Snapguide

How to make a font on the ipad

A quick guide for using the iFontMaker app. When you're done, load into an iPad app or on your computer.

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Open the iFontMaker app.  This is the window to get started.

Open the iFontMaker app. This is the window to get started.

To begin, choose a brush setting and adjust line weight. With your finger or stylus start drawing!

To begin, choose a brush setting and adjust line weight. With your finger or stylus start drawing!

When you finish making your uppercase letters, lowercase letters and numbers export your file to "Build Font via 2TTF.com".

When you finish making your uppercase letters, lowercase letters and numbers export your file to "Build Font via 2TTF.com".

This blue box will appear. Wait for your 4-digit PIN.

This blue box will appear. Wait for your 4-digit PIN.

Write or remember your PIN. Tap "Browse".

Write or remember your PIN. Tap "Browse".

Enter your PIN.

Enter your PIN.

Tap "Type Tester" to see your font in a variety of sizes.

Tap "Type Tester" to see your font in a variety of sizes.

Tap "Download". I downloaded my font to Dropbox.

Tap "Download". I downloaded my font to Dropbox.

Load your '.ttf' onto your computer. See my Snapguide about loading your new font into the iPad app, Inkpad. Good luck!

  • iPad
  • iFontmaker app
  • Index finger or stylus