How to find open source alternatives to commercial fonts?
What is the best way to find an open source alternative to a commercial font? I was thinking as some service as
alternativeto.net or a
whatthefont.com that would spit out fonts that are similar to the one uploaded.
For example: What is the open source font that looks most similar to Scala Sans? (see picture) What would be the criteria and tools to identify similarity?
However, when uploading my example, I could not find anything suitable.
A manually found alternative, in my opinion, would be
Source Sans Pro, Semibold. As the width differs, I tweaked kerning manually: