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I have a perplexing problem that has taken some time to nail down. I was batch converting several fonts with Transtype Pro 3, and came across an oddity. My effort was to group Postscript Fonts converted from TrueType in Suitcases that made sense.
In the process, many of the suitcases lost a substantial amount of data, but I discovered the program only removed the data if I changed any of the font's info, which was almost impossible to avoid in a process like this. Upon experimentation, I discovered that the suitcase remained the same size as it's unconverted counterpart if I left the information untouched. This would have left many a font orphaned from it's family, not to mention a lot of other housekeeping problems.
I am transferring my Fonts from my Mac to my PC and there are some formats that can't be read on the PC. I am using a program called TransType (version 3) to change the font for use with Windows. I wanted to know what is the best format to change the font files to? The options I have are:
-Win Truetype/Opentype TT
-Win Type 1
I am not sure what to change the font to at the moment I'm using the Opentype PS setting, As I know Opentype is multi Platform. I would be primarily using these fonts with Adobe CS5 programs.
I use type a lot in my work but am quite naive to the formats and there pro and cons any help would be great.