Alexandre Saumier Demers
contours
Mechanic
Creates an overlap for the selected points.
Adobe Type Tools
accents
Mechanic
Preview all base + mark glyph combinations.
David Jonathan Ross
spacing
Mechanic
Adjust left and right margins, with options for which glyphs in which fonts.
Jens Kutilek
accents
Mechanic
A tool for anchor placement, accent preview, and component positioning.
TypeMyType
workspace
Mechanic
Cascade windows inside RoboFont.
Alexander Lubovenko
versioning
Mechanic
Save all your open fonts every 600 seconds automatically.
Eduardo Manso
design helpers
Mechanic
Adds guidelines for the current glyph’s bounding box.
TypeMyType
generating fonts
variable fonts
Mechanic
Batch generate fonts in various formats.
BlackFoundry
versioning
workflow
Mechanic
Records all actions you are doing while designing.
David Jonathan Ross
design helpers
Mechanic
Visualize the bounding box of your current glyph or selection.
Alexandre Saumier Demers
design helpers
drawing
Mechanic
Draws a broad nib contrast from the background layer.
Alexander Lubovenko
glyph set
Mechanic
Change character set in current font.
Gustavo Ferreira
mastering
Mechanic
Diff-compare font tables in two OpenType fonts.
Thom Janssen
contours
design helpers
Mechanic
Lock contours so you can not edit them.
Ben Kiel
glyph set
Mechanic
Copies the selected glyphs from one open font to other open font(s).
Typefounding
contours
interpolation
Mechanic
Copies point smoothness from one font to another font(s) if glyphs are interpolatable.
Alex Jacque
spacing
Mechanic
Copies side-bearings from glyphs in one font to respective glyphs in another font.
Loïc Sander
contours
design helpers
Mechanic
A set of tools to work on corners of an outline.
Thom Janssen
contours
design helpers
Mechanic
Adding overlaps.
Jens Kutilek
contours
design helpers
Mechanic
A panel to adjust and balance curve handles.
CJ Dunn
interpolation
Mechanic
Preview how a glyph will interpolate while drawing in RoboFont
LettError
interpolation
mutatorMath
variable fonts
Mechanic
Create and edit .designspace documents.
DrawBot
graphics
scripting
Mechanic
A powerfull 2D graphics scripting tool.
TypeMyType
OpenType features
Mechanic
Preview OpenType features.
Frederik Berlaen
contours
Extension Store
Find & Replace parts of contours.
Ghostlines
workflow
Mechanic
Integrate feedback from friends and peers into your drawing process
TypeMyType
debugging
UFO
Mechanic
View and edit the current glyph .glif data.
Tal Leming
contours
revisions
Mechanic
A live report about potential drawing issues in your glyph.
David Jonathan Ross
glyph names
Mechanic
Search for glyphs using a variety of parameters.
LettError
glyph names
Mechanic
Browse and select unicode categories, ranges and glyph lists.
Lukas Schneider
Mechanic
GlyphGiffer lets you export glyphs from a folder of .ufo files as an animated .gif.
Thom Janssen
Mechanic
GlyphMorf is an experimental way for making parametric adjustments for a font.
Jens Kutilek
design helpers
Mechanic
A glyph preview window that can be freely rotated.
Lukas Schneider
workflow
interpolation
Mechanic
Simultaneously walk back and forth trough all fonts while showing the current glyph.
TypeMyType
bling-bling
Mechanic
Gold fever, everything you space will be gold!
Loïc Sander
spacing
Mechanic
Preview spacing settings for several fonts at once.
Loïc Sander
interpolation
Mechanic
Preview interpolation and extrapolation based on master position in a grid.
Alexander Lubovenko
Mechanic
Python scripts and Extensions for RoboFont
Cyrus Highsmith
italics
Mechanic
Visualize and set italic angle and offset values, and skew and reposition glyphs accordingly.
sansplomb
italics
Mechanic
Displays a slanted guide at the UFO’s italic on mouse down.
Franz Heidl
glyph set
Mechanic
Transfer glyph sets across fonts in style.
Alexander Lubovenko
kerning
Mechanic
Tools for working with kerning: KernObserver and KernTool.
TypeMyType
kerning
mastering
Mechanic
Checks kerning in the UFO file and compares it with generated binary font.
TypeMyType
layers
Mechanic
Preview layers and test install separate layers.
Just van Rossum, Peter Biľak, Gustavo Ferreira
text
external
A text analysis tool to measure frequency of letters in texts.
LettError
design helpers
Mechanic
A tool for calculating gray levels at any point in a glyph.
TypeMyType
debugging
Mechanic
A developer helper which shows internal RoboFont notification logs.
Gustavo Ferreira, Johannes Breyer
design helpers
Mechanic
A tool to show the length and angle of handles.
Jack Jennings
extension management
Mechanic
Package manager for RoboFont extensions
Ben Kiel
generating fonts
Mechanic
Applies an encoding file’s glyph order when generating a font.
TypeMyType
contours
drawing
Mechanic
Outline strokes.
David Jonathan Ross
design helpers
interpolation
Mechanic
View an overlay of any glyphs from any font behind or beside what you are drawing.
Thom Janssen
proofing
spacing
Mechanic
Adds a PDF button to SpaceCenter
TypeMyType
contours
Mechanic
Perform boolean operations.
Loïc Sander
contours
Mechanic
Helper for using pens to transform glyph outlines.
TypeMyType
contours
drawing
Mechanic
Drawing with pixels.
Jack Jennings
design helpers
Mechanic
A simple, centered, 'plumb-line' glyph guide.
Jérémie Hornus
design helpers
Mechanic
Show selected BCP distances, number of contours and points, etc.
Jérémie Hornus, Samuel Hornus
contours
TrueType
Mechanic
Converts Cubic (PostScript) to Quadratic (TrueType) contours.
TypeMyType
design helpers
Mechanic
Show neighbour glyphs when editing a glyph.
David Jonathan Ross
proofing
spacing
text
Mechanic
Generate random words to proof fonts in Space Center.
Jens Kutilek
contours
revisions
Mechanic
Mark technical outline errors in your glyphs.
Jack Jennings
versioning
Mechanic
Simple, filesystem-based versioning.
LettError
interpolation
Mechanic
Preview, edit and generate responsive lettering with svg/html/css/js.
FontFont
generating fonts
Mechanic
Edit and generate color fonts in various formats.
RoboFab Developers
scripting
Mechanic
The RoboFab Documentation as a RoboFont extension
Frederik Berlaen
debugging
Mechanic
A developer profile tool.
Frederik Berlaen
design helpers
Mechanic
A polygon selection tool.
Tal Leming
scripting
debugging
Mechanic
An interactive Python interpreter for RoboFont.
Jack Jennings
revisions
Mechanic
Embedded to-do tracker with font- and glyph-scoped to-do items.
Frank Griesshammer
design helpers
Mechanic
Joyful rotation of whole glyphs or selected outlines.
TypeMyType
UFO
versioning
Mechanic
Save a version of UFO next to the current document.
Loïc Sander
interpolation
design helpers
Mechanic
Fiddle with proportions of a glyph while keeping stem widths consistent.
Timo Klaavo
contours
design helpers
Mechanic
Arrow tool for scaling curve segments while moving on-curve points (interpolated nudge).
TypeMyType
contours
drawing
Mechanic
Draw primitive shapes: rectangles and circles.
David Jonathan Ross
glyph names
Mechanic
Display a readout of the unicode character represented by the current glyph, its hex unicode value(s), and unicode name.
David Jonathan Ross
design helpers
Mechanic
Show distance between selected points.
David Jonathan Ross
design helpers
Mechanic
Get a live readout of information about the mouse.
LettError
interpolation
design helpers
Mechanic
Colorful visualiser for RoboFont
Franz Heidl
spacing
Mechanic
Equalize sidebearings for given glyphs.
TypeMyType
design helpers
italics
Mechanic
Slant glyphs without losing extreme points.
Nina Stössinger
spacing
proofing
Mechanic
View SpaceCenter contents upside down.
Jackson Cavanaugh
spacing
Mechanic
Add a change case button to Space Center.
Yanone
curves
external
Speed Punk is a learning tool. It teaches you to better understand the nature of Bézier curves and their curvature, the technical basis of digital type design.
Nina Stössinger
glyph names
Mechanic
Change glyph name suffixes.
LettError
interpolation
mutatorMath
Mechanic
Tell Superpolator to update when saving a UFO.
Nina Stössinger
design helpers
kerning
Mechanic
Find touching/colliding glyph pairs.
TypeMyType
contours
Mechanic
Auto trace images.
Jens Kutilek
debugging
UFO
Mechanic
Display and delete hidden data in your UFOs.
Ben Kiel
mastering
Mechanic
Visually sets underline and strikethrough values for font info.
Jens Kutilek
glyph names
Mechanic
Display Unicode name, block, and glyph name info in a window.
Alexander Lubovenko
versioning
Mechanic
Python scripts and Extensions for RoboFont
Alexandre Saumier Demers
contours
drawing
Mechanic
A tool for drawing segments as sausages.
LettError
contours
hinting
Mechanic
Highlight points that are very close to alignment zones.
Miguel Sousa
proofing
text
Mechanic
Use adhesiontext.com from within RoboFont
Gustavo Ferreira
design helpers
Mechanic
A large collection of small tools.
Tal Leming
kerning
Extension Store
Best kerning editor ever.
Frank Griesshammer
design helpers
Mechanic
Show quick info about point selection.
Nina Stössinger
proofing
spacing
text
Mechanic
RoboFont extension for making test words
Last edited on 31/01/2018