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pIqaD computer fonts

This page lists links to Klingon TTF-fonts, assuming you know what you are looking for. For images of the letters and information on their usage, see the page about fonts.

Note that the sorting of the fonts is intentionally not by alphabetical order, but by order of usability and optical appearance.

Fonts for xifan-hol mapping

KLIpIqaDmey

Description: Most known layout, "base pIqaD" for all
Creator: 1993, KLI, by Lawrence M. Schoen
Official page: https://www.kli.org/members-only/kli-fonts/ (members only)
License: Copyright KLI

Klingonska Akademien pIqaD / KApIqaD

Description: identical to base pIqaD, better key mapping (used in this Wiki)
Creator: 1999, Klingonska Akademien, by Zrajm
Official page: http://zrajm.org/nerd/klingon/kapiqad/
License: unknown

Archived files on this wiki:
kapiqad.eot - kapiqad.otf - kapiqad.svg - kapiqad.ttf - kapiqad.woff

KlingonTNG

Description: italic version of base pIqaD
Creator: 1994, creator unknown
Official page: [unknown]
License: unknown

Archived files on this wiki: 0

Klingon Block

Description:
Creator: 1997, Terrence Donnelly
Official page: [unknown]
License: unknown

Archived files on this wiki: 0

Star Trek Discovery

Description: letters as seen in Star Trek: Discovery
Creator: Designed 2016 by Andy Tsang, font created 2018 by Lieven L. Litaer
Official page: [none]
License: unsure

Archived files on this wiki: 0

Klingon Font

Description: not properly drawn, unclear (ugly) copy of KlingonTNG
Creator: 2012, zanatlija / kaiserzharkhan
Official page: https://www.dafont.com/klingon-font.font
(note: don't follow creator's personal site, as it contains spam)
License: "free for personal use"

Zigan Trad

Description: much worse copied version of the base pIqaD
Creator: 1996, © ZLI Zami Laitala
Official page: [unknown]
License: [unknown]

IPA pIqaD

Description: IPA symbols fitting xifan-hol mapping
Creator: 2019, Lieven L. Litaer
Official page: [unknown]
License: unknown

Archived files on this wiki:
IPA-pIqaD.woff

Fonts for Unicode mapping

pIqaD by qurgh

Description: identical to base pIqaD, but mapped on Unicode
Creator: Chris Lipscombe
Official download page: https://hol.kag.org/page/piqadsupport.html
License: unknown

Bing pIqaD

Description: pIqaD used in Bing translator app
Creator: Shawn Steele
Official page: [has been closed]
License: Microsoft Public License (MS-PL)

Code 2000

Description: a font file including tons of writing systems, including Klingon; looks a bit strange
Creator: 1998, James Kass
Official page: [code2000.net - closed since 2011]
License: "may be copied and distributed freely, provided that the contents are intact and unaltered."

Horta

Description: pIqaD based on TOS title cards
Creator: 2016, Tim Larson
Official page: https://fontlibrary.org/en/font/horta
License: SIL Open Font License, Version 1.1.

Klingon pIqaD HaSta

Description:
Creator: 2004–2005 by Mike Neff, kerning modified by Michael Everson
Official page: https://www.evertype.com/fonts/tlh/
License: SIL Open Font License, Version 1.1.

Klingon pIqaD vaHbo'

Description: handwritten style with many dots
Creator: 2004–2005 by Mike Neff, kerning modified by Michael Everson
Official page: https://www.evertype.com/fonts/tlh/
License: SIL Open Font License, Version 1.1.

Klingon pIqaD Mandel

Description: pIqaD with simlarity to Mandel script
Creator: 2004–2005 by Mike Neff, kerning modified by Michael Everson
Official page: https://www.evertype.com/fonts/tlh/
License: SIL Open Font License, Version 1.1.

Nokia Pure HL KLGN (Light/Regular/Bold)

Description: Sans-serif version used in Nokia April fools joke of 2013
Creator: Dalton Maag for Nokia
Official page: [has been closed]
License: unknown

pIqaD qolqoS

Description: Sans-serif pIqaD
Creator: 2018, Daniel Dadap
Official page: https://github.com/dadap/pIqaD-fonts
License: SIL Open Font License, Version 1.1.

mopasan

Description: hand written version
Creator: 2019, Jack Bradley
Official page: [unknown]
License: unknown

Copyright notice

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See also

Category: General    Latest edit: 04 Oct 2020, by KlingonTeacher    Created: 02 Oct 2020 by WikiAdmin
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