Join Mike Rankin for an in-depth discussion in this video Mobile apps for creating fonts, part of Font Management Essential Training.
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…With the incredible popularity of mobile devices…like phones and tablets, it's no surprise…that there are apps you can use to create your own font just about anywhere.…Whether you're using iOS or Android devices.…So let's check out a couple font apps for creating and learning about fonts.…If you have an iPad, check out iFontMaker.…You can use it to create true type fonts and…web fonts by tracing on various templates on your screen.…Tap the T button at the bottom of the screen to choose a font to trace.…I'll choose Marker Felt.…
Then you can tap the Brush button to choose a…brush shape and size and then just go ahead and trace.…If you make a stroke that you don't like, you can…undo or use the controls to reposition of reshape the stroke.…So I'll stretch this one down a little bit.…I'll select this one and rotate it…until I'm happy with it.…When you're done, you can tap in the upper right corner to build the font.…And then you can tap Email to create an email with a…link and a pin that you can use to download the font.…
- What is a font?
- Understanding TrueType, PostScript, and OpenType fonts
- Using web fonts
- Understanding what fonts come with your computer
- Purchasing fonts
- Activating and deactivating fonts
- Installing fonts
- Using Mac Font Book or Suitcase Fusion
- Choosing font management software
- Identifying fonts
- Creating fonts in InDesign