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Graphics File Formats FAQ (Part 3 of 4): Where to Get File Format Specifications
Section - TTF - TrueType Font

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         Type: Font
    Extension: TTF
      Version: 
  Compression:
  Color Depth:
   Maintainer: Apple Computer
Specification:

The TrueType font file format was created by Apple Computer and is
used on the Macintosh and Microsoft Windows 3 operating environments.
TTF files may be sent to a PostScript interpreter by first converting
them to Adobe Type 42 font files.

The TrueType font file specification is:

  The TrueType Font Format Specification 1.0, Apple Programmers and
    Developers Association (APDA), P/N M0825LL/A.

This document is available in Windows 3.1 help format and Word for Windows
2.0 format via anonymous FTP from:

  ftp://ftp.microsoft.com/developr/drg/TrueType-Info

Information, programs, and code for working with TrueType files may also be
found in this directory.

The OpenType font format (TrueType Open v.2.0) is an extension of the
TrueType font format, allowing support for PostScript font data.
OpenType was developed jointly by Microsoft and Adobe. Other documents
of interest are:

  Compact Font Format Specification, Version 1.0. Adobe Systems
  TrueType 1.0 Font Files, Technical Specification. Microsoft Corp.

And you can find the Microsoft Typography group at:

  Microsoft Typography Web Site 
  

  Microsoft Typography group
  ttwsite@microsoft.com

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