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The TransType 2 user manual is now available in Spanish (Thanks, Alberto!). Download it free on the TransType page.


New in town: FontFlasher! No more fuzzy Flash fonts. Make them crisp and clear with this new FontLab plug-in for both Mac and Windows.

Major news for CJKV (Asian) font users: AsiaFont Studio version 4 is now released for both Windows and Macintosh: OT, python macros, custom hinting, CID import/export and much more!

Fontlab announces our new Fontlab Associates program. Let your website earn its keep ? place a Fontlab link and get credit (real money!) for your referrals. Browse to FontLab Associates for details.

FontLab Studio is here ? for both Mac and Windows. This is a free update to registered v4.5x users. Just browse to the Updates page and send us a request..

ScanFont4 for Mac is now released. Powerful new tools for turning AI, Photoshop and other files into fonts in minutes! Upgrade for just US$29.99. SF4 for Windows will be along in the near future.

New Version: for TypeTool/Mac and TypeTool/Windows ? version 2.0 is now available. Current TypeTool users can upgrade for US$39.95 at the TypeTool page.

New free Python macro ? Adam Twardoch and Tiro Typeworks have contributed their Rename Glyphs by Scheme macro and supporting files to the Python Freeware library. It's FontLab on Steroids!

Here's another freebie ? TransType 2.1.x / OS X users can update to version 2.1.2 (fixes a serial number bug. TR2/OS9 users don't need it.). TR2.0 users will need to go to the updates page to request a new installer.

Free updates: TransType 2.1.1 for Macintosh. TransType 2.1 users click the link in the previous sentence to download the Updater file. TransType 2.0.x users will need to update twice, once from 2.0.x to 2.1 (click here to download that updater) and then again from 2.1 to 2.1.1 ( use the updater link in the first sentence). Mac OS X users will need to install the new version. Please browse to our Updates page and request your new program file.  

Free update for BitFonter (now version 1.1) ? request it using the form on the Updates page.

Free Font!! Download Liz, our new demo OTF font made with FontLab 4. The same font file works on both Mac and PC!

TransType 2.1 for Windows free update. Registered users please browse to our Updates page and request your new updated version

Free "Caty Handcraft" font available for download from the FontLab Studio page.

Finally, A bitmap font creator for Windows! FONmaker is now available.

ScanFont 3.13 maintenance patch now available on the Support page.