glyphsLib 6.3.0


A bridge from Glyphs source files (.glyphs) to UFOs

A bridge from Glyphs source files (.glyphs) to UFOs

Stars: 165, Watchers: 165, Forks: 53, Open Issues: 160

The googlefonts/glyphsLib repo was created 7 years ago and the last code push was 1 weeks ago.
The project is popular with 165 github stars!

How to Install glyphslib

You can install glyphslib using pip

pip install glyphslib

or add it to a project with poetry

poetry add glyphslib

Package Details

James Godfrey-Kittle
Apache Software License 2.0
GitHub Repo:


  • Multimedia/Graphics
  • Multimedia/Graphics/Editors/Vector-Based
  • Multimedia/Graphics/Graphics Conversion
No  glyphslib  pypi packages just yet.


A list of common glyphslib errors.

Code Examples

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GitHub Issues

The glyphslib package has 160 open issues on GitHub

  • Anchors propagation for Arabic mark ligatures
  • Different alternate layers to components not supported
  • Can't export with smart component
  • bad interpolation with intermediate layers
  • Glyphs3
  • Support (or don't) Glyphs-specific variable feature syntax
  • [glyphdata] handle production names for ligatures with script suffixes

See more issues on GitHub