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Charter BT

Charter BT by Bitstream
Individual Styles from $49.00
Complete family of 6 fonts: $155.99
Charter BT Font Family was designed by Matthew Carter, and published by Bitstream. Charter BT contains 6 styles and family package options. More about this family
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Charter BT Roman
Charter BT Roman
Charter BT Italic
Charter BT Bold
Charter BT Bold Italic
Charter BT Black
Charter BT Black Italic

Charter BT Roman - Glyph Count: 614

This is a listing of all 614 glyphs contained in the font, including OpenType variants that may only be accessible via OpenType-aware applications.

Each basic character (“A”) is followed by Unicode variants of the same character (Á, Ä…), then OpenType variants (small caps, alternates, ligatures…). This way you can see all the variations on a single character in one place.

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    Charter BT Roman
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    Charter BT Italic
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    Charter BT Bold
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    Charter BT Black
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  • Charter BT Roman image
  • Full Font Name: Charter BT Pro Roman
    Family Name: Charter BT Pro
    Sub-Family Name: Roman
    Version: Version 1.01 Opentype
    Glyph Count: 614
    File Size: 120848
    Character Sets: ASCII,EBCDIC-CP-BE (Western Europe),IBM CP 037 (English),IBM CP 1026 (Turkish),IBM CP 1140 (Western Europe),ISO Latin-1,ISO Latin-13 (Baltic),ISO Latin-15 (Western Europe),ISO Latin-2 (Central and Eastern Europe),ISO Latin-9 (Turkish),MS CP 1250 (Central and Eastern Europe),MS CP 1252 (Western Europe),MS CP 1254 (Turkish),MS CP 1257 (Baltic),Mac Central Europe
    OT Features: aalt c2sc dnom frac kern liga numr onum ordn ornm pnum salt sinf smcp sups tnum
    Supported Languages: Bosnian, Catalan, Czech, Danish, German, English, Spanish, Estonian, Finnish, French, Irish, Croatian, Hungarian, Icelandic, Italian, Lithuanian, Latvian, Norwegian, Polish, Portuguese, Slovak, Slovenian, Albanian, Swedish, Turkish
  • Charter BT Italic image
  • Full Font Name: Charter BT Pro Italic
    Family Name: Charter BT Pro
    Sub-Family Name: Italic
    Version: Version 1.00 Opentype
    Glyph Count: 478
    File Size: 99300
    Character Sets: ASCII,EBCDIC-CP-BE (Western Europe),IBM CP 037 (English),IBM CP 1026 (Turkish),IBM CP 1140 (Western Europe),ISO Latin-1,ISO Latin-13 (Baltic),ISO Latin-15 (Western Europe),ISO Latin-2 (Central and Eastern Europe),ISO Latin-9 (Turkish),MS CP 1250 (Central and Eastern Europe),MS CP 1252 (Western Europe),MS CP 1254 (Turkish),MS CP 1257 (Baltic),Mac Central Europe
    OT Features: aalt c2sc dnom frac kern liga numr onum ordn ornm pnum sinf smcp sups tnum
    Supported Languages: Bosnian, Catalan, Czech, Danish, German, English, Spanish, Estonian, Finnish, French, Irish, Croatian, Hungarian, Icelandic, Italian, Lithuanian, Latvian, Norwegian, Polish, Portuguese, Slovak, Slovenian, Albanian, Swedish, Turkish
  • Charter BT Bold image
  • Full Font Name: Charter BT Bd Pro Bold
    Family Name: Charter BT Bd Pro
    Sub-Family Name: Bold
    Version: Version 1.00 Opentype
    Glyph Count: 614
    File Size: 121552
    Character Sets: ASCII,EBCDIC-CP-BE (Western Europe),IBM CP 037 (English),IBM CP 1026 (Turkish),IBM CP 1140 (Western Europe),ISO Latin-1,ISO Latin-13 (Baltic),ISO Latin-15 (Western Europe),ISO Latin-2 (Central and Eastern Europe),ISO Latin-9 (Turkish),MS CP 1250 (Central and Eastern Europe),MS CP 1252 (Western Europe),MS CP 1254 (Turkish),MS CP 1257 (Baltic),Mac Central Europe
    OT Features: aalt c2sc dnom frac kern liga numr onum ordn ornm pnum salt sinf smcp sups tnum
    Supported Languages: Bosnian, Catalan, Czech, Danish, German, English, Spanish, Estonian, Finnish, French, Irish, Croatian, Hungarian, Icelandic, Italian, Lithuanian, Latvian, Norwegian, Polish, Portuguese, Slovak, Slovenian, Albanian, Swedish, Turkish
  • Charter BT Bold Italic image
  • Full Font Name: Charter BT Bd Pro Bold Italic
    Family Name: Charter BT Bd Pro
    Sub-Family Name: Bold Italic
    Version: Version 1.00 Opentype
    Glyph Count: 478
    File Size: 102412
    Character Sets: ASCII,EBCDIC-CP-BE (Western Europe),IBM CP 037 (English),IBM CP 1026 (Turkish),IBM CP 1140 (Western Europe),ISO Latin-1,ISO Latin-13 (Baltic),ISO Latin-15 (Western Europe),ISO Latin-2 (Central and Eastern Europe),ISO Latin-9 (Turkish),MS CP 1250 (Central and Eastern Europe),MS CP 1252 (Western Europe),MS CP 1254 (Turkish),MS CP 1257 (Baltic),Mac Central Europe
    OT Features: aalt c2sc dnom frac kern liga numr onum ordn ornm pnum sinf smcp sups tnum
    Supported Languages: Bosnian, Catalan, Czech, Danish, German, English, Spanish, Estonian, Finnish, French, Irish, Croatian, Hungarian, Icelandic, Italian, Lithuanian, Latvian, Norwegian, Polish, Portuguese, Slovak, Slovenian, Albanian, Swedish, Turkish
  • Charter BT Black image
  • Full Font Name: Charter BT Pro Black
    Family Name: Charter BT Pro
    Sub-Family Name: Black
    Version: Version 1.00 Opentype
    Glyph Count: 478
    File Size: 95468
    Character Sets: ASCII,EBCDIC-CP-BE (Western Europe),IBM CP 037 (English),IBM CP 1026 (Turkish),IBM CP 1140 (Western Europe),ISO Latin-1,ISO Latin-13 (Baltic),ISO Latin-15 (Western Europe),ISO Latin-2 (Central and Eastern Europe),ISO Latin-9 (Turkish),MS CP 1250 (Central and Eastern Europe),MS CP 1252 (Western Europe),MS CP 1254 (Turkish),MS CP 1257 (Baltic),Mac Central Europe
    OT Features: aalt c2sc dnom frac kern liga numr onum ordn ornm pnum sinf smcp sups tnum
    Supported Languages: Bosnian, Catalan, Czech, Danish, German, English, Spanish, Estonian, Finnish, French, Irish, Croatian, Hungarian, Icelandic, Italian, Lithuanian, Latvian, Norwegian, Polish, Portuguese, Slovak, Slovenian, Albanian, Swedish, Turkish
  • Charter BT Black Italic image
  • Full Font Name: Charter BT Pro Black Italic
    Family Name: Charter BT Pro
    Sub-Family Name: Black Italic
    Version: Version 1.00 Opentype
    Glyph Count: 478
    File Size: 101204
    Character Sets: ASCII,EBCDIC-CP-BE (Western Europe),IBM CP 037 (English),IBM CP 1026 (Turkish),IBM CP 1140 (Western Europe),ISO Latin-1,ISO Latin-13 (Baltic),ISO Latin-15 (Western Europe),ISO Latin-2 (Central and Eastern Europe),ISO Latin-9 (Turkish),MS CP 1250 (Central and Eastern Europe),MS CP 1252 (Western Europe),MS CP 1254 (Turkish),MS CP 1257 (Baltic),Mac Central Europe
    OT Features: aalt c2sc dnom frac kern liga numr onum ordn ornm pnum sinf smcp sups tnum
    Supported Languages: Bosnian, Catalan, Czech, Danish, German, English, Spanish, Estonian, Finnish, French, Irish, Croatian, Hungarian, Icelandic, Italian, Lithuanian, Latvian, Norwegian, Polish, Portuguese, Slovak, Slovenian, Albanian, Swedish, Turkish

Licensing Options

You can use this font in any of the following places. Read the full EULA text for details about each license. If you have a usage in mind that's not covered by these licenses, contact us and we'll see what we can do.

Desktop: for use on a desktop workstation

For the most common uses, both personal and professional, for use in desktop applications with a font menu.

For example:

  • Install the font on your Mac OS X or Windows system
  • Use the font within desktop applications such as Microsoft Word, Mac Pages, Adobe InDesign, Adobe Photoshop, etc.
  • Create and print documents, as well as static images (.jpeg, .tiff, .png)

Desktop licenses are based on the number of users of the fonts; in other words, the number of computers in which the font will be installed. You can change the number of users by clicking the quantity dropdown option on Buying Choices or Cart pages.

Please be sure to review the listing foundry's Desktop license agreement as some restrictions may apply—such as use in logos/trademarks, geographic restrictions (number of locations), and products that will be sold.

Adding users later:

Desktop licenses are cumulative. If you require a Desktop license that covers additional users, simply place a new order for the same Desktop package, for the number of additional users.

Charter BT Desktop EULA

Server: for applications that produce a deliverable with fonts embedded

A server license is required for sites, web apps, or services that allow a non-licensed user to utilize the font to create a product (for example, personalized t-shirts, PDF receipts, business cards, and pictures with captions, et cetera).

This license is valid for one year and is renewed each year that the font remains in use.

The price is based upon the number of servers on which the font is installed. Development servers do not count toward the limit. A font downloaded with this license cannot be used in SaaS, where the service is the product rather that the item that is created.

Not to be confused with…

The 'Server' name can be a bit slippery. Server fonts can be installed on a server and used by remote users or automated processes to create items. These licenses are fairly common for e-commerce websites that allow their customers to interact with the font via the business' webpage interface, customize a printed hard-good product, and they'd purchase/receive the hard-good product.

This is not to be confused with multiple multi-user Desktop licenses. Desktop font licenses are based on the number of users of the fonts; in other words, the number of computers in which the font will be installed.

Charter BT Server EULA

App: for embedding in mobile applications

Select this license type when you are developing an app for iOS, Android, or Windows Phone, and you will be embedding the font file in your mobile application's code.

This font's app license is:

For One Year

Unlimited installations of one app title for one year.

Charter BT App EULA

Webfont: for your website

Webfonts can be used across multiple websites/domains as long as the websites/domains all belong to the single License Owner, and the pageviews are not exceeded. Agencies responsible for multiple clients' websites, for example web design agencies or hosting providers, may not share a single webfont license across multiple clients' websites.

Every time the webpage using the webfont kit is loaded (i.e, the webfont kit CSS which holds the @font-face rule is called) the counting system counts a single pageview for each webfont within the webfont kit.

For usage in graphic images shown on the website, consider a Desktop license instead as most allow for it.

This font's webfont license is:

Annual

You get a total number of prepaid pageviews that can be used over time. This means that you will pre-pay for a number of pageviews, then you'll have to come back to order more after your site has been viewed that number of times.

For example, if you order 250,000 page views, when your webpages using the webfonts have been viewed 250,000 times, you will need to buy the webfont package again for an additional number of prepaid pageviews. Pageviews are valid for 1 year.

Charter BT WebFont EULA

ePub: for embedding in e-text products

You can use an ePub license to embed the font in an electronic publication such as an eBook, eMagazine, eNewspaper, or interactive PDF.

An ePub license is based on the number of publications in which the font is used. Each issue counts as a separate publication. Regional or format variations don't count as separate publications.

Updated versions of publications that are free to previous customers do not need a new license; otherwise, each new version that is released counts as a separate publication.

For font usage in graphic images shown as the ePub cover, consider a Desktop license instead as most allow for it.

Charter BT ePUB EULA

Digital Ads: for use in HTML5 ads

You can use this type of license to embed fonts into digital ads, such as ads built using HTML5.

We'll supply a kit containing webfonts that can be used within digital ads, such as banner ads. This kit may be shared with third parties who are working on your behalf to produce the ad creatives, however you are wholly responsible for it.

HTML5 ads use webfonts, so why purchase a Digital Ads license rather than a Webfont license?

There are a few reasons, such as the Digital Ads EULA having terms that enable usage in digital ads and on advertising networks.

Digital advertisements also have different usage patterns compared to websites. Most websites generally have consistent pageviews month-to-month whereas advertising impressions can vary wildly month-to-month. Prices reflect this, making it much less expensive to use a Digital Ad license.

If you know the number of impressions the campaign requires, that amount can be ordered before the campaign begins. For campaigns where number impressions is unknown until the end of the campaign, you can true up at the end of each calendar month. Impressions are valid for 4 years.

Charter BT Digital Ads EULA

About Charter BT Font Family


Originally released in 1987, Charter incorporates three important features: compact set width to give economical copyfit; generous x-height to give readability at small point sizes; and sturdy open letterforms to give reliable reproduction at both typesetter and laser printer resolutions. The design brings a clarity and freshness to everyday documents, such as newsletters, textbooks, directories and technical manuals, where the reader’s concentration must not be interrupted by unfamiliar letterforms but where typographic dullness can itself impair comprehension. The Italic has cursive letterforms - so is instantly distinguishable, while being readable enough in its own right for continuous text. The Charter BT Pro Pack features 6 fonts: roman, italic, bold, bold italic, black, and black italic. The fonts include characters originally developed for expert sets, such as ligatures, ornaments, old style figures, small caps, and superiors. The Pro Pack fonts support Western, Central European, and Eastern European languages. OpenType fonts are a cross-platform font format. The same OpenType font can be installed on Mac OS X, Windows, Linux, and Unix systems. Mac OS X and Windows 2000, XP, and Vista have built-in support for OpenType. OpenType fonts also work on Linux, Unix, and earlier versions of Windows, where they are recognized as TrueType fonts. OpenType includes many more features than the standard TrueType and PostScript formats, including the ability to install the same font on different platforms, crucial for document portability. OpenType fonts boost productivity because graphic designers and business professionals do not have to wrestle with many different fonts. With OpenType, customers have larger character sets to work with and fewer font files to deal with.

Designers: Matthew Carter

Publisher: Bitstream

Foundry: Bitstream

Orignial Foundry: Bitstream

Design Owner: Bitstream

MyFonts debut: Jan 1, 2000

Charter BT