The font editor for macOS.
Written from scratch in Python with scalability in mind. A fully featured font editor with all the tools required for drawing typefaces.
Provides full scripting access to objects and interface. A platform for building your own tools and extensions, and much more…!
We have a great community
Come join the RoboFont Community Discord server! We are a vibrant community of type designers and software developers.
Together, we share tools, best practices, and knowledge in the world of type and font development. We are eager to welcome you on board!
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Technical specifications

  • requires macOS 10.12 or higher
  • uses UFO3 as native font format
  • supports Python 3.9 out of the box

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Educational licenses

Teachers can request a free 1-year trial license for their students, or subscribe to the Student License Service.

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A rock-solid core application +
dozens of specialized extensions.

Open-source extensions

Dozens of open-source extensions by multiple developers are available on GitHub and via Mechanic.

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Commercial extensions

A growing collection of commercial extensions by certified developers are available in the Extension Store.

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The tools you choose influence your creative process!