OpenDocument Format

Font embedding

OpenDocument Format is standardised by OASIS and adopted by ISO/IEC JTC1 SC34. ODF is the current best practice for sharing and storing office documents across the industry. ODF makes your documents such as texts or presentations more portable across operating systems and devices by allowing you to attach the fonts you use to a document.

Add missing fonts to your files

Are you using a productivity tool that cannot yet embed fonts in your documents? With this free online tool based on the open source WebODF you can easily embed any font you want.

With ViewerJS you can then for instance include a great looking document straight into your website, without any further dependencies.

Target - drop files here

Just drag and drop any ODF documents onto this page. All the fonts used inside the file(s) will listed. Now do the same for any fonts you wish to include and tick the checkbox behind each font you want to embed. You can add more than one document, and more than one font too!

These are the steps you need to take

  • Drag and drop one or more documents (text documents, presentations or even spreadsheets) onto the page
  • You see a table with documents. The columns are made up from the fonts that are referenced inside each document(s). You don’t necessarily have see to each font that is referenced, it can also be referenced by a style that is not used.
  • Now drag and drop the font file(s) (these end on .ttf/.otf) from your computer onto this page as well. If the font you’ve added is not yet in the list, it is added to it.
  • Now check the box behind each font you want to include in the column underneath the document you’ve added. You can only add fonts to a document that uses them.
  • Download the document that now includes your font by clicking on the document name

Consider other users by including fonts

We live in a time where people and organisations you have to interact with all around the world – customers, employees, citizens and vendors – work with a multitude of devices (workstation, laptops, tablet, mobile devices) from different vendors in many different circumstances. Including your fonts makes sure that your audience sees your document as you intended.

Fontos originally created by Jos van den Oever. Fontos uses the following open source-projects: WebODF by KO GmbH (Affero GPL) and OpenType.js by Frederik De Bleser (MIT license).