What is the best way to find an open source alternative to a commercial font? I was thinking as some service as
whatthefont.comthat would spit out fonts that are similar to the one uploaded.
For example: What is the open source font that looks most similar to Scala Sans? (see picture) What would be the criteria and tools to identify similarity?
Whatfontis.com is an alternative to whatthefont.com, but you have the option to just display free fonts.
However, when uploading my example, I could not find anything suitable.
A manually found alternative, in my opinion, would be
Source Sans Pro, Semibold. As the width differs, I tweaked kerning manually:
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