ScanFont is a tool for creating fonts from pictures. Photos, handwriting, clipart, etc. - anything that is in bitmap format or which can be scanned can be used by ScanFont to make glyphs in a font. SF4 is a plug-in and requires either TypeTool or FontLab font editors to output TrueType, Type 1 or OpenType fonts.
What's new in ScanFont
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
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