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Bitmap Font

Strengths of Bitmap Font

Since it is image data, when the character code is received, the character image can be displayed as is.

Fast display speed

The character is no longer correct, but it is designed for intuitive reading.

Even at small size, characters remain legible

We are trying not to collapse by thinning out the lines and so on.

We are trying not to collapse by thinning out the lines and so on.

Language, font, and character size list

If you want languages or typefaces not in our product line, please inquire via the free consultation function at the bottom of this page.

Layout Engine (option)

The Layout Engine puts each bitmap character images in character strings.
It can also do such as adjusting character and line spacing.
This software is necessary to correctly display languages with complex writing rules (Arabic, Thai, etc.).

Layout Engine

Detailed explanation here ↓

When many character sizes are used

In cases where many character sizes are used for reasons such as the need to display characters on a variety of display devices both large and small, scalable fonts take up less data volume than bitmap fonts.

For example: The case where you want to display 16, 18, 20, 24, 32, 48, and 64 dot sizes

For example: The case where you want to display 16, 18, 20, 24, 32, 48, and 64 dot sizes

Font familiar because of its use on PCs

TrueType Font

TrueType Font

Low-data-volume font appropriate for embedding (approx. 1/3 of TrueType Font)

RT Font

RT Font

Customization

Requests such as those below can be handled with customization.

Change the character form

Example: Clearly differentiate the number zero
and the letter o

Example: Clearly differentiate the number zero and the letter o

Display characters using character forms from
an old standard

Display characters using character forms from an old standard

Use characters not included in standard products

Use characters not included in standard products

Use images and logos that have been converted into font data

Use images and logos that have been converted into font data

We will provide a font file containing only the user-defined characters (TTE format), or we will provide a font file (TTF or TTC format) with the user-defined characters added to a standard TrueType Font.

Use both characters that have duplicate character codes

Use both new and old character forms

Use characters to which character codes have not been assigned

Normally, we provide font files in our company's original file format.

For more information, please inquire via the free consultation function at the bottom of this page.

To display bitmap fonts in an environment that uses TrueType Fonts (TTF format)

To use as image files (BMP format, etc.)

To use BDF format