TrueTipe — computer font format developed by Apple in the late 1980s.
The fonts in the format used in many modern operating systems. Files with the fonts have the extension name «ttf». Depending on the version of the format, the maximum number of characters stored is limited to values of 28 (256) 216 (65 536) or 232 (4 294 967 296).
Apple owns three patents relating to certain methods for TrueType fonts for output processing circuits at a small size. Since these patents can prevent free use of such methods, the default was disabled FreeType distributed with their support and outlines processes in other