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What consumer-usable tools exist for font creation?

Ideally I'd like an OSS solution, but inexpensive commercial offerings are viable, too.

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See this previous question: graphicdesign.stackexchange.com/questions/3253/… –  DA01 Sep 27 '11 at 15:52
+1 for this, just had the desire to mess around with making fonts yesterday! –  Dana Woodman Sep 28 '11 at 1:35
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One popular option is Font Creator. Very huge options, full control, overall very nice piece of software in my opinion.

You could also try the yourfonts.com which allows you to input handwriting letters to your own font with few steps. (In a more easy way than with Font Creator)

I think these free options available might be good enough for you or anyone creating own fonts.

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Font Creator gets my vote. –  joshmax Oct 10 '11 at 14:25
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