Arabic / Persian (Farsi) / Urdu Writing And Calligraphy Software And Fonts List.

  1. A list of Arabic / Persian (Farsi) / Urdu, or any other Languages that use Arabic Script, Writing and Calligraphy programs.
    if you know more programs please mention them, and I will add them.
    Also some good Arabic fonts are added, if you know good arabic fonts please mention and I will added them.

    1- WinSoft,
    a- eMashq (online calligraphy tool) :, a web application, subscription based.
    b- ScribeDOOR (Adobe InDesign and illustrator plug-in): multilingual documents editing tool for documents and posters containing more than one language.
    c- Tasmeem (Adobe InDesign plug-in): professional Arabic typography and design page layout program, with many professional fonts for books publishing, new versions are subscription based.

    2- Sinasoft,
    a- Zarnegar (old software to be updated soon): Arabic / Persian (Farsi) / Urdu very powerful word processor.
    b- Kelk: professional Arabic calligraphy software with many fonts and easy to use.
    c- Garcé: MS word 2003 powered by some Kelk fonts and features.

    3- maryamsoft,
    a- Miremad: classic Arabic typography tool for MS office, contain 9 calligraphic fonts.
    b- QalamBartar: professional Arabic typography tool for MS office and Adobe InDesign, and can be enforced with many continuously added fonts.
    c- Maryam: Persian (Farsi) word processor plug-in for non-Persian programs.

    4- Inpage Urdu, professional Urdu Writing and publishing software.

    5- Golansoft Arabic Calligrapher, or 2d vector software, with special tool for Arabic calligraphic fonts.

    6- Maathir Group sobek (not released yet): Arabic calligraphy software which got its fonts from Otman Taha.

    7- Chalipa Software, Chalipa 2 (old software, last version 2005): Nastaliq writing tool.

    8- diwan, al-Nashir al-Sahafi Yaqout: professional arabic publishing software.

    a- Adoos: shekasteh writing tool.
    b- Nstgar: Nastaliq writing tool.

    a- Arabic Editor Prem: Arabic word processor.
    b- Urdu Editor Pro: Urdu word processor.

    11- unitype:
    a- Global Office (old software): multilingual add-on for MS office.
    b- Global Writer (old software): multilingual word processor.

    12- International Systems Consultancy, ParsNegar II (old software, last version 2007): Arabic / Persian (Farsi) / Urdu word processor.

    a- Al-Rassam Al-Arabi (old software): Arabic writer plug-in for non-arabic programs.
    b- ArabicXT (QuarkXPress plug-in): Arabic publishing software.

    14-, UNIVERSAL WORD 2000 (old software): multilingual word processor.

    15- UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA - AFRICAN STUDIES CENTER, AlKaatib Arabic Wordprocessor (old software): Arabic word processor.

    16-, Jaspell Jaldi Multilingual Word Processing Software (old software): multilingual word processor.

    17-, Arabic Genie: Arabic writer for non-arabic programs in apple MAC.

    a- NamehNegar 3 (old software): Arabic / Persian (Farsi) / Urdu word processor.
    b- Alef (old software): Persian (Farsi) Word Processor.

    19- C-DAC GIST, TAHREER: Urdu writting plug in.

    20-, Khot 3: Arabic/Urdu word processor.

    21-, Urdu Wordpad: Urdu word processor.

    22-, Mubeen: Adobe InDesign Urdu writing plug-in.

    23- HamoonSoft, ParWin 2013: Persian (Farsi) word processor plug-in for non-Persian programs.

    24-, Urdu Nigar Unicode: simple and free urdu word processor.

    25-, Urdu Word Processor.

    26-, Farsido: Farsi Unicode editor 

    27-, AutoPers: an add-in for Word allowing Persian/Farsi word-processing with a US/European keyboard

    28- individual unique fonts:
    a- Zuhair Albazi Naskh Font.
    b-Muhammad Musa Albazi Naskh Font.
    c- Khaled Hosny Amiri Font.
    d- Abdoullah Aref Ruqaa Font.
    e- Sultan Fonts :
    1- SF Nizar.
    2- SF Ruq'ah (4 weights).
    3- SF Ausan.
    4- SF Mada.
    5- SF Naskh.
    f- Abdo Mushaf Masr Font.

    29-, a page that contains many links to Arabic fonts news. very rich source of information.


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