F3 (font format)

F3 is an outline font format created by Folio, Inc. Sun Microsystems acquired Folio in 1988,[1] and included 57 F3 fonts and the F3 interpreter, TypeScaler, in its OpenWindows desktop environment. The font format allowed for hinting.[2] The extension of F3 Font Format outlines is .f3b.


  1. ^ "Sun Microsystems Acquires Folio, Inc" (Press release). Sun Microsystems. September 6, 1988. Retrieved 2007-11-12.
  2. ^ comp.fonts FAQ: Sun Info

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