The included fonts
CGG is under a free license, the GPL. But what about the 84 included fonts or cuts, which are installed here under /usr/lib/cin/plugins/fonts/. Are they also free because they are included? Can these fonts be used in commercial productions or do I have to buy a license?
Easiest thing to do is to add a font that you know is free of license using the method in the manual "Adding fonts to the titler" in the Plugins chapter, section Title plugin. Every distro seems to supply fonts. For example, if you run from the command line "fc-list" on Fedora, there are 1,284 fonts supplied -- that should be enough to find one you like and meets your criteria.
You could put a note in the chapter on licenses, indicating that CinGG uses third-party programs and fonts and that these may not be free. If interested, users can learn more about the various licenses.
Checking on www.font-journal.com, the 2/3 are free for personal use. But it doesn't seem reliable as a website.
Dear Phyllis, from my fonts I know the licenses. I know this because they are all licensed. This is true for the fonts I bought as well as for fonts with a free license. But the topic was (past) whether I was putting a louse in my fur with the fonts of CGG.
> "For example, if you run from the command line "fc-list" on Fedora, there are 1,284 fonts supplied -- that should be enough to find one you like and meets your criteria."
My respects, to the name of the font you have the typeface in your head, I say bravo. Unfortunately, I myself am not able to choose the right font for the project from 1,284 fonts based on the name. Fortunately, I don't have to, I have a comfortable font manager. It is also suitable to detect differences to the Titler. You should try it, it is worth it.
andreapaz, the licenses are partly in the fonts (use font manager) and from this it results if and how they may be used. If no license is attached, then one can assume that something is wrong with the font and it should not be used.
Free fonts in good quality are for example under the SIL Open Font License.
I don't see any usage licenses and have no interest in checking every single font for its possible usage. I will simply remove them. This is the end of the question for me.