• Microsoft's Typography group researches and develops fonts and font technologies, and supports the development of TrueType and OpenType formatted fonts by independent type vendors.

  • Announcing OpenType Font Variations

    A major new enhancement in OpenType 1.8, OpenType Font Variations enables type designers to encode an entire typeface family in a single, compact font file, with styles that are interpolated on the fly to meet the user's needs.

  • About fonts

    This section includes articles on hinting, font smoothing, font availability, an FAQ, ClearType and more.

  • Developing fonts

    The developer section includes articles, specifications, and tools for those making fonts and the applications that use them.