Technical Support

OpenType Font Format

TypeCulture fonts are in CFF OpenType format – a cross-platform font format with advanced typographic features. Learn more about OpenType.

Important! TypeCulture’s OpenType fonts are great typographic tools, but before purchasing OpenType fonts, you should read Adobe’s OpenType ReadMe page for valuable information.  Before buying, find out if you have the computer operating system and applications for making the most of OpenType!

Minimum System Requirements for TypeCulture’s CFF OpenType fonts


  • Macintosh with Intel™ processor
  • Mac OS X
  • 16 MB of RAM (32 MB recommended)
  • If using a PostScript™ printer, the latest AdobePS printer driver is recommended


  • PC using a Pentium™ processor
  • Microsoft Windows™ 95, 98, ME, NT 4 (with Service Pack 4), Windows 2000, Windows XP or Windows Vista
  • ATM Light 4.1 (not required for Windows 2000, Windows XP or Windows Vista)
  • If using a PostScript printer on Windows 95/98/ME, AdobePS printer driver 4.3 or later is recommended
  • If using a PostScript printer on Windows NT4, AdobePS printer driver 5.1.2 or later is recommended
  • 16 MB of RAM (32 MB recommended)

*NOTE:* Windows 2000, Windows XP and Windows Vista provide native support for OpenType .otf fonts and do not require ATM Light or the Adobe PS printer driver.

Web Fonts

  • Screen-optimized TrueType versions of TypeCulture fonts are available through Adobe Typekit’s web font subscription service. Please see more at

OpenType features

  • User access to the OpenType features in TypeCulture’s fonts is available in an increasing number of software applications, e.g. Adobe’s InDesign, Illustrator and Photoshop applications, QuarkXpress (version 7 and later), and CorelDRAW version X6.
  • Apple’s own applications like Pages, Keynote, TextEdit and even FinalCut Pro make use of Apple’s Typography palette to access the OpenType features in each font.