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This typeface is open-source. As such, it has been modified over the time and you can see here the different major versions it went by and the people working on these versions. You also can have access to the older versions of the files if you are a nostalgic person. Check all our design history on our fontlog page.
First version as posted on Velvetyne, BackOut is a kind of African Glyphic typeface. Its name refers to Bob Marley's eponym song.
1 May 2012
BackOut 2.0 (code name: Abomey) was created by Ariel Martín Pérez during the very hot summer of 2019. The 2.0 version of BackOut is a faithful review of Frank's original with improved spacing and kerning, corrected contrast, new lowercase letters and extended language support and functionalities.
18 July 2019
- Modified & contributed by
- Ariel Martín Pérez
The 2.1 version of Backout presents improved spacing and kerning, some new ligatures and some subtle optical adjustments.
5 October 2022