A Graphical Guide To VTT 6.10 Light Latin Autohinting

VTT 6.10 now includes an Autohinter for Latin fonts. The Autohinter uses a Lightweight hinting strategy that focuses on grid-fitting common heights, such as x-height, Cap Height, Ascender, Descender using CVT (Control Value Table) heights as reference, and linking across common stems, such as H crossbar, E, F, Horizontals, O, Q, C, G, Rounds, lowercase…

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Preparing settings in VTT 6.10, for Hinting and Proofing Webfonts

Now that we have covered the new features this post will cover some basic setup in VTT 6.10, to ensure you have the correct settings to begin hinting and proofing fonts for the Web VTT allows you to easily customize your viewing settings. When you begin Hinting, most of the work, will be previewing and…

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Introducing VTT 6.10, with Autohinting.

Hi, Mike Duggan here. I am a Program Manager/Typographer, at Microsoft. Today I would like to introduce some of the features in the latest version of VTT, (Visual TrueType), designed to make hinting fonts, easier and faster than ever. The download is available here The download can be installed as a fresh install, or as…

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