About us

One of the leading font foundries in the world, devoted to CJK type design and embedding font solution


About Arphic

  1. Our logo
  2. General information
  3. Main products and services
  4. Our philosophy

Our logo integrates the concept of Taiji and Chinese calligraphy. It shows not only the technology of computers creating fonts, but also the spirit of Arphic- diligence, team work, confidence and caring. And the image delivers the concept that Arphic’s surpassing selfhood and pursuing excellence to achieve sustainable operation.

Established: May 1990
Employees: 70
Capital: NT 90 million

1. iFont embedding font solution。
2. Global Font。
3. Custom Font。
4. Cloud Font - iFontCloud。
5. Font solutions (Taiwan)。

Reliability: providing reliable products and services to become a trustable partner.
Delicacy: developing products with high quality and design to provide customers with best solution.
Innovation: providing value added services and developing new technology and products constantly ahead the competitors.

Core competitive strength

Creating competitive strength with customers
and raise their value with delicate service and innovative spirit

  1. iFont embedded font solution
  2. Cloud Font service
  3. Global Font
  4. Owning many significant patents

Milestones

  • 2015

    Since our transformation began in 2013, we have made many important milestones this year. In new font development, we have released the AR ShuYuanSung. It is Song script that meet the design needs in modern times and the second responsive font with the infinity font function after the AR JingXiHei. The AR ShuYuanSung also won the 2015 Golden Pin Design Award. Furthermore, although the Gothic-based AR FangXinShu has not been released, it won the second prize from Granshan 2015, an international non-Latin font competition for font designers or developers from non-Latin script using countries. In 2015, we launched the new font rental service over the iFontCloud platform, which was a pioneered sales model for font developers in Taiwan. Our classic font AR JingXiHei as admired by Aaron Nieh Workshop which even selected it as the dedicated font for the major visual font of President Ying-wen Tsai’s campaign team.

  • 2014

    ①Launch Infinity Font responsive font. ②Mobile Font- share font, 64 bit CPU function. ③Layout Engine supports Hebrew, Khmer and Lao. ④Swap Font SDK supports Android 4.4 and 5.0 and Google Play expanded kit. ⑤Launch new version font developing tool to speed up interpolation. ⑥Launch iFontCloud cloud service. ⑦Co-work with Dalton Maag and Sandoll. ⑧Enter Chinese app market, launch fonts on XioMi market.

  • 2013

    Developing Mobile Font technology that supports Italic and Bold styles; developing Layout Engine that supports proportional text layout; developing Android Preload Font and Swap Font Kit to smartly switch fonts over; implementing iFontCloud Web Font platform; AR UDJingXiHei Global Font gets recognized Best 100 of Good Design Award for 2013; Arphic ShangHai Branch Office is established.

  • 2012

    Developing Mobile Font technology that supports Italic and Bold styles; developing Layout Engine that supports proportional text layout; developing Android Preload Font and Swap Font Kit to smartly switch fonts over; implementing iFontCloud Web Font platform; AR UDJingXiHei Global Font gets recognized Best 100 of Good Design Award for 2013; Arphic ShangHai Branch Office is established.

  • 2011

    Providing Android Font Solution, supporting Thai、Arabic、Farsi、Hindi、Bengali and Hebrew for Android 1.x, 2.x platforms. Developing TTF Hinting for Thai, Arabic, Hind and Latin, and 11 sets of Chinese CESI certificated fonts.

  • 2010

    Developing new versions of Mobile Font technology for iHint 2.0 and new versions of Layout Engine supporting 18 complex script fonts and OpenVG 2D Vector Graphics Engine.

  • 2009

    Developing new versions of Mobile Font technology for iHint 2.0 and new versions of Layout Engine supporting 18 complex script fonts and OpenVG 2D Vector Graphics Engine.

  • 2008

    Developing iHint technology for Mobile Font. Arphic Layout Engine supports 14 complex scripts. And iFont solutions are widely adopted by customers of Taiwan, Japan and China.

  • 2007

    Processing Bitmap font authorization on behalf of CESI in China.

  • 2006

    Develop new version Arphic Layout Engine, supports 7 complex script font; Develop Chinese e-learning products.

  • 2005

    Arphic Layout Engine supports 7 Complex Scripts, including Hindi, Thai, and Arabic. Developing OpenType Font, Zhuyin & Pinyin Chinese Fonts products.

  • 2004

    Developing Mobile Font technology for embedded system devices.

  • 2001

    Developing iFont Solution for embedded system devices, adopted by a Japanese HDTV manufacturer.

  • 1999

    Providing CID PostScript Font products.

  • 1995

    Entering the Japanese market, Arphic’s products are adopted by Word Processor, Laser Printer and Label Printer manufacturers.

  • 1994

    Developing VCFT font technology and TrueType Font products.

  • 1990

    Arphic Technology founded in Taipei.

Contact information

  1. Headquarter
  2. Shanghai Office
  1. ADDRESS21F, No.285, Sec. 2, Wenhua Rd., Banqiao Dist., New Taipei City 22046, Taiwan
  2. TEL886-2-8259-8360
  3. FAX 886-2-8259-8351
  4. E-mailservice@arphic.com.tw
  1. ADDRESSSecond Floor, NO.833 Xin Zha Road, Jingan District, Shanghai, China, 200041
  2. TEL+86-21-6380-6302*802
  3. FAX +86-21-6380-5191
  4. TEL+86-136-3630-5869
  5. E-mailsabrinalee@arphic.com.tw
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