The easiest way to make your own fonts

Fontself Maker is an extension for Illustrator and Photoshop CC to quickly turn any lettering into OpenType fonts.

Photoshop & Illustrator panels
Illustrator or Photoshop
CC 2015.3 to 2024
Illustrator CCPhotoshop CC

NEW: Try our brand new experience on iPad

Trusted by thousands of creatives and companies

They use Fontself
They use Fontself

Create professional fonts in minutes

Fontself Maker brings you font creator superpowers in Illustrator & Photoshop.
Enjoy these new skills in your next creative projects!

convert any shape into font

Convert any shape
into a character

Just drag & Drop to create a font

Drag & drop to create fonts in seconds 

Export OTF font files

Export actual
OpenType fonts

Mac or PC

Run on both 
Mac & PC

Create font with alternates


Make fonts with ligatures


Make fonts with kerning

Spacing & Kerning

Make color fonts

Color fonts

Kerning made easy
Create fonts with Kerning


Create & adjust kerning pairs and kerning groups to precisely space your glyphs
Create fonts with ligatures


Easily create ligatures or illustrated words to enrich your fonts
Create fonts with ligatures
Make fonts with alternates
Make fonts with alternates


Create alternative glyphs to add a unique touch to your designs
OpenType-SVG color fonts

Color fonts

Create OpenType-SVG fonts that feature colors, shades, gradients & opacity
Create Color fonts

Use your own fonts on web & mobile

Fontself Catapult is our companion service to Fontself Maker
(Currently in free beta for Illustrator users)

Export OTF font files

Publish & host web fonts in seconds

Just drag & Drop

No mess with font files
(just use 2 lines of code)

Export OTF font files

Preview fonts on any website (extension soon)

Mac or PC

Use fonts on your mobile (iOS app)

Save hours of work with Smart Metrics

Adjust spacing & kerning of all glyphs in one click ūüöÄ
Smart Metrics
Available as part of our free updates

Unlock a latent skill you already have

“I've always been intimidated by font creation programs but Fontself Maker is so easy to use that a whole new world of possibilities opened up to me."
Alex Trochut
Alex Trochut
Designer, illustrator & letterer
Justin AU
Justin AU
Art director, Ogilvy & Mather New York
‚ÄúFontself Maker allows designers to turn any vector artwork into a typeface, including color, gradients, and all other kinds of fun.¬†It‚Äôs a¬†real¬†game¬†changer.‚ÄĚ

Use your fonts (+ free creative ones) on your mobile

Discover cool fresh fonts that you can use to chat or post original messages.
Fontself iOS app
Download the Fontself iOS app

Gilbert, an iconic color font made with Fontself

Gilbert Color, a font made with Fontself

Create custom fonts that fit your designs

Discover amazing fonts made by thousands of Fontself users

Sample fonts

and many other awesome projects on our blog

Bring typography to your classroom

Join thousands of students & educators from all around the world
Schools love Fontself
Schools love Fontself
Get up to 50% discount

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Schools & Universities
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An untapped opportunity at your fingertips

Thousands of Fontself users are making money with their fonts

Font collection
Franz, Mohamed and JoelKickstarter funded!

100% indy font software

Hello, we are 3 guys with a simple goal: to bring you the most user-friendly font creation tools. Yep, 'cause self-expression rules !!! ✊

Our journey started back in 2006. We had several attempts along the years, but in 2015 something really cool happened: 760 Kickstarter backers decided we should keep working and ship some of the cool prototypes we'd built.
We are now dedicated to crafting creative tools that any creative can use.

Oh, if you make some really cool stuff with Fontself Maker, we’d love to see it & share it with the community. So feel free to ping us, or to tag your creations on Twitter & Instagram with #fontself

Typography revolution
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Meet our amazing community

Discover Welcome to Typocracy, a book showcasing over a hundred amazing projects made by our users
Book coverBook photo
Book perspectiveBook color fonts
You can download it as a FREE PDF or get your own printed copy.

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