Install font on Windows 10

If you want to use a new font that isn’t available on your system, you have to install it first. This article shows how to install a new font on Windows 10.
Note: The steps are similar for Windows 7/8.

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Section

  1. Install font
  2. Install font from Fonts window
  3. Remove font

Step-by-step

Install font

  1. Download the new font. Usually, it comes in zip format so you have to extract it. Then, you will get TTF files which can be used to install on the system.
    Download and extract font files
  2. Select font that you want to install. Right-click on these files and select Install.
    Install Font
  3. Installing fonts.
    Installing fonts
  4. Open program and test the new font.
    Note: You may have to close the program and re-open it again if you don’t see the new font.
    Test new font

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Install font from Fonts window

If the first method doesn’t work, you can try this method.

  1. Open Control Panel by right-click Windows icon at bottom left and select Control Panel.
    Open Control Panel
  2. Select Appearance and Personalization.
    Select Appearance and Personalization
  3. Select Fonts.
    Select Fonts menu
  4. Here you see fonts on your Windows system. To install a new font, drag the TTF files that you’ve just extracted to the Fonts window.
    Drag new font to Fonts window
  5. New font is installed on the system.
    Installed font

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Remove font

  1. Open Fonts window in Control Panel.
  2. Right-click on the font that you want to remove and select Delete.
    Note: You shouldn’t delete fonts that are used by Windows as it may cause problem on the system.
    Delete font
  3. Click Yes to confirm.

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