--- In PPLetterpress@yahoogroups.com, "Gerald Lange" <bieler@w...> wrote:
> FontLab has finally released TransType Pro 3. This allows for
> conversion of type formats one to another. Font libraries in older
> formats such as PostScript Type 1, True Type, Multiple Masters, can
> now be safely converted into the OpenType format. Allows for manual
> configuration. OT is a bit of a trick so it will be interesting to see
> how this pans out. Both Windows and Mac versions are available.
> I've used TransType for conversion but have trusted Fontographer more
> for the task, mainly because the previous TransType was largely a
> batch converter and I preferred Fontographer's preferences for manual
> conversion. I kind of felt I knew what I was getting with FOG but I
> was always somewhat uncertain of the FL conversions.
> There is a downloadable PDF manual and a demo that you can download to
> try it out.
> This is about a year and a half late but FontLab has learned to work
> the bugs out before they release upgrades. Hopefully this will be
> worth the long wait.
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