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Last modified: Monday, January 13, 1997 

An outline font technology developed jointly by Microsoft and Apple. Because TrueType support is built into all Windows and Macintosh operating systems, anyone using these operating systems can create documents using TrueType fonts.

Since being introduced in 1991, TrueType has quickly become the dominant font technology for everyday use, and is even displacing PostScript in many publishing environments.

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Phil's Fonts 
Phil's Fonts offers over 15,000 PostScript and TrueType fonts that you can purchase. In addition, the site offers news on new typefaces, an electronic magazine called "Insite", and related links.

TrueType typography history and resources 
Contains resources on TrueType including its history, technology, tools, manufacturers, specifications, related links, and a glossary

Floor 13's font page
Updated weekly, this site offers a collection of downloadable TrueType fonts.

Fontastic truetype font archive
Contains many downloadable shareware, freeware, and public domain fonts.

Microsoft TrueType Typography site
Microsoft's Typography group researches and develops fonts and font technologies, and supports the development of TrueType fonts by independent type vendors. This site provides links to free TrueType fonts and utilities, style sheets, a TrueType FAQ and specifications, and links to typography sites on the Web.

TrueType and antialiasing
Good overview of antialiasing, along with examples, information on Windows 95 font smoothing, hinting, and references to additional information on antialiased type.

Typography Tools and Technologies
Home page for FontLab Developers Group, developers of the FontLab family of font-editing tools and utilities.

Yahoo!'s typefaces page
Yahoo!'s directory of fonts and typefaces.

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