FontCreator 8 released

June 5, 2014

Today High-Logic B.V. released FontCreator 8, the world's most popular font editor. This version adds visual editing of OpenType Layout Features, Improved automatic kerning and support for exporting fonts with CFF outlines.

With FontCreator 8, font designers can create and modify high quality TrueType and OpenType fonts faster than ever. The most impressive improvements are:

  • Visual editing of OpenType Layout Glyph Positioning (GPOS) including, but not limited to:
    • OpenType based kerning pairs
    • Mark to Base and Mark to Mark attachments
    • Anchor Manager
  • CFF based exporting
  • Unicode 6.3 support
  • Complete Unicode blocks
  • Redesigned font export workflow
  • Better automatic hinting
  • Easier editing of customizable data files