Features

Typography is more approachable than ever.

Design in real-time

See changes in all glyph sets instantly and make design adjustments in a intuitive WYSIWYG mode.

Component editing

Easily remove or add serifs (with a simple click) to give your typeface a special look.

Manual editing with nodes engineering

Intuitively customize the basic shape of letters, serifs, diacritics, and every tiny detail. The parametric technology is based on the skeleton principle: move master points to design your font efficiently.

Switch Alternates

You don’t love that version of the small a? Swiftly switch between glyph alternates to pick the perfect one.

Web preview in real-time

Visualize any font you are working on in real time on any website with the free Prototypo web extension. It gives you the possibility to design your font for the context it will be used in.

Individualization mode

Quickly modify a single glyph or groups of glyphs with ease, without altering the rest of your glyph set.

CC-0 Licence

All Prototypo fonts are under the Creative Commons 0 license. It enables the free distribution of an otherwise copyrighted work, meaning all fonts created in Prototypo can be freely shared and sold for commercial use.

Font templates powered by Production Type

All Prototypo fonts are powered by the award-winning type foundry Production Type.

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Export to OTF format

Export fonts to OTF formats to use them for any web and print projects with no usage restrictions. Once you’ve downloaded the font, it’s yours, and you own it forever.  

Export to Glyphr Studio

Directly export Prototypo font creations to open source font editor Glyphr Studio.

Import fonts as background

Import your own static font into Prototypo workspace as background image to draw inspiration and comparisons from the font you are working on.

Collaborative design

Coming soon

There are two ways to quickly create new typefaces: parametric fonts and collaboration and Prototypo masters both. Start creating a new font and exchange with your design team all within the application. Propose new shapes, validate and iterate: Speed up your workflow with the direct communication between team members to get perfect outcomes.

Hosting

Coming soon

Host fonts on your website straight from the Prototypo app. Need corrections or want to touch up your design? Update all hosted fonts in a matter of seconds.

Shared Library

Coming soon

Share your creations with your team and the Prototypo community. Find inspiration or start from an existing font to fit your needs.