Glyphs
Glyphs
3.0.1

4.5

Glyphs free download for Mac

Glyphs3.0.1

15 January 2021

Dependable and intuitive font editor.

Overview

Glyphs smart and simple approach helps you draw new typefaces, modify existing fonts, and sculpt your letterforms hassle-free.

What's new in Glyphs

Version 3.0.1:
  • Added View > Show Metrics Names for displaying names for vertical metrics in edit view
  • Added option to export variable fonts as WOFF and WOFF2
  • Improved preview area: hide variable font settings and better instance names in pop-up menu
  • New cursor for rectangle and circle tools (works better in dark background)
  • Improved Focus on Selected Paths
  • Improved Remove Overlap code (thanks for the sample files)
  • Fixed cap style in Filter > Offset Curve preview
  • Added cap style setting to Offset Curve custom parameter
  • Fixed AddExtremes and RemoveOverlap custom parameters
  • Fixed ccmp feature code with alternate combined accents
  • Improve import of feature code from fonts
  • Fixed undo after pasting a glyph in font view
  • Improved plug-in compatibility
  • Increased the time limit for the slow plug-in warning
  • Improved handling of automatic alignment
  • Fixed issues with fsType
  • Improved import (e.g. large number of stems)
  • Fixed export of bracket layers to variable fonts
  • Do not align components on export when alignment was disabled
  • No more autosaves to .glyphsPackage format for smaller files (prevents problems with Google Drive and Dropbox)
  • Expanded Python wrapper
  • Added GSFont.snapToObjects (to disable snapping for that font)
  • Improved and fixed Dark Mode settings and behavior
  • Many small fixes
  • Increased performance, stability and macOS version support

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How would you rate Glyphs app?

10 Reviews of Glyphs

MacParc
26 September 2016
Version: 2.3.1

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Does not start on macOS 10.12 (Sierra) - just bounces endlessly in the Dock. :-(
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MacParc
26 September 2016
Version: 2.3.1
Does not start on macOS 10.12 (Sierra) - just bounces endlessly in the Dock. :-(
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Bdkennedy1
04 March 2014
Version: 1.4.2
I had high hopes for this, but it doesn't export as TTF so I can't use it.
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iPoopStore
19 April 2012
Version: 1.3.7
The system requirements are incorrectly listed. I downloaded version 1.3.7 and it was 64bit intel only. Too bad. The author just lost lost a sale.
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MaximilianGoetzfried
30 March 2012
Version: 1.3.6
A lite version called "Glyphs Mini" is available in the Mac AppStore At a more affordable price of USD 44.99. There is also a free trial version on their website. http://itunes.apple.com/us/app/glyphs-mini/id469036911?mt=12
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Stormchild
19 January 2012
Version: 1.2
$300? Good luck with that.
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Eelco-Deuling
19 January 2012
Version: 1.1.8
There is also a smaller version of Glyphs available in the Mac Appstore: Glyphs Mini. It is priced for €35,99 (Dutch price). Has anybody tried it?
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4
Teksestro
11 November 2011
Version: 1.1.6
Finally, a font editor for the new millennium. The feature-set is already wonderful, and considering that this is still in version 1, the future of the app looks promising. It will certainly have an impact among font designers. However, the market of font foundries and people who make money out of designing type is very, very small. IMHO, either you have to make a VERY high-end tool, and charge thousands, or - if you are going to market for the masses, like this tool is supposed to be - then you have to make it affordable. As several others have already mentioned: a $300 price tag is not affordable for the masses. I also have to agree with a previous comment, that if English is not the developer's first language, then they should hire the services of an expert translator. At $300/pop they should be able to afford it.
(6)
3.5
Yavari
10 September 2011
Version: 1.0.13
Using the trial right now—I think that the interface is amazing, in comparison to other font-editing software. (I still think FontLab is the best when it comes to handling merging contours, but Glyphs is by far the most intuitive for most tasks.) However, as others have mentioned, the price is a sticking point: $300? In 2011? Yes, FontLab and Fontographer are more expensive, but times have changed, and software pricing reflects that. This price would have been considered "cheap" in 1991, but in 2011, it's a bit steep. No, he probably shouldn't charge $2.99, but $100 might be a better price. Another issue is some of the text in the interface and in the help -- it's obvious that the copy is written by non-native speakers of English, and I think that it would do the devs well to get a good copywriter on board at some point to clean up the UI language for the English localisations. Will I buy it? Probably not at this price, but I do respect what the developer is trying to do with Glyphs.
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MaximilianGoetzfried
26 July 2011
Version: 1.0.13
Really appreciate what Georg Seifert and his team are doing here. And i know that competitors are more expensive. But offering this app for $300 is a huge marketing FAIL. The app market and its prices have radically changed in the past three years. Developers can't ignore that. Giving 4/5 stars nevertheless, because its a great app.
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Sjha
08 July 2011
Version: 1.0.6
"The font editor for everyone". Really? For everyone? At $299.99?
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4.5

App requirements: 
  • Intel 64
  • OS X 10.11.0 or later
License: 
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