“Minion® Math” is a set of mathematical fonts, designed to accompany the OpenType font family “Adobe Minion Pro” and extending it for mathematical typesetting.
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Minion Math consists of 20 fonts:
Minion Math offers an additional size “Tiny” for second-order superscripts and subscripts (at font sizes below 6pt); this optical size is not available with Adobe Minion Pro.
The Minion Math fonts are designed as an add-on package to Adobe Minion Pro.
From release version 1.020 onward (October 2011) all fonts contain a very complete glyph set for mathematical typesetting.
Support of additional mathematical alphabets is in preparation.
Font Format and Supported Typesetting Systems
The fonts are usable with traditional LaTeX, with Lua(La)TeX, Xe(La)TeX, ConTeXt, and with Microsoft Office.
Support files are supplied free-of-charge. See the Support page for details.
The current version 1.026 contains about 3.300 glyphs in each font style.
Newly added in this version are the alphabets “Math Bold Roman” and “Math Bold Italic” (each with all Latin and Greek letters).
Since Release 1.020, each font style already contained approximately 2.900 glyphs, with a real Math Italic alphabet (wider than Text Italic, and with special kerning).
Each font style features the same large glyph set.
This covers all LaTeX “oldmath” plus
“ams” and all “newmath” glyphs, and
many more – except for math alphabets; these will be
added in a later release
The fonts already cover almost all Unicode math symbols. Complete support of all Unicode math glyphs is under development and will become available at a later stage.
The standard license is for a single user and for up to 5 CPUs.
Prices for a standard license are as follows:
German VAT of 19% is applicable within the European Union.
Prices for multi-user licenses (i.e. more than one user and/or more than 5 CPUs) are available upon request.
Currently our policy is as follows (for single user licenses and individuals; for multi-user licenses and corporate licenses different conditions might apply):
Updates are supplied free-of-charge to all current licensees. The fonts are still under development, so licensees will benefit from any additions to the glyph set, improved kerning, technical additions, etc.
Upgrades will be subject to a fee, depending on the kind of upgrade. So far upgrades did not occur. An upgrade might be the case e.g. with new font formats, new technical developments, or a new version of Adobe Minion Pro which differs substantially, so that Minion Math has to be adapted.
To order Minion Math fonts, please send an e-mail to
firstname.lastname@example.org, indicating which
font set you wish to order. Please include your postal address.
You could also have a look at www.motionmountain.eu (pdf files for download; a free physics text book typeset with Minion Pro and Minion Math).
The current version of Minion Math is 1.026, released in May 2014. This version contains about 3.300 glyphs in each font style.
Development of the fonts continues. In the development
version, each font style currently contains about 7.200 glyphs
Minion Math was first released in November 2008 (version 1.012, limited to a few customers).
The working title of the fonts was “typoma MnMath”.
Minion is either a registered trademark or a trademark of Adobe Systems Incorporated in the United States and/or other countries and is used under license.