Now that we have covered how fantastic the Opentype format is, the main question is how can a user access them? Unfortunately there is no standard interface that was imposed and even in the designer friendly Adobe software, the interface changes from application to application. Below is a quick preview of the 3 main design softwares and their Opentype layout.

Standard Glyphs

Ignorance typeface

Adobe® Illustrator CC

Illustrator is the only Adobe application that offers a seperate tab that is specific to the Opentype features.

Adobe® Photoshop CC

Adobe® Indesign CC

Indesign offers the largest range of Opentype support even going as far as to offer the Stylistics sets, hopefully in future releases of Adobe, a more harmonised interface will be imagined.

Opentype Supported Software*

 

Adobe Illustrator CS +

Adobe Photoshop CS +

Adobe Indesign CS +

Adobe Aftereffects CS +

 

Microsoft Word 2010 +

 

Quark Express 7 +

 

Corel Draw

 

 

* Please refer to your software specifications for further information on Opentype support. In cases of non support of features, the typefaces will function but without Language or Advanced features support

 

 

 

Basic Roman Support

Basic Roman Support

Basic Roman Support

Basic Roman Support

 

Basic Roman Support

 

Basic Roman Support

 

Basic Roman Support

 

 

Multilingual Support

Multilingual Support

Multilingual Support

Multilingual Support

 

Multilingual Support

 

Multilingual Support

 

Multilingual Support

 

 

 

Advanced Features Support

Advanced Features Support

Advanced Features Support

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Advanced Features Support

 

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