Create a Font From Your Own Handwriting With fontcapture

Have you ever wished to type using your own handwriting? If yes, then you are going to love fontcapture. Creating a font that looks good requires a lot of skill and patience. That is, if you don’t use fontcapture.

fontcapture - Create Fonts Using Your Own Handwriting


Using fontcapture couldn’t have been simpler. All you need is a printer and a scanner (and of course a pen). To get started download the font template. Print it and fill it up according to the instructions taking care of the margins and baselines. Use a black market pen for best results.

Once you are done, scan the image (200 DPI or more required) and upload it to fontcapture. The rest of the work will be done by fontcapture. If you are happy with the results download the font and install it. The fonts created using fontcapture can be used both on Windows and Mac. Go ahead and create your own font with fontcapture. And don’t forget to share you creations with us.

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3 Responses to Create a Font From Your Own Handwriting With fontcapture

  1. Chinmoy September 2, 2009 at 7:22 pm #

    Wow, that is a really cool app.
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  2. Shaunak De September 2, 2009 at 11:36 pm #

    This is a great app. The only way I know to do this was using font-forge on Linux. But the method was cumbersome. This is definitely way easier and cooler.
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  3. Sourojit September 3, 2009 at 7:39 am #

    Thank you for such detailed post. Opera is really good.

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