Web Open Fonts

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For 'Frequently Asked Questions' on Web Open Fonts, like What is WOFF? Click here.

If you want to wrap your truetype/opentype fonts you will need sfnt2woff utility.

The newer version of woff is more compact and called woff2.

Check Your Browsers

We have wrapped our main font 'Akhil HE' in a WOFF and WOFF2 wrappers for this web-page.

This web-page contains text of a complex script (देवनागरी). Please load this page (that you are reading now) in different browsers for comparing/testing their capabilities in handling aforementioned Font that conforms to WOFF/W3C standards.

So ideally every browser should display (render) all the text (English as well as Sanskrit) on this page using our font 'Akhil HE'.

Most of the modern browsers are now beginning to support Web Open Fonts.

Firefox and Chrome downloads our font mentioned in the CSS ('Akhil HE')! Newer versions also typeset following complex text properly. Sometimes English text is displayed using browser's default font!

ॐ भूर्भुवः॒ स्वः॒

तत्स॑वितुर्वरे॑ण्यम् भ॒र्गो॑ दे॒वस्य॑ धीमहि। धियो॒ यो नः॑ प्रचो॒दया॑त्॥

ॐ भूर्भुवः॒ स्वः॒ तत्स॑वितुर्वरे॑ण्यम् भ॒र्गो॑ दे॒वस्य॑ धीमहि। धियो॒ यो नः॑ प्रचो॒दया॑त्॥

We have put the above Nagari text in an embedded PDF file (generated by OpenOffice/LibreOffice) so that you can see text composed using our font! PDF renderer may not be using delta hints from our font and text may not be clear at small point sizes.

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Check the following PNG image for the correct rendering of the Nagari text using our font.

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This content will keep on changing till most common browsers start displaying complex/Indic text using WOFF2 properly! Return after 3 months. We will continue testing newer versions of browsers as and when possible!

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