ttftot42-0.3.1nb3.tgz


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Description

ttftot42 - TrueType font to Type 42 converter

Property Value
Distribution NetBSD 8.0
Repository NetBSD i386
Package name ttftot42
Package version 0.3.1nb3
Package architecture i386
Package type tgz
Installed size 26.72 KB
Download size 12.47 KB
Official Mirror ftp.netbsd.org
TrueType fonts cannot be converted to Type 1 fonts without loss of
quality, since conversion introduces rounding errors and loses hinting
information.  Therefore, newer PostScript interpreters (Adobe
PostScript since version 2013, ghostscript since 5.03) include a
TrueType rasterizers.  To use a TrueType font with them, it has to be
embedded in a PostScript font dictionary; this format is called Type 42.
This program generates such Type 42 fonts from TrueType fonts.  It
can also generate Adobe Font Metrics files (AFM files), including
kerning information.
Not yet supported are TrueType Collections and the creation of CID
keyed fonts from large TrueType fonts (East Asian or Unicode fonts).
Homepage: https://www.nih.at/ttftot42/index.html
Categories: fonts, print

Alternatives

Package Version Architecture Repository
ttftot42-0.3.1nb3.tgz 0.3.1nb3 amd64 NetBSD
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Requires

Name Value
freetype-lib >=1.5nb1

Download

Type URL
Binary Package ttftot42-0.3.1nb3.tgz
Source Package ttftot42

Install Howto

Install ttftot42 tgz package:

# pkg_add ttftot42

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