KFontview is an application to view and install fonts.
You can use it as standalone program to preview and install a font downloaded from the internet. In the preview you can check that the font has all characters you need.
This is free and open source software.
- Install different types of fonts:
- TrueType (.ttf)
- OpenType (otf, .ttf)
- PostScript® type 1 (file extension on Windows® & OS/2 .pfb/.pfm; on Linux .pfa/.afm)
- BDF (Bitmap Distribution Format, file extension .bdf)
- PCF (Portable Compiled Format, file extension .pcf)
- Can be launched from the System Settings module Font Management to use the extended preview capabilities of KFontview.
- Standard Preview displays your font in several different sizes using a pangram (a sentence using every letter of the alphabet at least once).
- Unicode Block and Unicode Script preview mode additional tooltip info’s are displayed hovering a character with the mouse pointer: The character’s Unicode Category and the value in UCS-4, UTF-16, UTF-8 and as XML Decimal Entity.
License: GNU General Public License v2.0
KFontview is written in C++. Learn C++ with our recommended free books and free tutorials.
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