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Abneil Software Ltd fonts
Sell many different decorative symbols font sets, all for commercial use, royalty-free. Great for website designs as well as in publications, videos etc. True type format fonts (all the sets also include the designs in EPS format as well). Sets include distress, Christmas, hearts, embellishment designs, grids, spirals and many more. Designing fonts since 2002, as well as addons for software products.
Adobe has been a leader in type design and technology for over 30 years.
Site may have moved or disappeared from its last known address. We have been developing our localized fonts (for Bengali) for the last 3 years.
Altek Instruments have a wide range of innovative products relating to the Barcode, Data Collection and Automatic ID industries.
Altsys / Made with Fontographer
Altsys Fontographer is now Macromedia Fontographer.
The Apple Font/Tools Group is responsible for the fonts and font technology that ships with Apple products and operating systems. The also distribute free font tools, specs and font recipes.
A private type foundry, and a design and consulting firm, specializing primarily in (but not limited to) non-traditional Arabic and Arabetic font design and lettering works, and associated software solutions.
Arphic Technology Co.
Arphic Technology offers a wide variety of products to satisfy the needs for fonts and e-commerce products of all customer groups.
Artext is described as a "Windows only, friendly colour image to readable typo tool"
Ascender Corporation is a provider of advanced font products specializing in font design, development and licensing. Ascender’s founders are font industry experts, and have been involved in developing some of the most important and influential fonts used in computers, phones and printers. Ascender provides multilingual, custom font development for enterprises and hardware & software developers. Ascender also provides affordable, high quality fonts - including Microsoft fonts - for immediate download from the Ascender Font Store website. The Ascender Creativity Font Pack is a value-priced, inspiring collection of fonts, templates and design tools to enhance Microsoft Office.
Azalea Software, Inc.
Azalea Software (the last remaining Aldus spin-off) started on the kitchen table late at night and has grown over the years into the oldest digital foundry specializing in bar code and OCR fonts. We love what we do and we hope it shows.
Site may have disappeared or moved from its last known address, balarad.sk/sw/fa/index.htm. Balarad is small company located in Slovak Republic, Presov. The developed a program called FontAssist for searching of TrueType fonts for people who need to recognise font from printed or scanned sample or just find proper font for their project. User selects several most important attributes of font and program finds all matching fonts (current version supports 5300+ fonts).
We produce Windows applications, tools or utilities for barcode printing, including Font, ActiveX component, Dot Net server control and a lot more.
Ben Syverson produces a small selection of quality, hand-crafted type families. Each typeface has been tested by world-class designers in production over several iterations. The result is a collection of versatile faces you can put directly into use in a variety of settings. For more, visit http://bensyverson.com/
Bigelow & Holmes
Bigelow & Holmes Lucida typefaces are currently distributed by Ascender Corp.
Bitstream is an independent supplier of typeface products and technologies to the printing, publishing, graphic arts and electronic publishing industries.
At BizFonts.com you will find bar code and ID fonts including MICR E-13B, CMC-7, OCR, POSTNET, PLANET, PDF417, Code 39, Code 128, DataMatrix, Codabar, UPC, EAN, Interleaved 2 of 5, MSI Plessey, and many more.
Black Foundry. Based in Paris, France.
Blissym Language Institute
BLI is developing tools to support the graphical international language invented by Charles K. Bliss.
David de Groot's BlueFive freeware produce Fontpage, a tool that lets you examine and compare all fonts on your system.
Site may have moved or disappeared from its last known address, http://boybeaver.com/. Create & Communicate with BoyBeaver Fonts. We are designers creating type
to meet your most exacting typographic needs. Featuring the first publication ever of the complete collection of font designs by the eminent 19th century typographer A.A. Turbayne. Our collection is solidly founded
on typographic excellence.
This company creates and distributes fonts for current microcomputer platforms, as well as related programs. Categories include handwriting fonts, calligraphic, decoratives, text, monospace, bar code, MICR, dingbats
H.W. Caslon & Company Ltd.
Site may have moved or disappeared from its last known address.
H.W. Caslon & Company Limited offers a digital type library drawn from the remarkable range of types historically stocked by the Caslon Foundry, founded in 1720 by William Caslon I, England's greatest punch-cutter.
Centre for Development of Advanced Computing
CDAC has been the leading solution provider for Indian Languages on Microsoft Windows.
China Type Designs Ltd.
China Type Design Ltd (CTDL) is the design and production centre of asian
fonts of Monotype font library.
CIA (BAR CODES) UK
CIA (BAR CODES) UK creates original TrueType bar code font packages.
By including hundreds of fonts with their graphics packages, Corel is an important source of fonts for many users.
CR8 Software Solutions
CR8 Software Solutions produces OpenType font design/editing software and barcode fonts.
Apparently M. Cocco's Typecom new font editor project has been scrapped - last known address, http://www.mdlive.com/d3k/.
Datascan creates print solutions and is a font competence center for a wide portfolio of fonts and licenses. Among other things TrueType, delta hinting, PCL, PostScript and custom made (house style) fonts includes the service.
Dave Emmett's Softy page
This new page links to more information for users, versions of the software with corrected contact information for registration and support and will be a permanent home.
With Font F/X, anyone can add dramatic 3D graphic impact to Web pages, documents, and business presentations.
DecoType, a Dutch company, has developed novel technology for creating uncompromising authentic Arabic calligraphy with the computer.
Site may have moved or disappeared from its last known address, geocities.com/SiliconValley/Park/2247/. Howard Deiner is giving away his Font-O-Matic product, an explorer style font manager for Windows.
Delve Fonts is a full-service independent type foundry in Alameda, CA offering designers exclusive new typefaces, Custom Type Design (including fonts made for mobile devices and foreign language fonts), and Type Services.
Design Science Inc.
Design Science produces MathType, a mathematical equation editor for Windows and Macintosh computers.
DesignBase is a freelance design agency developing typefaces on a small scale to support commercial projects.
Font Reserve is a font management product for the Mac. According to its authors Font Reserve is unlike existing font managers that require users to manage physical font files. Font Reserve takes complete control of fonts and provides an intelligent, flexible and easy-to-use browser interface. Acquired by Extensis.
Site may have moved or disappeared from its last known address, http://www.dsdesign.com/td.htm. Type Designer is a budget font editing and conversion application.
Offering professional font software, such as Type-Designer, FontLab,
ScanFont, TypeTool, SigMaker, FontExpert as well as technical font
Dubl-Click make font related utilities for Windows and the Mac.
We are professional graphic design studio specialized in typography and design.
Dutch Type Library
The Dutch Type Library(DTL) is a developer and publisher of exclusive high quality digital typefaces and a producer of professional software for the font production, which operates on an international basis. Established in the spring of 1990, it was the first of its kind in the Netherlands. DTL was founded by the type designer and Senior Lecturer Frank E. Blokland. The Dutch Type Library has set out to produce and publish types of the highest possible quality. This standard not only applies to the type designs but to their digital descriptions as well.
Based in Taiwan, DynaComware is the largest font house in Asia.
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