A step towards advanced Urdu Typography Urdu Nastaliq Font for Web and Mobile applications
سلیقے سے ہواؤں میں جو خوشبو گھول سکتے ہیں
ابھی کچھ لوگـ باقی ہیں جو اُردو بول سکتے ہیں
Mehr Nastaliq Web is especially developed according to the needs of modern web publishing and mobile applications following the calligraphy of Nasrullah Mehr, a famous font designer and Internationally awarded calligrapher of Pakistan.
Mehr Nastaliq Web OTF is the first font of Mehr font family, contains approximately 470 glyphs, including symbols and English support. This font allows Urdu computing on all platforms supporting OTF specifications e.g. Microsoft Windows, Unix, Linux, and Android. This font also enables web publishing, and electronic communication in Urdu using existing software (without any plug-ins) supporting OTF specifications, e.g. Google Chrome, Internet Explorer, Netscape Navigator, Mozilla and Safari.
This font has following features:
Faster rendering speed as compared to other Nastaliq fonts
OTF Font file size reduced up to an amazing 108 kb only
Best look according to National Calligraphic Standards
Open Type, character based, Lahori Nastaliq Font
Aaraab and marks support
Limited Kashida support
Reduced line height
Mehr Nastaliq Web is a project of Center for Speech and Language Technologies (CSaLT) at Information Technology University, Lahore.
Calligrapher: Nasrullah Mehr
Font Designer: Muhammad Zeeshan Nasar
Project Supervisor: Dr. Agha Ali Raza
Project Director: Dr. Umar Saif
Project Coordinator: Sohail Abdullah
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Our team is further going to develop a character based Nastaliq calligraphic font using advanced OT features, which will give complete solution to desktop publishing industry.
Copyright (c) by Center for Speech and Language Technologies (CSaLT), Information Technology University of the Punjab, Lahore, Pakistan. Your use of the Mehr Nastaliq Web Font is subject to our Creative Commons License, which lets you remix, tweak, and build upon our work even for commercial purposes, as long as you credit us and license your new creations under the identical terms.
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