Glyphs 1.3.20 – Dependable and intuitive font editor.

Glyphs 1.3.20Glyphs‘ smart and simple approach helps you draw new typefaces, modify existing fonts, and sculpt your letterforms hassle-free.

What’s New

Version 1.3.20:

  • Add Add Extremes Filter to instance custom parameters
  • Add fileName to instance custom parameters
  • add a filetype and icon for ttx files
  • fix some problems with exported .ufos (thanks daniel)
  • fix some issues with guidelines (undo, update...) (thanks eliason, DTF)
  • add center alignment for guidelines
  • gray out unsupported custom parameters in Master settings (like in font and instances)
  • Fix problem with misplaced anchors causing problems on export to .otf
  • fix export .ufo problems. If two single master fonts where exported the second would have incorrect font info and empty glyphs. (thanks danielperraudin)
  • improve display of cursive attachment. It works correctly in both the edit view and the preview now (thanks aayel)
  • fix dlig feature generation. (thanks göran)
  • fix interpolation of custom parameter of FontMaster. (fix #0000216)
  • add alignment of more than one anchor (fix #0000205)
  • show coordinates of anchors in measurement mode
  • Remove the delay in the select glyph dialog (finally)
  • New filter option in Kerning panel: "Selected Glyphs". It only shows the kerning that contains at least one of the glyphs selected in Font View
  • fix update metrics for copied layers
  • fix problems with unusual ligatures
  • enable the grid to be smaller than zero by allowing the subdivision to be bigger than the main grid
  • improve the python wrapper and documentation (thanks jan)
  • fixed a problem with saved ufos if they had to many alignment zones (thanks George)
  • fix path direction for mirrored components
  • improve auto align (thanks opentype) and fix bug with disabling it form the context menu(thanks jan)
  • fix cyrillic names
  • changed handling of ligature names.
  • Fix width of edit view in RTL mode (thanks nirtober)
  • Fix ghost glyphs after changing the side barearings of some glyphs
  • improve the Services to change glyph names to unicode and back
  • fix copy paste of glyphs
  • add an option to disable automatic alignment of components per font and in Preferences.
  • improve the reading and writing of .ufos. There are less differences in the files now.
  • improve the handling of rotated components. (fix interpolation and add a rotation field to the info box)
  • improve the help files and add some more help buttons in font info
  • glyphs with annotations show a little icon in font view
  • fix some crashes in OS X 10.6 Snow Leopard
  • add a "origin" anchor to a components if you need to align it
  • fix update of LanguageSystems entry in font info
  • fix a crash on saving a ufo in Snow Leopard
  • fix loading and saving of ufo (mostly lib data, and glyph order is preserved if "Keep glyph names ..." is checked in preferences)
  • Some performance improvements
  • fix an issue with the offset path filter. (was affecting the preview offset)
  • fix some issues with the dimensions panel
  • Fixed the Layer panel (thanks claus)
  • Fix grid set to 0 after export.
  • Fix create Glyphs from categories in font view again.
  • Fix crash on export to .otf
  • Fix display of scaling values in Info box for images
  • Fix tabbing in Offset Paths filter
  • Fix create Glyphs from categories in font view.
  • fix grid subdivision bug (thanks lucasleo)
  • Add .ufo and .vfb Quicklook plugin
  • fix problems with rounding on export (thanks rob)
  • fix saving of ghost hints (thanks jan)
  • rearrange the preference window
  • Fix export of text in custom properties (thanks david)
  • Fix positioning of images in font view.
  • fix some font info properties in ufo im/export
  • improve the im/export of font info in .otf
  • Fixed the export problem introduced in 1.3.18.
  • Fix problems in OS X 10.6 Snow Leopard and OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion.
  • Improve glyph info and ordering for devanagari.


Intel, 64-bit processor
OS X 10.6.6 or later


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