TransType

User Guides & resources for TransType
Online Manual Video trailer on Vimeo Converting large families video on YouTube User forum Request for download links
Wed, 9 Feb, 2022 at 3:22 AM
Opening Mac Font Files in PC Transtype
Issue: I am trying to convert legacy Mac font files (font suitcases) to Windows using the Windows version of TransType. How do I add Mac fonts to the so...
Fri, 21 Jan, 2022 at 7:35 AM
TransType 4 loses kerning when converting some Mac PostScript Type 1 fonts
ATR-compatible Suitcases ATR (Adobe® TypeReunion®)-compatible suitcases are Mac PostScript Type 1 fonts in suitcases that are linked in a particular “sm...
Tue, 24 Apr, 2018 at 9:55 AM
TransType Pro 3 for Mac does not install or will not launch on new macOS
TransType Pro 3 is not compatible with macOS 10.13 “High Sierra” and later macOS versions. Users should upgrade to TransType 4. See our blog post for lates...
Wed, 11 Oct, 2017 at 1:54 PM
Converting Big Type1 Families
Question: When I drop the PS font family to TransType's window I get too many files with conflicting names/styles. Many of them are marked red. How ca...
Sun, 14 Feb, 2021 at 7:40 AM
TransType 4 for Mac does not run on macOS Monterey
Problem: You are on macOS 12.0.1 Monterey or a later macOS version TransType 4 will not start Solutions: Update to TransType 4.0.2, which is comp...
Sat, 6 Nov, 2021 at 10:56 AM
Converted fonts still show PostScript Type 1
Question: I'm trying to convert PostScript Type 1 fonts to Open Type fonts. The conversion seems to work, but some of the converted fonts are still...
Fri, 21 Jan, 2022 at 7:39 AM
TransType 4 error messages
Question: We made conversions from Mac fonts to PC under windows 10 and we had errors during the conversion. What do they mean? Answer: Usu...
Fri, 21 Jan, 2022 at 7:34 AM