Monotype Launches Web Font Platform

By David Murphy


Monotype, which provides typefaces, technology and expertise for creative applications and consumer devices, has launched the Monotype Web Font platform. Offered as a free integration kit, Monotype says it enables HTML5 authoring tool providers to add comprehensive web font support to their solution and extend access to nearly 100,000 different fonts within their UI, with minimal integration and engineering effort.

Web fonts are a critical part of the workflow to create HTML5-based campaigns, as they ensure clear, consistent and dynamic text across all screens. Until now, creative authoring tool providers have been challenged to provide an intuitive user experience that shields the complexity of finding, using, and licensing and publishing web fonts.

The Monotype Web Font Platform is designed to help authoring tool providers remove the challenges of working with and gaining rights to web fonts by making it an integrated part of the design workflow. Using the Monotype Web Font Platform, designers can license new fonts, import existing brand-mandated or previously licensed fonts, and use third-party web font kits from approved independent sources, in order to create and deliver dynamic, personalised and responsive digital marketing campaigns employing legible and high-quality text across multiple screens and resolutions.

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Source:: Mobile App News