(For Higher Eduation only: academic discounts for FontLab products are not available to K-12 individuals or institutions)
With ScanFont, you can turn graphics into fonts. Any bitmap image or outline illustration can be quickly converted into a fully-workable TrueType, Type 1 or OpenType font.
ScanFont 5 works as a plug-in for one of the following font editors: FontLab Studio 5, TypeTool 3 or the upcoming AsiaFont Studio 5.
NEW! Version 5.0 (Nov 2007)
Support for grayscale and color -- from simple black-and-white to 32-bit color with smooth transparency
Direct import of EPS graphics -- assists you in turning your Adobe Illustrator drawings into a font
Export of .vfb format fonts -- for use in any font editor by Fontlab Ltd.
Transformations and filters -- from Pencil to Gaussian blur
Advanced image-split algorithms -- from Table to Book Smart
Direct import of most image formats, including EPS, GIF, JPG, TIF, BMP, PNG and (on Mac OS X) PDF
Hardware requirements: 64MB RAM, SVGA monitor, Mouse
For Windows version: Microsoft Windows (2000/XP/Vista/Win7).
For Mac version: For Mac version: Mac OS X (10.3–10.6).
IMPORTANT! See the note about Mac
OS X 10.7 Lion compatibility!