Aniron

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(EN) The quick brown fox jumps over the lazy dog. (NL) Op brute wijze ving de schooljuf de quasi-kalme lynx. (CS) Nechť již hříšné saxofony ďáblů rozezvučí síň úděsnými tóny waltzu, tanga a quickstepu. (HU) Jó foxim és don Quijote húszwattos lámpánál ülve egy pár bűvös cipőt készít. (RO) Înjurând pițigăiat, zoofobul comandă vexat whisky și tequila. (RU) Разъяренный чтец эгоистично бьёт пятью жердями шустрого фехтовальщика. (BG) Огньове изгаряха с блуждаещи пламъци любовта човешка на Орфей. (SR) Фијуче ветар у шибљу, леди пасаже и куће иза њих и гунђа у оџацима. (EL) Ταχίστη αλώπηξ βαφής ψημένη γη, δρασκελίζει υπέρ νωθρού κυνός. Type your own text to test the font!
Description

The Aniron font is a replication of the font used in the front and end credits of Peter Jackson’s “The Lord Of The Rings” trilogy. It has been created by analyzing the characters in the movie credits as well as “Lord of the Rings”. I created some missing characters, as well as the punctuation, numbers and some other characters. Also, a Cyrillic character set has been created from scratch.

The font contains the following character tables:
  • Latin alphabet (the usual)
  • Extended Western characters (accent characters like í, ä)
  • Cyrillic characters (Russian alphabet)
  • Numbers, punctuation etc.

You can use the Aniron font for headers as well as for paragraph text. Some measures have been done to ensure that it looks good and readable in both cases. The Unicode version of Aniron contains 2660 kerning pairs.
The font contains two main Unicode tables – the Western (containing accent letters) and the Cyrillic (Russian letters). The main advantage of Unicode is the possibility of using Cyrillic characters without losing the accent letters, which Western users are more likely to require. To use Cyrillic in Unicode programs (like Microsoft Word), it is sufficient to switch the keyboard layout to Russian. Then the Cyrillic character set will automatically be selected. (Pete Klassen)

Design, Publisher, Copyright, License

Design: Pete Klassen

Publisher: Pete Klassen

Copyright 2004 by Pete Klassen. All rights reserved.

License: The Aniron font is © Pete Klassen, 2004. All Rights Reserved. You are allowed to distribute this font free of charge only, and only with the complete contents of the original archive file included. You are allowed to use this font for private use only. Commercial use and/or modification of this font are not allowed.

Pete Klassen

Pete “The Hutt” Klassen created the “Lord of the Rings” movie logo font, Ringbearer Medium (2002), as well as Aniron (2004), an uncial typeface that was used in the credits of the same movie.
Typefaces: Aniron, Ringbearer

More… Luc Devroye | Type Desing Information

Free License

Download for PERSONAL USE: Dropbox

Look for newer versions and changes: Thehutt

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