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TrueType core fonts for the Web

Welcome to the Microsoft Typography Web site, the online resource for type users and type developers. From this page you can download fonts for use with Windows and Apple Macintosh computers.


About the fonts

Install these high quality TrueType fonts, and whenever you visit a Web site that specifies them, you'll see pages exactly as the site designer intended. Web designers, see our Typography on the Web section for details of how to add font support to your pages.

The links below point to files that include the fonts listed. For help downloading the files and for the rules regarding their use and redistribution please see our comprehensive Core fonts for the Web frequently asked questions page.



Andale Mono
The font formerly known as Monotype.com.

  • download - Andale Mono for Windows 95, 98 and Windows NT
    locations - current server | Redmond | Tokyo | London
    file details - andale32.exe - 188KB self installing file
    font details - version 1.25 font version information - WGL4 character set - euro included*

  • download - Monotype.com for Windows 3.1 and 3.11
    locations - current server | Redmond | Tokyo | London | ftp
    file details - mtcom.exe - 78KB self extracting archive
    font details - version 1.10 font version information

  • download - Monotype.com for Apple Mac OS
    locations - current server | Redmond | Tokyo | London | ftp
    file details - monocom.sit.hqx - 46.8KB BinHex


Webdings
Webdings was designed in 1997 as a collaborative work between Microsoft's Vincent Connare and top Monotype designers Sue Lightfoot, Ian Patterson and Geraldine Wade. The images are intended for web designers who wish to include live fonts as a fast way of rendering graphics.

  • download - Webdings for Windows 95, 98 and Windows NT
    locations - current server | Redmond | Tokyo | London
    file details - webdin32.exe - 180KB self installing file
    font details - version 1.03 font version information - Symbol font

  • download - Webdings for Windows 3.1 and 3.11
    locations - current server | Redmond | Tokyo | London | ftp
    file details - webdings.exe - 95KB self extracting archive
    font details - version 1.01 font version information - Symbol font


Trebuchet
Trebuchet, designed by Vincent Connare in 1996, is a humanist sans serif designed for easy screen readability. Trebuchet takes its inspiration from the sans serifs of the 1930s which had large x heights and round features intended to promote readability on signs.

  • download - Trebuchet for Windows 95, 98 and Windows NT
    locations - current server | Redmond | Tokyo | London
    file details - trebuc32.exe - 222KB self installing file
    font details - version 1.10 font version information - Win ANSI + Turkish - euro included*

  • download - Trebuchet for Windows 3.1 and 3.11
    locations - current server | Redmond | Tokyo | London | ftp
    file details - trebuc.exe - 174KB self extracting archive
    font details - version 1.00 font version information

  • download - Trebuchet for Apple Mac OS
    locations - current server | Redmond | Tokyo | London | ftp
    file details - TrebMS.sit.hqx - 220KB BinHex


Georgia
Georgia by Matthew Carter, hinted by Thomas Rickner.

  • download - Georgia for Windows 95, 98 and Windows NT
    locations - current server | Redmond | Tokyo | London
    file details - georgi32.exe - 384KB self installing file
    font details - version 2.00 font version information - WGL4 character set - euro included*

  • download - Georgia for Windows 3.1 and 3.11
    locations - current server | Redmond | Tokyo | London | ftp
    file details - georgia.exe - 196KB self extracting archive
    font details - version 1.00 font version information

  • download - Georgia for Apple Mac OS
    locations - current server | Redmond | Tokyo | London | ftp
    file details - Georgia.sit.hqx - 248KB BinHex


Verdana
Verdana by Matthew Carter, hinted by Thomas Rickner.

  • download - Verdana for Windows 95, 98 and Windows NT
    locations - current server | Redmond | Tokyo | London
    file details - verdan32.exe - 338KB self installing file
    font details - version 2.31 font version information - WGL4 character set - euro included*

  • download - Verdana for Windows 3.1 and 3.11
    locations - current server | Redmond | Tokyo | London | ftp
    file details - verdana.exe - 162KB self extracting archive
    font details - version 1.01 font version information

  • download - Verdana for Apple Mac OS
    locations - current server | Redmond | Tokyo | London | ftp
    file details - Verdana.sit.hqx - 208KB BinHex


Comic Sans MS
Designed by Microsoft's Vincent Connare, this is a face based on the lettering from comic magazines.

  • download - Comic Sans MS for Windows 95, 98 and Windows NT
    locations - current server | Redmond | Tokyo | London | ftp
    file details - comic32.exe - 243 KB self installing file
    font details - version 2.00 font version information - WGL4 character set - euro included*

  • download - Comic Sans MS for Windows 3.1 and 3.11
    locations - current server | Redmond | Tokyo | London | ftp
    file details - comic.exe - 102KB self extracting archive
    font details - version 1.20 font version information

  • download - Comic Sans MS for Apple Mac OS
    locations - current server | Redmond | Tokyo | London | ftp
    file details - ComicSansMS.sit.hqx - 152KB BinHex


Arial
Arial® Black is part of the extremely versatile Arial family of typefaces which can be used with equal success for text setting in reports, presentations, magazines etc, and for display use in newspapers, advertising and promotions.

  • download - Arial Black for Windows 95, 98 and Windows NT
    locations - current server | Redmond | Tokyo | London
    file details - arialb32.exe - 159KB self installing file
    font details - version 2.30 font version information - WGL4 character set - euro included*

  • download - Arial Black for Windows 3.1 and 3.11
    locations - current server | Redmond | Tokyo | London | ftp
    file details - ariblk.exe - 81KB self extracting archive
    font details - version 2.20 font version information

  • download - Arial Black for Apple Mac OS
    locations - current server | Redmond | Tokyo | London | ftp
    file details - ArialBlack.sit.hqx - 64KB BinHex


Impact
Geoffrey Lee designed ImpactTM, first issued in 1965 by the famous Sheffield foundry, Stephenson Blake.

  • download - Impact for Windows 95, 98 and Windows NT
    locations - current server | Redmond | Tokyo | London | ftp
    file details - impact32.exe - 166KB self installing file
    font details - version 2.30 font version information - WGL4 character set - euro included*

  • download - Impact for Windows 3.1 and 3.11
    locations - current server | Redmond | Tokyo | London | ftp
    file details - impact.exe - 92KB self extracting archive
    font details - version 2.20 font version information

  • download - Impact for Apple Mac OS
    locations - current server | Redmond | Tokyo | London | ftp
    file details - Impact.sit.hqx - 76KB BinHex


Arial
Arial® is an extremely versatile family of typefaces which can be used with equal success for text setting in reports, presentations, magazines etc, and for display use in newspapers, advertising and promotions.

  • download - Arial for Windows 95, 98 and Windows NT
    locations - current server | Redmond | Tokyo | London | ftp
    file details - arial.exe - 415KB self installing file
    font details - version 2.50 font version information - WGL4 character set - euro included*

  • download - Arial for Apple Mac OS
    locations - current server | Redmond | Tokyo | London | ftp
    file details - Arial.sit.hqx - 348KB BinHex


Times New Roman
Times New Roman® first appeared in 1932 in The Times of London newspaper, for which it was designed. It has subsequently become one of the world's most successful type creations.

  • download - Times New Roman for Windows 95, 98 and Windows NT
    locations - current server | Redmond | Tokyo | London | ftp
    file details - times32.exe - 501KB self installing file
    font details - version 2.50 font version information - WGL4 character set - euro included*

  • download - Times New Roman for Apple Mac OS
    locations - current server | Redmond | Tokyo | London | ftp
    file details - TimesNewRoman.sit.hqx - 420KB BinHex


Courier New
CourierTM New, originally designed as a typewriter face for IBM, was redrawn by Adrian Frutiger for IBM Selectric series. A typical fixed pitch design, monotone in weight and slab serif in concept.

  • download - Courier New for Windows 95, 98 and Windows NT
    locations - current server | Redmond | Tokyo | London | ftp
    file details - courie32.exe - 484KB self installing file
    font details - version 2.50 font version information - WGL4 character set - euro included*

  • download - Courier New for Apple Mac OS
    locations - current server | Redmond | Tokyo | London | ftp
    file details - CourierNew.sit.hqx - 408KB BinHex


More information

Although providing these fonts is an important first step, we are also working on other solutions to improve type on the Internet. Additional information on our strategies is available from the Typography on the Web section.


*The euro currency symbol

These fonts contain the new euro currency symbol. Windows NT 4 users should download and run the 'NT 4.0 euro product update' or 'Windows NT Service Pack 4' and Windows 95 should run the 'Final Windows 95 product update' in order to use these fonts. See our Euro FAQ for links to these updates.


International fonts

Additional font-packs that let you browse non-latin Web sites using Microsoft Internet Explorer are available from the Internet Explorer Web site. For more information about multilanguage support please see our page on the subject.



this page was last updated 9 November 1998
© 1998 Microsoft Corporation. All rights reserved. Terms of use.

Impact is a trademark of Stephenson Blake (Holdings) Ltd.

Arial® Trademark of The Monotype Corporation plc registered in the US Pat & TM Off. and elsewhere.

CourierTM Trademark of The Monotype Corporation plc registered in certain countries.

Times New Roman® Trademark of The Monotype Corporation plc registered in the US Pat & TM Off. and elsewhere.

Monotype® is a trademark of Monotype Typography, Ltd. registered in U.S. Patent and Trademark Office. AndaleTM is a trademark of The Monotype Corporation which may be registered in certain jurisdictions.

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