JanaSanskrit (RJJanaSanskrit.TTF)

Font Syllabary

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Font Specifications and Notes

Source: Developed by CDAC (Mumbai) by R. K. Joshi and Jai Mhatre, and available for free download from the Technology Development for Indian Languages (TDIL) site.
Stats: JanaSanskrit Version 0.99.1 has 941 glyphs and no kerning pairs.
OpenType Layout Tables: Devanagari.

Special Notes: A remark from the JanaSanskrit download page at TDIL: "JanaSanskrit is recommended to be used for continuous text in minimum 18 pt. Size (on screen) and 12 pt. Size (on paper)." These fonts are designed for use with IndiX, a localization of the Linux operating system into five Indian languages: Hindi, Marathi, Sanskrit, Tamil, and Kannada.

Text Sample

The opening lines of Kalidasa's Meghaduta, taken from the Unicode Sanskrit Documents website.

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