Convert SVG graphics to TTF font


svg2ttf converts SVG graphics to TTF format. It was written for Fontello, but you can find it useful for your projects.

For developpers:

Internal API is similar to FontForge's one. Since primary goal is generating iconic fonts, sources can lack some spesific TTF/OTF features, like kerning and so on. Anyway, current code is a good base for development, because it will save you tons of hours to implement correct writing & optimizing TTF tables.

Also, library code can be browserified without problems. Use webmake or something similar.


npm install -g svg2ttf

Usage example:

svg2ttf fontello.svg fontello.ttf
  • svgFontString - SVG font content
  • options - not used yet
  • buf - internal ByteBuffer object, similar to DataView. It's buffer property is Uin8Array or Array with ttf content


var fs = require('fs');
var svg2ttf = require('svg2ttf');
var ttf = svg2ttf(fs.readFileSync('myfont.svg'), {});
fs.writeFileSync('myfont.ttf', new Buffer(ttf.buffer));

Copyright (c) 2013 Vitaly Puzrin. Released under the MIT license. See LICENSE for details.