FontCreator – Comparison Chart

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Price in US$
79.00
199.00
149.00
299.00
199.00
License Restrictions
Can be used for commercial purposes
No Yes Yes
Font Formats
Project based font editor Yes Yes Yes
Opens TrueType and OpenType font files (.ttf and .otf) Yes Yes Yes
Saves TrueType and OpenType font files (.ttf and .otf) Yes Yes Yes
Opens Web Open Font Format (WOFF and WOFF2) font files Yes Yes Yes
Saves Web Open Font Format (WOFF and WOFF2) font files Yes Yes Yes
Opens scalable color font files Yes Yes Yes
Saves scalable color font files Yes Yes Yes
Extract fonts from TrueType / OpenType Collections (.ttc) Yes Yes Yes
Unicode and code page support Yes Yes Yes
Outline Editing
Quadratic-based contours (used with TrueType based outlines) Yes Yes Yes
Cubic-based contours (used with CFF / PostScript based outlines) Yes Yes Yes
Basic vector paint tools Yes Yes Yes
Advanced contour operations
No Yes Yes
Optimize contours Yes Yes Yes
Guidelines Yes Yes Yes
Import vector based images (SVG, EPS, AI, PDF, IGES, etc) Yes Yes Yes
Import raster based images (BMP, PNG, GIF, JPG, etc) Yes Yes Yes
Copy glyph outlines as vector data to the clipboard
No No Yes
Batch transform glyphs
No Yes Yes
Manual editing of composite glyphs Yes Yes Yes
Automatic composite glyph generation
No Yes Yes
Advanced Typography
Automatic hinting
Yes Yes Yes
OpenType features are preserved upon opening a font Yes Yes Yes
Default OpenType layout features
Yes Yes Yes
Custom OpenType layout features
Yes Yes Yes
Import Microsoft VOLT projects
No No Yes
Manual kerning Yes Yes Yes
Class based kerning Yes Yes Yes
Automatic kerning
No Yes Yes
Optical metrics
No No Yes
Unicode variation sequences Yes Yes Yes
Test and Installation
Preview fonts before installing (Windows and web browsers) Yes Yes Yes
Font installation wizard Yes Yes Yes
Quality Control
Automatic font repair
Yes Yes Yes
Font validation wizard
No Yes Yes
Real-time glyph validation
No Yes Yes
Other Features
Editing of font naming fields Yes Yes Yes
Editing of glyph names (free text and find and replace) Yes Yes Yes
Editing of glyph metrics (both manual and automatic) Yes Yes Yes
Insert characters feature
Yes Yes Yes
Maximum number of glyphs
65,535 65,535 65,535
Maximum number of characters
unlimited unlimited unlimited
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