谷歌开源新字体 Roboto-serif ,Android 系统字体的变种

Google open source new font Roboto-serif, a variant of Android system font

On February 16th, Google launched a new open source font, Roboto-serif (machine serif), which is designed to make reading in any format (digital, print) more comfortable and focused on different sizes of fonts. Keeping the same display effect on the device, it is a member of the Google Roboto superfamily font family.

 

Google introduced Roboto as a new system font for Android in 2011. Over time, Roboto font variants have grown to form the Roboto superfamily, which includes fonts such as Roboto Sans, Mono, Slab, and Condensed.

Roboto-serif is the newest member of this font family. As a variable font, Roboto-serif has four attribute values:

Weight: 100–900
Width: condensed, regular, extended
Optical size: with or without size, 8–144
Grade: -50–100

The official introduction to it is as follows:

Roboto Serif is a family of variable fonts designed to create a comfortable, frictionless reading experience, it is minimal and powerful, and thanks to a wide range of weights and widths in a wide range of optical sizes, it can be used anywhere (even for applications). program interface) are very useful. While it’s been engineered to work well in digital media, it’s equally comfortable to read and work in print media across all the size and resolution ranges we have today.

The font is open source based on the OFL (Open Font License) license and can be previewed or downloaded from the Google Fonts website.

“You are free to use them in your products and projects – print or digital, commercial or otherwise.”

From its GitHub repo, Roboto Serif appears to have been completed last year, but it wasn’t released until February of this year.

2 月 16 日,谷歌推出了一款新的开源字体 Roboto-serif (机器衬线) ,该字体旨在让任何格式的阅读(数字格式、印刷格式)都更加舒适,且专注于在不同尺寸的设备上保持相同的显示效果,属于谷歌 Roboto superfamily 字体家族的一员。

 

谷歌在 2011 年推出 Roboto 字体作为 Android 新的系统字体。随着时间的推移,Roboto 字体的变体逐渐增多,形成了 Roboto superfamily 字体家族,内含 Roboto Sans、Mono、Slab 和 Condensed 等字体。

Roboto-serif 为该字体家族最新一员,作为一种可变字体,Roboto-serif 具有四个属性值:

  • Weight: 100–900
  • Width: condensed, regular, extended
  • Optical size: with or without size, 8–144
  • Grade: -50–100

官方对其介绍如下:

Roboto Serif 是一个可变字体系列,旨在创造舒适、无摩擦的阅读体验,它体积最小且功能强大,由于在广泛的光学尺寸范围内具有广泛的重量和宽度,它在任何地方(甚至对于应用程序界面)都很有用。虽然它经过精心设计,可以在数字媒体中很好地工作,但在我们今天拥有的所有尺寸和分辨率范围内,它在印刷媒体中阅读和工作同样舒适。

该字体基于 OFL (Open Font License)许可证开源,可以在Google Fonts 网站预览或下载该字体

“您可以在您的产品和项目中自由地使用它们——印刷或数字、商业或其他方式。”

从它的 GitHub 仓库动态来看,Roboto Serif 似乎在去年就已完成,但直到今年 2 月才发布。

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