Skip to content
Set of script to build & transform iconic fonts
C++ Python JavaScript
Find file
Latest commit 3974d0d @puzrin puzrin Merge pull request #1 from gjtorikian/osx
Add support for OS X

Font Builder

Set of scripts to generate iconic fonts. Available operation:

  • Building fonts from SVG images
  • Bulk glyphs code change
  • Transformations (resize/move glyphs)
  • Making CSS/HTML from templates

This scripts are NOT indended to run standalone. See real usage example in fontello repos:


You MUST have node.js 0.8+ installed. In Ubuntu 12.04+, just clone repo and run in command line:

sudo make dev-deps
make support
sudo make support-install
npm install

You can skip support-install step, if you don't need to install ttfautohint & ttf2eot globally.


OS X users can use this, too. Make sure you have Homebrew installed.

Then, run:

make dev-deps
make support-osx
npm install

This installs Python, pip, and some other build dependencies. This will globally install ttfautohint & ttf2eot.

Licence info

Code (except ./support folder) distributed under MIT licence. ./support folder contains 3d-party software, see README there.

(c) 2012 Vitaly Puzrin.


Special thanks to Werner Lemberg, author of ttfautohint utility, used in this project.

Something went wrong with that request. Please try again.