Almost VIO Fonts

Version: 
1.00
Release date: 
Sunday, 8 May, 2011

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Almost Swiss is an OS/2 bitmap font inspired by the 6-point sizes of the system font "System VIO".

This software is distributed as compressed package. You have to download and manually install it; if prerequisites are required, you will have to manually install them too.

Manual installation

Available as ZIP package:

  • download the ZIP package to temporary directory and unpack it to destination folder, use the Font palette object;
  • For OS/2 Warp 4.52 and previous, it is possible to enhance OS/2 standard TT font rendering using Innotek Font Engine or Freetype/2 and adding to the registry the value "Enabled=dword:00000001" for the specific application (if supported) in the subkeys "[HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\InnoTek\InnoTek Font Engine\Applications\]".

See below for download link(s).

Following links are to additional programs, not mandatory but useful:

Following ones are the download links for manual installation:

Almost VIO Fonts v. 1.00 (zip, 8/5/2011) Readme/What's new
Almost VIO OS/2 Bitmap Font Version 1.00 Almost VIO is an OS/2 fixed-width bitmap font designed to be suitable for programming and editor text at higher screen resolutions. Almost VIO was inspired by the 6-point (7x15) size of the OS/2 terminal font "System VIO". As System VIO has a dramatically different appearance at higher point sizes, Almost VIO was created to provide larger sizes in a style similar to the 7x15 version. Installation Extract (unzip) ALMVIO.FON from the distribution package. If this is your first time installing Almost VIO, use the Font Palette (choose 'Edit', then 'Add', and type in the name of the temporary directory where you placed the file ALMVIO.FON). To upgrade from an earlier version of Almost VIO, the following special steps are required, as the file will be "locked" by PMSHELL (meaning that you cannot simply copy the new file over the old one). To replace a previously-installed version, you must either: - Unlock the file ALMVIO.FON using a tool like REPLMOD or UNLOCK (the latter is part of the LXLite package and is installed by default in eComStation 2.x). - Boot to a command prompt, separate maintenance system, or bootable CD and replace the file from there. Terms of Use Almost VIO may be freely used, redistributed, and/or modified, by any individual, group or organization, for any purpose. (C) 2012 Alexander Taylor http://www.altsan.org
 www.altsan.org/creative/fonts/almvio_100.zip
Almost VIO Fonts v. 1.00 (WarpIN, 8/5/2011) Readme/What's new
Almost VIO OS/2 Bitmap Font Version 1.00 Almost VIO is an OS/2 fixed-width bitmap font designed to be suitable for programming and editor text at higher screen resolutions. Almost VIO was inspired by the 6-point (7x15) size of the OS/2 terminal font "System VIO". As System VIO has a dramatically different appearance at higher point sizes, Almost VIO was created to provide larger sizes in a style similar to the 7x15 version. Installation Extract (unzip) ALMVIO.FON from the distribution package. If this is your first time installing Almost VIO, use the Font Palette (choose 'Edit', then 'Add', and type in the name of the temporary directory where you placed the file ALMVIO.FON). To upgrade from an earlier version of Almost VIO, the following special steps are required, as the file will be "locked" by PMSHELL (meaning that you cannot simply copy the new file over the old one). To replace a previously-installed version, you must either: - Unlock the file ALMVIO.FON using a tool like REPLMOD or UNLOCK (the latter is part of the LXLite package and is installed by default in eComStation 2.x). - Boot to a command prompt, separate maintenance system, or bootable CD and replace the file from there. Terms of Use Almost VIO may be freely used, redistributed, and/or modified, by any individual, group or organization, for any purpose. (C) 2012 Alexander Taylor http://www.altsan.org
 www.altsan.org/creative/fonts/almvio_100.wpi
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