May 26, 2018
Scalable PostScript (Type1) Fonts for MetaFont
mftrace is a small Python program that lets you trace a TeX bitmap font into a PFA or PFB font A PostScript Type1 Scalable Font or TTF TrueType font.
Scalable fonts offer many advantages over bitmaps, as they allow documents to render correctly at many printer resolutions. Moreover, Ghostscript can generate much better PDF, if given scalable PostScript fonts.