Typekit vs Cyborg: What are the differences?
What is Typekit? An online service offering high-quality fonts. 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.
What is Cyborg? Display Android Vectordrawables on iOS. It is a partial port of Android's VectorDrawable to iOS. It is intended as a replacement for UIImages, Icon Fonts, and Apple's PDF vector image option.
Typekit and Cyborg can be categorized as "Fonts" tools.
Some of the features offered by Typekit are:
- Browse Fonts
- Activate Fonts
- Use Fonts
On the other hand, Cyborg provides the following key features:
- Full theming support of individual elements of an illustration, beyond simple image tinting or changing the text color in an Icon Font
- Ability to use one asset for both platforms, simplifying the design -> engineering pipeline
- Assets are resolution independent