About Preto Serif
The serif version has been designed to work best at small point sizes (around 8, 9 points). You will not achieve calm, boring or invisible look of your text with Preto Serif. Its long, spiky and sharp serifs contribute to give the typeface a distinct and energetic character. It is very suitable for magazines, corporate identity, brochures or other print materials where a typeface for continuous reading is required.
The ligatures in Preto Serif are very special. You can set them in different tracking values and spacing will increase/decrease consistently in the ligatures as well. Alternative characters in the font files allow you to change the feeling of the text from typical to more special (J, Q, g , &). Each font contains a full set of small caps and many alternative characters for complex typesetting.
Preto is an extensive type family, which explores the function of serifs on readability and legibility. Preto consist of three subfamilies: Sans, Semi and Serif, which are designed for multilingual typesetting. All of the subfamilies have equal grey value in text sizes but different texture which can be use to differentiate languages. Preto subfamilies have two text weights and two bold styles (Regular > Bold, Medium > Black). Every weight has a companion Italic style which have big counter shapes and are ideal for setting the larger amount of text.
Update: (Preto is no longer available as two different packages – Preto and Preto OT Std. Preto OT Std is now called Preto and supports all alternative characters, different numbers, small capitals etc.)
8 (4 Roman + 4 Italics)
Ligatures, Discretionaly ligatures, Stylistic Alternates, Contextual Alternates, All Caps, Small Caps, All Small Caps, Lining Numbers, Tabular Lining Numbers, Tabular Oldstyle Numbers, Slashed Zero, Fractions, Ordinals, Subscript / Inferior, Superscript / Superior, Stylistic Set 1, Stylistic Set 2, Stylistic Set 3, Stylistic Set 4, Localised forms
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