Fonts-TLWG (formerly ThaiFonts-Scalable) is a collection of Thai scalable fonts available in free licenses. Its goal is to provide fonts that conform to existing standards and recommendations, so that it can be a reference implementation.

So, the fonts have to be modified from their original versions as needed, according to following references:

We use FontForge (formerly PfaEdit ) as the development tool. You need it to generate fonts from the downloaded source.


See Fonts-TLWG Announcements.


See the Font Samples page.



This package collects Thai scalable fonts available in free licenses. See individual fonts for their licenses.

Developer Channels

We use thai-linux-foss-devel mailing list as our communication channel for thaifonts-scalable development.

Interesting Tools

  • FontForge -- Outline font editor
  • TTX -- From TrueType to XML and Back
  • Mensis -- To or for, by, with or from TrueType Tables

Interesting Documents