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Datafork TrueType

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Datafork TrueType is a font wrapper used on Apple Macintosh computers running Mac OS X. It is a TrueType suitcase with the resource map in the data fork, rather than the resource fork as had been the case in Mac OS 9. It uses the file extension .dfont.

Datafork font
Filename extension.dfont
Internet media typeapplication/x-dfont
Uniform Type Identifier (UTI)com.apple.truetype-datafork-suitcase-font
UTI conformationpublic.truetype-font
Developed byApple, Inc.
Type of formatComputer font
Container forTrueType
Open format?No

Mac OS X Snow LeopardEdit

In Mac OS X 10.6, released August 28, 2009, the dfont format is being (gradually) replaced with the TrueType Collection format.[1]

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