These are TYPE I Fonts and are the preferred fonts.
This collection of modified Pali Type 1 fonts have been made available after other Pali modified Type 1 fonts were found to be unusable or unsuitable. The fonts follow the CSX convention – there is more about this in the readme.txt in each font family zip file.
You are welcome to E-mail Phil Thompson with questions on Pali fonts – PC platform only. PDFs on this page will explain how to make MS Word Macros for Pali characters
Pali Font Resources:
CHANDRA’S Type 1 PALI FONTS in PC and MACINTOSH FORMAT.
Information about Pali Type 1 Fonts, Character Sets and Issues.
Word Pali Macro Guide, by Phil Thompson.
Chandra’s Modified Pali Type 1 fonts for PC OS.
Information on Standardization of Sanskrit / Pali fonts. (PDF document)
Text file for Installing Fonts on the Macintosh.
Understanding Font Formats for the Macintosh (PDF document).
Zipped file of Chandra’s Macintosh Pali Fonts for Mac OS.
Extra Pali Type 1 fonts – which has six new Pali font subdirectories inside with six new Pali font families. There are explanations of how usually these Pali fonts have been resurrected/repaired so that they now work in Windows.
Pali Type 1 Fonts Converted to TrueType Fonts:
This collection of fonts below originally made by Chandra Yenco as Type 1 fonts have been converted to True Type Fonts. It is recommended that for paper print and PDF making that the better performing Type 1 font format be used. These True Type fonts can now be embedded.
PALI True Type Fonts converted from the above Pali Type 1 Fonts
Pali Bookman (10 TTF)
Pali Charter (10 TTF)
Pali Helvetica (10 TTF)
Pali Palatino (10 TTF)
Pali Times (10 TTF)
Pali Chancery (1 TTF only)
Complete Collection of 51 Pali TTFs in 5 families + Pali Chancery – decorative.