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Alternatives to FreeType

Google Fonts, Font Awesome, Typekit, Typography, and JetBrains Mono are the most popular alternatives and competitors to FreeType.
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What is FreeType and what are its top alternatives?

It is a free, high-quality and portable Font engine. It is designed to be small, efficient, highly customizable, and portable while capable of producing high-quality output (glyph images) of most vector and bitmap font formats.
FreeType is a tool in the Fonts category of a tech stack.

Top Alternatives to FreeType

  • Google Fonts

    Google Fonts

    A library of 915 free licensed fonts, an interactive web directory for browsing the library, and APIs for conveniently using the fonts via CSS and Android. ...

  • Font Awesome

    Font Awesome

    You can get vector icons and social logos on your website with it. It is a font that's made up of symbols, icons, or pictograms that you can use in a webpage, just like a font. ...

  • Typekit

    Typekit

    It is an online service which offers a subscription library of high-quality fonts. The fonts may be used directly on websites or synced via Adobe Creative Cloud to applications on the subscriber's computers. ...

  • Typography

    Typography

    It is the art and technique of arranging type to make written language legible, readable, and appealing when displayed. This term is also applied to the style, arrangement, and appearance of the letters, numbers, and symbols created by the process. ...

  • JetBrains Mono

    JetBrains Mono

    It is the free and open-source typeface for developers that makes it easier to read code. ...

  • CoreUI Icons

    CoreUI Icons

    It is an open-source icon set with more than 500 icons in multiple formats SVG, PNG, and Webfonts. They are beautifully crafted symbols for common actions and items. You can use them in your digital products for web or mobile app. ...

  • Remix Icon

    Remix Icon

    A set of open source neutral-style system symbols for designers and developers. Licensed under the Apache License Version 2.0. ...

  • Colors & Fonts

    Colors & Fonts

    It is a curated library of colors, fonts, and resources for web developers & digital designers. ...

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      • Vue Styleguidist as our style guide and pool of developed Vue.js components
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