Definitions for "True Type Font"
TrueType fonts are one-half of the TrueType font technnology originally designed by Apple Computer but widely associated with the Microsoft Windows platform. The other part of the technology is the TrueType rasterizer software built into Mac and Windows operating systems which allows for the display and printing of TrueType fonts. Like other digital typefaces, the TrueType font file contains information such as outlines, hinting instructions, and character mappings (which characters are included in the font). Available for both the Mac and Windows formats, there are slight differences in the TrueType fonts designed for each OS.
An outline font format developed in 1991 by Apple as an alternative to PostScript fonts. You can scale or size the type to almost any point size.
a brand name of font family