ITF (the Indian Sort Foundry) has introduced a brand spanking new font provider to convey stunning typography to each trade at no cost.
The provider, named Fontshare, can be acquainted to somebody who has used Google Fonts. Browse the fonts listing, pick the kinds you wish to have, and upload them on your web page.
It’s a well-designed web page; there are a number of choices for surfing, listing or grid perspectives, editable pattern textual content, or even a sort structure tester.
There are two embedding choices to be had, you’ll hyperlink to Fontshare’s API, or you’ll obtain the fonts in OTF, WOFF, and WOFF2 codecs for self-hosting — bearing in mind the so-far untested nature of Fontshare’s CDN, the latter choice is more secure till the provider has run for a couple of months.
All the fonts on Fontshare are owned via ITF, and there aren’t any plans to increase the provider to hide different foundries. Consequently, there are a long way fewer fonts to be had than on Google Fonts. Then again, the fonts’ high quality is continually superb and better than many proffered via Google’s provider. ITF is so assured in its craftsmanship that letters are offered with their outlines so you’ll read about their curves.
Fontshare these days boasts 50 typefaces, and transferring ahead, ITF has pledged to make 25% of its Latin typefaces to be had at no cost. It’s an especially beneficiant gesture and one that may simplest receive advantages the design group.