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How to make a font with Adobe Illustrator?


Question

I have recently created my own font/typeface with Adobe Illustrator, and I would like to use it as a real font (e.g I would like to use it as I type something).

Is this possible in Adobe Illustrator or would I need a different software?

If so what program would be good for creating a font?

2015/03/02
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Accepted Answer

To create a font, you need a font editing program. FontCreator is quite popular and inexpensive. FontForge is an open source font editor, if you're up to the somewhat dense documentation. FontLab has a utility called TypeTool, a little more expensive but has a good reputation.

2011/08/11
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