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WOFF File Format 2.0 is now a W3C Recommendation

March 1st, 2018

fonts illustrationThe WebFonts Working Group has published WOFF File Format 2.0 as a W3C Recommendation. Based on experience with WOFF 1.0, which is widely deployed, this specification was developed to provide improved compression and thus lower use of network bandwidth, while still allowing fast decompression even on mobile devices. This is achieved by combining a content-aware preprocessing step and improved entropy coding, compared to the Flate compression used in WOFF 1.0. Read more in the W3C Media Advisory.