The Prototypo application enables users to shape a typeface with sliders before refining spacing and outlines.

Prototypo is an open-source online typeface editor that lets people create an original font even if they have no design expertise. The streamlined font creation tool features sliders for shaping the typeface and enables users to refine spacing and outlines manually.

Aimed at both hobbyists and professionals, the online application offers over twenty parameters for creating a wide range of fonts. Prototypo exports characters in .svg font files that can be converted online or in FontForge to .otf files. These can then be refined using classical type design softwares before being used just like other fonts.

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