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I would really like to try bitmapped font - like, proggy - but I always use 14pt or bigger fonts. Is there any monospaced bitmapped font of that size? I couldn't find any. Seems like programmers have good eyes... unlike me.

Yes I need a bitmap font, there're lots of TrueType ones and they're not a problem to find. But it seems there're no large bitmap fonts.

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Do you need a bitmap font? There are many good non-bitmap mono-spaced fonts out there that look good at 14pt. –  amrox Nov 18 '09 at 23:45
    
Yes I need a bitmap font. I can easily find non-bitmap ones. –  user17859 Nov 19 '09 at 11:23

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See the following bitmapped fonts:

Proggy Fonts
Dina Programming Font
PixelCarnage
Terminus font

Keep in mind that bitmap fonts are very precise but don't scale.

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Proggy and Dina do not have 14pt. PixelCarnage too, and is too bad. But the Terminus font hack with bitmaps embedded into TrueType seems to do the trick. Not a perfect one, though, but it seems there's no hope, anyway. –  user17859 Nov 19 '09 at 12:20

IBM3270 font is monospaced bitmap. Looks great at 14.

http://codedwarf.com/pcsansi.fon

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I'm with @amrox, do you actually need a bitmap font, or just a fixed width font? some of the complete typefaces are nice just for their italics (because faux-italics suck). Many of the fonts below look best with sub-pixel rendering enabled.

  • Anonymous - TT version of a bitmap font
  • Inconsolata - knockoff of MS Consolas, Inconsolata doesn't have great italics
  • Consolas - also nice, complete typeface with bolds and italics
  • Droid Sans Mono - Very nice, lacks a slashed 0 and you have to get it sneakily
  • Deja Vu Sans Mono - Open-sauce reasonable, default GNOME fixed width, I think.
  • Liberation Sans - Nice, also open-sauce, made by the same font designer as Droid font
  • BP Mono - Free, missing many glyphs
  • Monaco - Available in OSX
  • Andale Mono - was part of IE 5, also in OS X, part of Core Font pack
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Anonymous
MProFont
ProFont
Sheldon

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Bitmap font? 14+? –  user17859 Nov 19 '09 at 11:28
    
Profont has a 15 I believe. –  Samuel Edwin Ward Jun 27 '12 at 18:22

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