How to Install New Fonts in Windows? Here's the Complete Tutorial!

How to Install New Fonts in Windows? Here's the Complete Tutorial!

Geekers - Fonts are graphic designs consisting of letters, numbers, and symbols that we usually use to write and compose characters on computers. There are different styles of fonts with different purposes. There are formal fonts like the ones we often use to write reports and letters. There are also free fonts that are useful when designing posters and so on.


Adding fonts on Windows is nothing new to do. Some people want to change the document style by adding a new font. Even more so if you're a designer who relies heavily on text styles to boost your creativity. The fonts available on Windows are less supportive, so it is necessary to apply fonts downloaded from available internet pages. Here's how to easily install new fonts on Windows.



How to Install New Fonts on Windows


Before installing fonts on Windows PC, you can search for the font you want and download the file. The font file format can be TrueType (.ttf) or OpenType (.otf). You can apply both of them to your Windows. To be informed, the PC that I use uses Windows 10, so the tutorial that I will give is based on Windows 10 settings.


The steps for installing new fonts on Windows are as follows.


1. Download your font file. If it's still in the form of a ZIP file (.zip), extract the file so you can easily access the folder.



2. Next, look for the file in the font format that you extracted, whether it's .ttf or .otf, then double-click the file.


select font and double click select font and double click 3. After that, your font demonstration will appear. Click the Install button to install the font.


How to Install New Fonts on Windows How to Install New Fonts on Windows


4. To check whether your font has been installed on Windows, you can look for it in the font selection section of Microsoft Office, Adobe, or other software that provides font selection. Here, I checked it in Microsoft Word.


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5. Finally, your font has been installed and you can use it immediately.


The method above is very easy to use for installing one or two fonts, in other words, with a small number of fonts. However, if you want to install a large number of fonts, it will take a lot of your time and effort to use the method above. For that, here will provide an easy way how to install a large number of new fonts to your Windows.


1. Extract the file if the font is still in ZIP file format.


2. Open the folder containing your font collection. Prioritize if the fonts are in one folder, to make it easier.



3. Next, select and block which fonts you will install on Windows.


4. After that, right click. And select Install.


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5. You just have to wait for the installation of these fonts.


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6. Done, you can check the font and can use it immediately.


To see a list of fonts installed on Windows, you can do it in several ways. Apart from using software that provides font selection, other ways are:


1. Go to the Settings menu or Control Panel in Windows.


2. Type Fonts in the search bar. After that, click Fonts which appears in the search results.


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3. Next, a new window will appear which will list the fonts installed on your Windows.


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Before installing your font files on Windows, it's a good idea to check if they come from a safe source. One way is to check whether the file format is a type of font file format. That's how to install new fonts in Windows. You can include your feedback in the comments column below. Thank you



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