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I undersatnd that in the near future the Creative Cloud applications will no longer support Type 1 Postscript fonts. What about True Type fonts or is the only acceptable format going to be Open Type?

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Adobe Community Professional , May 20, 2021 May 20, 2021
AFAIK, support for True Type will continue. The Open Type specification is partially derivative of True Type, so despite being the "inferior" cousin-format, True Type support will probably survive for some time to come.

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May 20, 2021 May 20, 2021
On behalf of Adobe, yes, support for TrueType fonts will continue for the indefinite future. As @John Mensinger explains, OpenType, both the CFF and the TTF flavours, are effectively extensions of the original TrueType format in terms of file format.

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AFAIK, support for True Type will continue. The Open Type specification is partially derivative of True Type, so despite being the "inferior" cousin-format, True Type support will probably survive for some time to come.

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On behalf of Adobe, yes, support for TrueType fonts will continue for the indefinite future. As @John Mensinger explains, OpenType, both the CFF and the TTF flavours, are effectively extensions of the original TrueType format in terms of file format.

 

- Dov Isaacs, former Adobe Principal Scientist (April 30, 1990 - May 30, 2021)

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