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Direc­tory fonts/droid

 Droid, version 3.1

The Droid typeface family was designed in the fall of 2006 by Ascender's Steve
Matteson, as a commission from Google to create a set of system fonts for its
Android platform. The goal was to provide optimal quality and comfort on a
mobile handset when rendered in application menus, web browsers and for other
screen text. It consists of Droid Serif, Droid Sans and Droid Sans Mono.

The font family is available in the Android Git tree as TrueType-flavored
OpenType files licensed under the Apache License version 2.0.

This package provides support for Droid in LaTeX, including XeLaTeX and
LuaLaTeX. It includes the original OpenType fonts, as well as Type 1 versions,
converted for this package using FontForge for full support with LaTeX and

Notice that this package does not support the Droid Pro family sold by
Ascender. Notice also that the Noto font family is considered to be the
successor for Droid, with better Unicode coverage and more weights and shapes

This package is released under the LaTeX Project Public License, either version
1.3c or above, with the exception of the .ttf and .pfb files, released under the
Apache License version 2.0.

If you have comments about the package, please contact Mohamed El Morabity
(melmorabity AT fedoraproject DOT org).

Down­load the con­tents of this pack­age in one zip archive (4.5M).

droid – sup­port for the Droid font fam­i­lies

The Droid type­face fam­ily was de­signed in the fall of 2006 by Steve Mat­te­son, as a com­mis­sion from Google to cre­ate a set of sys­tem fonts for its An­droid plat­form. The goal was to pro­vide op­ti­mal qual­ity and com­fort on a mo­bile hand­set when ren­dered in ap­pli­ca­tion menus, web browsers and for other screen text. The Droid fam­ily con­sists of Droid Serif, Droid Sans and Droid Sans Mono fonts, li­censed un­der the Apache Li­cense Ver­sion 2.0.

The bun­dle in­cludes the fonts in both TrueType and Adobe Type 1 for­mats.

The pack­age does not sup­port the Droid Pro fam­ily of fonts, avail­able for pur­chase from the As­cen­der foundry.

Li­censesApache Li­cense, ver­sion 2.0
The Project Public Li­cense 1.3c
Main­tainerSteve Mat­te­son
Mo­hamed El Mora­bity
TDS archivedroid.tds.zip
Con­tained inTeX Live as droid
MiKTeX as droid
TopicsFont Type1
Font TTF
Font sup­port
Sans Font
Monospaced Font
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