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FONTastic Plus

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fontasticplus_2_0_2.zip (20.77 MB)
For System 6.x
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This app works with: Mini vMac

"FONTastic Plus is the most powerful bitmap font editor available for the Macintosh." --description from the packaging

"In December 1984, James R. Von Ehr founded the Altsys Corporation to develop graphics applications for personal computers. The first foray by Altsys into commercial font editing software was a bitmap font editor called Fontastic, released in the mid-1980s for the Apple Macintosh. The program, developed by Altsys founder Jim von Ehr, was able to edit the native bitmap font format of the Mac. It introduced many of the interface elements that would carry over into Fontographer. Fontastic Plus was later introduced with new editing tools and kerning pairs." --Wikipedia.org

There is at least one earlier version of this software, named simply "Fontastic." Anyone in possession of it, please consider uploading it to the Mac Garden for the sake of posterity.

See Also: Art Importer 2, Fontographer 3.x, Macromedia Fontographer 4.1.4, Macromedia Fontographer 4.1.5, Macromedia FreeHand Graphics Studio 7, Metamorphosis Professional

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Architecture: 68k

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by MCP - 2012, March 5 - 7:48pm

Full docs included in the archive. Call me weird, but I like old bitmap fonts better than PostScript. I like my world full of pixels.