We come across different styles of font when we are dealing with text. We find usage of variety of fonts in web pages, in printed documents, in titles, in books, in newspapers etc. Do you know that all those type of fonts are made by people like us and now they are used by many other people. When you use text editor like Notepad or MS-Word there you find lot of font styles did you ever think of having your own handwriting font in that list or atleast create handwriting font like those. Yes, you can have your own hand written font there as you wish.
For that we have bundle of methods. Among them here we are going to see the best, easy, free methods to create handwriting fonts.
Using MyScriptFont.com to create handwriting font
This is the easiest and free method to create handwritten fonts.
First visit MyScriptFont.com. There under ‘Fill out the Template’ you can find an option to download Template . Download the PDF mode of the template and get a print of that.
Fill the template with the instructions given, with your handwriting/with the type of letters you want, see that the text written in the template should be thick enough to detect.
After completion of upload your handwriting font is generated, download the “.ttf ” format file and install it in your PC. That’s all you’ll be able to find your font in Text editors like word and notepad and happily use your own handwritten font where ever you want. In this way you can make your own handwriting fonts free.
Using PainFont.com to design your own font
This is just like MyScriptFont.com, here also you need download template of the characters you want and get a print of that and fill with your handwriting and scan and upload.
You download .ttf file and install your font. This is also a free method.
There are other websites which also offer the same way of creating handwritten fonts but they just preview your font after uploading ,you need to pay to download your handwritten font. Among them here I list two.
Besides these there are Font Editors available Online and offline which you can install in your Windows/ Mac and create your font digitally.
Few font makers Online and Offline
Fontographer, another powerful font editor by FontLab lets you create new fonts from scratch or customize the existing ones. You can open and generate Type 1, TrueType, OpenType, Type 3 fonts, you can fine-tune spacing and kerning among other special features. Fontographer is available for Windows and Mac systems.
In this way there are a number of font editors among them the above listed are very good and have great interface.
This is how we can create or edit our own handwriting font which can be installed and used in PC.
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