Frequently asked questions
What is this?
alphabeet, type studio is a type project and represents the type designs of Florian Kriegner, Graphic Designer based in Linz, Austria. It’s the output of ten years of type design and on this website as a font shop, the developed font software is offered for sale. You can purchase fonts by buying the font software and agree to the terms in the corresponding E.U.L.A. (End User License agreement).
Font Software & Formats
The font software delivered by alphabeet.at comes in zip-packages. You have to unzip these packages to get able to install and use the files. The font software is delivered in Open Type Font Files (.otf) or Web Font Files (.woff/.woff2). Variable Fonts are coming in .ttf-Files.
For installing fonts open (by double clicking) the .zip-files you got and if asked confirm again to extract all files. To install the fonts on your system, open (by double clicking) the font files (.otf or .ttf files) or add the fonts to your font manager / font collection by open and install it into such an application or copie and paste the files into corresponding folders. Please ensure that the usage of the fonts follows all terms and conditions written in the end user licence agreement.
Open Type Features
There are a lot of possibilities to give a font functions. Open Type Features are the settings of a font. More about the features of each font you find in the features section of the fonts and in the corresponding documents (font sheets). Always have a look in the open type menus of your design application and use them to control the settings of a font.
E.U.L.A. – Font Licensing
The E.U.L.A. is the End User Licence Agreement and in it there are the terms for the usage of the purchased fonts. It says, what a user is allowed and what he or she is not allowed to do with the font software. By purchasing and downloading font software from alphabeet.at or opening the content of font packages and the font files you agree to the terms and conditions in the End User License Agreement.
Who needs a Font License?
As simple as this: Everyone who uses the font software, needs a license for it.
Payment & Taxes:
To buy and license fonts, please choose the font bundle or single font on the bottom of the respective font presentation pages and put them into your basket. Via the basket you get to the checkout process. We accept following payment methods:
1. Payment via PayPal Express
2. Payment on invoice with delivery after the receipt of the payment.
We are working on access to other payment services to be able to offer instant bank transfer and credit card payment in the near future.
The validation of bank cards is done by service partners. We are using state of the art SSL-Certificates to protect the client data. No financial informations are staying at our servers and in no case personal data is given to third parties.
Taxes: in general 20 % (Austria)
We are working on access to a VAT-ID Validation to enable taxfree payment for European clients with a valid VAT-ID Number.
Upgrade Font Licenses:
Please get in contact for upgrading requests and if you purchased single fonts and want to upgrade to the font families. There is a maximum payment quarantee: never pay more than the family prices for getting the rest of the font families.