How to Install Fonts on a Windows Computer

by Tanya McCarthy on September 16, 2019

Are you wondering how to install a newly downloaded font on your Windows computer? Well you've come to the right place! I am a fellow font hoarder and have literally THOUSANDS of fonts on my computer. Today I am going to go through how to install these fonts and also provide a handy walkthrough if you're not into video tutorials. 

Read More: Open Type Font (OTF) vs True Type Font (TTF)


How to Install Fonts on a Windows Based Computer

You can find plenty of free font resources out there, my favorite being Font Bundles. They release a new font every week and have a page specifically for commercial use, free fonts, provided by their designers. 

Read More: Where to find FREE commercial use fonts

Step 1: Download and UnZip your Font File

Step 2: Locate your Fonts Folder on your Computer

Step 3: Install your Font

Voila! All done. Now you can use your newly installed font in any program on your computer. If you are like me, you may need a way to manage all of your fonts or find an easier way to organize them. I highly recommend MainType for Windows. It has been a life saver for me. 

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