Microsoft today announced that they have pushed out the new
Font Maker app for Windows 10 users in the Microsoft Store. The
app is available for download from the Microsoft Store.
The Font Maker app, as the name suggests, lets users to create
their own fonts. It lets users to design their own fonts with
the help of each letter and symbol before configuring it in
Microsoft which released a new
Windows 10 Build 17704 yesterday announced
improvements to the Font Maker app. The app also brings with it
support for pens which means that users will be able to use the
Surface Pen to sketch out any special font before putting it to
use in Windows 10.
The app allows users to create and use a new font in Windows 10
apart from the default fonts which are already available for
users. Microsoft had released the app in the Microsoft Store on
March 3 and has been available since then for download.
“With the Microsoft Font Maker app you can use your pen to
create a custom font based on the nuances of your own
handwriting,” Microsoft’s Windows Insider program chief Dona
Sarkar said in a blog post.
However we would like to inform our users that the Font app
will be available for download only for users who have
installed Windows 10 Fall Creators Update and above.
This would mean that any older versions prior to the Fall
Creators Update would not be able to download or access the
application from the Microsoft Store.
Microsoft has already brought some pen related features like
writing and drawing to its Outlook Mail and Calendar
application in the previous updates and we expect Microsoft to
bring more improvements to the Font Maker app in the coming
The latest Windows 10 preview build comes with some other major
changes as well. For example Microsoft Edge comes with a new
and improved user-friendly design.