Definitions for "TrueType"
This is a font standard developed by Apple and used in Mac OS version 7. Later, Apple licensed the technology to Microsoft, which used it in Windows 3.1...
A ubiquitous font format initially developed by Apple Computer, Inc., popularized by Apple and Microsoft, and supported by most font foundries and many software and hardware vendors.
A font format developed by Apple Systems, Inc. and licensed to Microsoft Corp. Truetype fonts are natively supported by the Windows and Mac operating Systems. On the Mac, both the printer and screen fonts are combined in a single TrueType font suitcase file.