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bmGlyph alternative for windows (Bitmap font generator)


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#1 HexDump   Members   -  Reputation: 216

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Posted 20 July 2012 - 09:33 AM

Hi!,

I have been using this tool (bmGlyph http://www.bmglyph.com/) to create fonts from apple machines, but now, I'm on windows and need a program with same / more features. The main features about this program is the possibility of give a grandient color and apply a texture to each glyph. Could anybody recommend something like this for windows?
Thanks in advance.



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#2 Obelisk   Members   -  Reputation: 110

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Posted 28 December 2012 - 11:54 PM

In my opinion, bmGlyph is the best among its type.

 

There 's a tiny software called SpriteFont (http://www.nubik.com/SpriteFont/) that works on Windows, supports some effects (blurring, glowing, outlining, ...) but not as far as texture-modifying (the GUI is cool, though).

 

Maybe you can still make it with a little help of Photoshop or similar programs, after publishing your font sprite...

 

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Posted 29 December 2012 - 08:30 PM

Hi,

 

 

GIMP, maybe best served with one of the many third party plug-ins, would allow you to do all of that.


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Posted 30 December 2012 - 05:48 AM

i can not speak of it's quality, or capability's.  but i've seen this from angelcode.com, perhaps it'll present itself as a suitable replacement?


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