Archive of OpenType® Versions

The OpenType specification was developed as an extension of the TrueType Open and TrueType specifications which preceded it. The first version was published in April 1997. The current version is OpenType 1.8.3.

The following lists all the published versions of the OpenType specification, in reverse chronological order. Links are provided for archived versions that are available.

  • OpenType 1.8.3 (current version) — released August 2018
  • OpenType 1.8.2 — released July 2017
  • OpenType 1.8.1 — released January 2017
  • OpenType 1.8 — released September 2016
  • OpenType 1.7 — released March 2015
  • OpenType 1.6 — released April 2009; updated July 2010
  • OpenType 1.5 — released May 2008
  • OpenType 1.4 — released October 2002
  • OpenType 1.3 — released April 2001
  • OpenType 1.25 — released July 2000
  • OpenType 1.2 — released November 1998
  • OpenType 1.1 — released April 1998
  • OpenType 1.01 — released October 1997
  • OpenType 1.0 — released April 1997

For a detailed change history, see the change log for the current version.