
Designer:    Bhikkhu Pesala
Description: English blackletter, like Cloister Black

Typeface:    Carita
Fonts:       2: Rg/Bd
Foundry:     Association for Insight Meditation
Home:        http://www.softerviews.org/
Version:     2.10
Format:      TTF
Licensing:   GPL
Designer:    Bhikkhu Pesala
Description: Caps/smallcaps (Carolus)

Typeface:    Garava
Fonts:       5: Rg/RgI/Bd/BdI/Hv
Foundry:     Association for Insight Meditation
Home:        http://www.softerviews.org/
Version:     2.60
Format:      TTF
Licensing:   GPL
Designer:    Bhikkhu Pesala
Description: Serif, feels Goudy-ish

Typeface:    Guru
Fonts:       4: Rg/RgI/Bd/BdI
Foundry:     Association for Insight Meditation
Home:        http://www.softerviews.org/
Version:     2.61
Format:      TTF
Licensing:   GPL
Designer:    Bhikkhu Pesala
Description: Serif, Garamond-style

Typeface:    Hattha
Fonts:       3: Rg/RgI/Bd
Foundry:     Association for Insight Meditation
Home:        http://www.softerviews.org/
Version:     1.20
Format:      TTF
Licensing:   GPL
Designer:    Bhikkhu Pesala
Description: Blockwriting, nicer than Comic Sans

Typeface:    Kabala
Fonts:       4: Rg/RgI/Bd/BdI
Foundry:     Association for Insight Meditation
Home:        http://www.softerviews.org/
Version:     2.40
Format:      TTF
Licensing:   GPL
Designer:    Bhikkhu Pesala
Description: Geometric sans-serif, Kabel-style

Typeface:    Lekhana
Fonts:       4: Rg/RgI/Bd/BdI
Foundry:     Association for Insight Meditation
Home:        http://www.softerviews.org/
Version:     1.40
Format:      TTF
Licensing:   GPL
Designer:    Bhikkhu Pesala
Description: Script, closest to Zapf Calligraphic

Typeface:    Mandala
Fonts:       4: Rg/RgI/Bd/BdI
Foundry:     Association for Insight Meditation
Home:        http://www.softerviews.org/
Version:     1.31
Format:      TTF
Licensing:   GPL
Designer:    Bhikkhu Pesala
Description: Geometric sans-serif, kin to Bauhaus

Typeface:    Odana
Fonts:       1: Rg
Foundry:     Association for Insight Meditation
Home:        http://www.softerviews.org/
Version:     2.20
Format:      TTF
Licensing:   GPL
Designer:    Bhikkhu Pesala
Description: Heavy pen-script (Bodacious/Calligrapher)

Typeface:    Pali
Fonts:       4: Rg/RgI/Bd/BdI
Foundry:     Association for Insight Meditation
Home:        http://www.softerviews.org/
Version:     1.71
Format:      TTF
Licensing:   GPL
Designer:    Bhikkhu Pesala
Description: Serif, B.P.'s version of Palatino

Typeface:    Talapanna
Fonts:       2: Rg/Bd
Foundry:     Association for Insight Meditation
Home:        http://www.softerviews.org/
Version:     2.41
Format:      TTF
Licensing:   GPL
Designer:    Bhikkhu Pesala
Description: Serif, B.P.'s version of Goudy Bertham

Typeface:    Veluvana
Fonts:       1: Rg
Foundry:     Association for Insight Meditation
Home:        http://www.softerviews.org/
Version:     2.31
Format:      TTF
Licensing:   GPL
Designer:    Bhikkhu Pesala
Description: Wedge- or leaf-like display face

Typeface:    Verajja
Fonts:       4: Rg/RgI/Bd/BdI
Foundry:     Association for Insight Meditation
Home:        http://www.softerviews.org/
Version:     3.10
Format:      TTF
Licensing:   Vera
Designer:    Bhikkhu Pesala
Description: Sans-serif, Bitstream Vera

Typeface:    Verajja Serif
Fonts:       4: Rg/RgI/Bd/BdI
Foundry:     Association for Insight Meditation
Home:        http://www.softerviews.org/
Version:     1.20
Format:      TTF
Licensing:   Vera
Designer:    Bhikkhu Pesala
Description: Slab-serif, Bitstream Vera Serif

Typeface:    VerajjaPDA
Fonts:       4: Rg/RgI/Bd/BdI
Foundry:     Association for Insight Meditation
Home:        http://www.softerviews.org/
Version:     2.70
Format:      TTF
Licensing:   Vera
Designer:    Bhikkhu Pesala
Description: Sans-serif, cut-down Verajja

Crud Factory listing, first version:

Version: 1.0

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Typeface:    Bonveno CF
Fonts:       1: Lt
Foundry:     The Crud Factory
Home:        http://crudfactory.com/
Version:     1.1.2
Format:      OTF
Licensing:   MITL
Designer:    Barry Schwartz
Description: Geometric sans-serif

Typeface:    Fanwood
Fonts:       2: Rg/RgI
Foundry:     The Crud Factory
Home:        http://crudfactory.com/
Version:     1.1
Format:      OTF
Licensing:   MITL
Designer:    Barry Schwartz
Description: Serif, based on Fairfield

Typeface:    Fanwood Text
Fonts:       2: Rg/RgI
Foundry:     The Crud Factory
Home:        http://crudfactory.com/
Version:     1.1
Format:      OTF
Licensing:   MITL
Designer:    Barry Schwartz
Description: A text cut of Fanwood

Typeface:    Goudy Bookletter 1911
Fonts:       1: Rg
Foundry:     The Crud Factory
Home:        http://crudfactory.com/
Version:     2010.07.03
Format:      OTF,TTF
Licensing:   PD/WTFPL
Designer:    Barry Schwartz
Description: Serif, based on Kennerley Old Style

Typeface:    Juvelo
Fonts:       1: Rg
Foundry:     The Crud Factory
Home:        http://crudfactory.com/
Version:     1.0
Format:      OTF
Licensing:   PD/WTFPL
Designer:    Barry Schwartz
Description: Slab-serif, inspired by Diethelm-Antiqua

Typeface:    Linden Hill
Fonts:       2: Rg/RgI
Foundry:     The Crud Factory
Home:        http://crudfactory.com/
Version:     1.2
Format:      OTF
Licensing:   MITL
Designer:    Barry Schwartz
Description: Serif, based on Goudy's Deepdene

Typeface:    Prociono
Fonts:       1: Rg
Foundry:     The Crud Factory
Home:        http://crudfactory.com/
Version:     2.3
Format:      OTF,TTF
Licensing:   PD/WTFPL
Designer:    Barry Schwartz
Description: Serif, hints of Leipziger Antiqua

Typeface:    Prociono CF
Fonts:       2: Rg and Rg with more default ligatures
Foundry:     The Crud Factory
Home:        http://chemoelectric.deviantart.com/
Version:     1.0
Format:      OTF
Licensing:   GPL
Designer:    Barry Schwartz
Description: Older, wider-spaced, version of Prociono

Typeface:    Sorts Mill Goudy
Fonts:       2: Rg/RgI
Foundry:     The Crud Factory
Home:        http://crudfactory.com/
Version:     3.1
Format:      OTF,TTF
Licensing:   MITL
Designer:    Barry Schwartz
Description: Serif, based on Goudy Old Style

Typeface:    Sorts Mill Jannon
Fonts:       1: Rg
Foundry:     The Crud Factory
Home:        http://chemoelectric.deviantart.com/
Version:     0.1
Format:      OTF,TTF
Licensing:   MITL
Designer:    Barry Schwartz
Description: Serif, based on Goudy's Garamont

Typeface:    Sorts Mill Kis
Fonts:       2: Rg/RgI
Foundry:     The Crud Factory
Home:        http://chemoelectric.deviantart.com/
Version:     0.1
Format:      OTF,TTF
Licensing:   MITL
Designer:    Barry Schwartz
Description: Serif, book face in Janson/Kis style (WIP)
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