.TTF File Extension

TrueType Font File

A TTF file stores a font that can be installed on operating systems like macOS and Windows. TrueType fonts can resize to any size without losing quality. They look the same printed as on screen. Apple...

General Information

Title TTF File Extension
Extension .ttf
Full Form TrueType Font File
File Type Font File
Developer Apple Computer
MIME Type font/ttf

File Function

Primary Function Display text
Additional Functions Embedding, Print and display
Features Scalable, Outlines

File Characteristics

Quality High resolution
Supports Layers No
Supports Transparency No
Editable With software

Use Cases

Desktop Publishing Yes
Web Design Yes
Graphic Design Yes

Security and Practices

Security Risks Font vulnerabilities
Best Practices Valid sources, Regular updates

Historical/Version Information

Initial Release 1980s
Latest Version Varies by font

Associated Types

Similar Extensions .otf, .woff, .woff2

Software Compatibility

Software Usage Policy OS Compatibility
Microsoft Windows Included Windows
macOS Included Mac
Adobe Creative Suite Subscription Windows, Mac
FontForge Free Windows, Mac, Linux