Font Embedding

Can I legally embed fonts into my PowerPoint, Word document, PDF file, web app, device, software, or some similar product?
This will depend on the font usage terms as defined by the font foundry. Most foundries require you to purchase License Extension to cover such use, especially in cases where the end product is distributed for sale. Some foundries also require additional license for use on logos, advertisement, TV commercials and commercial printed materials, while a few such as FontFont allow embedding in any non-editable document, application, device, either as a rasterized representation of them (e. g. a GIF or JPEG) or as a subset of the fonts in a secure format, that is you have to ensure that only viewing and printing but not editing of the text is possible. For distribution of font software in an editable format, you might want to get Fontfont App+ Read more….
Please contact alt.TYPE if you require more information about Fontfont.

Can I legally embed fonts into my website?
This will depend on the font usage terms as defined by the font foundry. Most font foundries permit you to generate a static, rasterized image (GIF, JPG) of the fonts on the web pages, although a few foundries require you to purchase additional license to cover such use. However, if you need to embed actual fonts software in your website, you will need to purchase Webfonts license. If you need to install the fonts in your webserver, you will need a WebServer License.

Please contact alt.TYPE if you have any questions regarding embedding of your font.

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