Open Font Library: The Font Fountain

Dmitri Popov

Productivity Sauce

Jan 29, 2014 GMT
Dmitri Popov

Google Fonts is a popular source of open source embeddable fonts, but it's not the only game in town. The Open Font Library (OFLB) project aims to provide an alternative destination for developers and designers looking for quality open source fonts. Although the list of fonts currently available on OFLB is rather short, it does contain a number of excellent fonts. The library features a slick interface which allows you to easily browse and preview fonts. The service also makes it possible to filter fonts by type and by license. Similar to Google Fonts, OFLB lets you download the desired fonts as well as embed them into web pages.

OFLB is open to anyone who wants to contribute open source fonts, and the project offers a guidebook that provides useful starting points for developing fonts and publishing them on Open Font Library.

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