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Fontlab ScanFont 5.0    

Fontlab ScanFont 5.0 Manufacture: Other
Category: Graphics and Design
Retail Price: $ 99.95
Our Price: $ 39.95
You save: $ 60
Product Overview

ScanFont is a tool that allows users to turn bitmap images, photos or artwork into fonts. Graphics and Design ; Other; download Fontlab ScanFont 5.0. ScanFont is a plugin that integrates with the recent versions of Fontlabs outline font editors (FontLab Studio 5, TypeTool 3 and the upcoming AsiaFont Studio 5). Together with one of those editors, ScanFont can be used to create full-fledged TrueType, OpenType or Type 1 fonts from any digital or scannable source. In the words of Fontlab Ltd.’s president Ted Harrison: “Lettering is ubiquitous. We are surrounded by books, postcards, posters, antique woodcuts, handwritten letters. Turning them into a working computer font is an interesting creative endeavour, but it can be a laborious process when ordinary software tools are used. With ScanFont youre only a few clicks away from a new font. Support Windows all

Put a signature, logo or symbol into a font

Turn someone's handwriting into a font

Convert old print lettering or letterhead into modern electronic format

Create symbol fonts

Support for grayscale and color — from simple black-and-white to 32-bit color with smooth transparency

Direct import of EPS graphics — assists you in turning your Adobe Illustrator drawings into a font

Export of .vfb format fonts — for use in any font editor by Fontlab Ltd.

Transformations and filters — from Pencil to Gaussian blur

Advanced image-split algorithms — from Table to Book Smart

Direct import of most image formats, including EPS, GIF, JPG, TIF, BMP, PNG and (on Mac OS X) PDF


Six simple steps

Step 1. Graphics and Design ; Other; download Fontlab ScanFont 5.0. Open any bitmap image or a vector illustration — EPS, GIF, JPG, PNG, TIF, directly from a scanner, on Mac OS X also PDF

Step 2. Improve and adjust the image using transformations, filters and effects — remove background, adjust brightness/contrast and hue/saturation, rotate, sharpen, remove noise, blur

Step 3. Automatically separate the image into single character shapes — using several presets and customizable precision

Step 4. Adjust character baselines and remove any unwanted shapes

Step 5. Export the character shapes into an outline font editor — using a fine-tuneable autotracer, optimized for font creation

Step 6. Finalize and generate a Type 1, TrueType or OpenType font — using TypeTool, FontLab Studio or AsiaFont Studio

64MB RAM, SVGA monitor, Mouse

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