PO Box 55518, 1007NA, The Netherlands
Tel: 31 20 6625172
Fax: 31 20 6642363
DecoType, a Dutch company, has developed novel technology for creating uncompromising authentic Arabic calligraphy with the computer: ACE - the Arabic Calligraphic Engine, integrated in the Arabic version of Microsoft Office since 1995. There are various spin-offs of this project, each of them a novel product for the market. Microsoft Office Arabic Edition contains a rich set of simplified Naskh fonts as well as a basic simplified Thuluth font by DecoType since 1994. The same fonts are also part of the MacOs and the Arabic version of Adobe products.
This information was last updated 6 December 2001.