Font COnversion (Mac to PC)

Discussion in 'Design and Graphics' started by Flyinace2000, Oct 16, 2007.

  1. Flyinace2000 macrumors 6502a


    Sep 28, 2004
    I have 1 font i need to put on a PC. Right now BlairMdlTC TT is on my mac but i am giving someone our school newsletter to take over. Can it be converted to be installed on a PC. I have tried to do it in its native form, but the format needs to be changed.

  2. iMeowbot macrumors G3


    Aug 30, 2003
    See here for one possible way to convert (talks about postScript but should work with trueType too). If that doesn't give results you want, there are some good conversion possibilities sold by Fontlab.

    For a single font, commercial conversion software probably isn't worth the expense, you can buy a fresh copy of Blair Medium for less (get either the OpenType or the Windows TrueType version to prevent future compatibility problems, either of those will be happy on both OS X and Windows).
  3. gnasher729 macrumors P6


    Nov 25, 2005
    May I remind you that the fonts that ship with MacOS X are licensed for use on that machine only. Copying them to another computer is illegal.
  4. iMeowbot macrumors G3


    Aug 30, 2003
    You could, but it would be irrelevant in this case.

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