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GNU Font Editor
Graphical font editor

GNU Font Editor (GFE) is a graphical font editor based on the GIMP Toolkit. It is easy to use and will eventually support many font types. Currently it supports only BDF (bitmap distribution format) font files, that can be converted to many other formats easily. This is not a finished package, as it is still in the alpha stage. This project was a GNU package. It has since been decommissioned and is no longer developed.


version 0.0.5 (beta)
released on 5 July 2000



VCS Checkout

cvs -d checkout gfe


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Janet Casey

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7 June 2001

Leaders and contributors

Anuradha Ratnaweera Maintainer

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Software prerequisites

Required to buildGTK 1.2.0 or better

This entry (in part or in whole) was last reviewed on 20 February 2018.


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