Bitstream Inc. on Wednesday introduced its first OpenType Pro Pack, Charter BT. The pack includes roman, italic, bold, bold italic, black and black italic fonts that include characters originally designed for expert sets. Ligatures, ornaments, old style figures, small caps and superiors are included. OpenType is a cross-platform font format supported on Mac OS X, Windows, Linux and Unix operating systems. Charter BT Pro Pack fonts are available for purchase through
In releasing the new font set, Bitstream CEO Anna Chagnon promised that this is the first of many new OpenType Pro Pack releases. “We are starting with the Bitstream Originals, including Bitstream Iowan Old Style, Bitstream Arrus and Bitstream Amerigo, to name a few. Look for these and other OpenType Pro Packs from Bitstream in the coming months,” said Chagnon.