Porting Mac® TrueType® Fonts
To The PC With PC TransType
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1. Select the Mac TrueType font you wish
to port to the PC. In this case we will use 500 BC.
The font is a Mac resource (more
here on the Mac file system) so it must be encoded
into MacBinary format in order to copy it to the PC
here on the MacBinary format). There are several
shareware programs that can be used to do this. In this
case we will use MacBinary II+ (freeware...more
details found here). This will create a file called
"500 BC.bin" on the Macintosh®.
2. Copy this file to the PC either by
using a PC-formatted disk or by sending it over a network
here on copying files between Mac and PC).
3. Launch TransType on the PC. You will
see a window similar to the following:
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