Frequently Asked Questions

Here you can find answers to frequently asked questions about fonts. Try to find your answer here before submitting a question to us. We post all of our answered questions here.

Frequently Asked Questions:

Q. How to install a font in Windows?

Download and save the font file (*.ttf or *.otf or *.fon) somewhere on your hard disk, then:

Under Windows 8/7/Vista
Select the font file (*.ttf, *.otf or *.fon), then: Right-click > Install.

Other way for any version of Windows
Place the font file (.ttf, .otf or .fon) into the Fonts folder (C:\Windows\Fonts or C:\WINNT\Fonts)
You can be also reached by the Start Menu > Control Panel > Appearance and Themes > Fonts

Q. How to install a font in Mac OS?

Mac OS X recognize only TrueType and OpenType fonts (*.ttf and *.otf).

Under Mac OS X 10.3 or above
Double-click the font file > "Install font".

Under any version of Mac OS X For all users:
Put the files into /Library/Fonts (for all users).
For you only
or into /Users/Your_username/Library/Fonts.

Under Mac OS 9 or earlier
The old Mac fonts are not supported anymore. Then drag the fonts suitcases into the System folder. The system will propose you to add them to the Fonts folder.

Q. How to install a font in Linux?

sudo ln -s /path/to/fontfiles /usr/share/fonts/fontfiles
* then update your font cache.
sudo fc-cache -fv