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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. Visit our home page for more cool stuff.


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. The Windows fonts (not Windows 3.x) and Mac fonts include the euro currency symbol. If you are using Windows 95, Windows NT 3.51 or Windows NT 4 you need to download and install the appropriate euro update. See our Euro FAQ for links to these updates.

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 - 193KB self installing file
    font details - version 2.00 font version information - WGL4 character set

  • 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 - Andale for Apple Mac OS
    locations - current server | Redmond | Tokyo | London
    file details - andalemono.sit.hqx - 89.KB BinHex
    font details - version 2.00


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 MS, 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 MS for Windows 95, 98 and Windows NT
    locations - current server | Redmond | Tokyo | London
    file details - trebuc32.exe - 222KB self installing file
    font details - version 1.15 font version information - Win ANSI + Turkish

  • download - Trebuchet MS 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 MS for Apple Mac OS
    locations - current server | Redmond | Tokyo | London
    file details - Trebuchet.sit.hqx - 315KB BinHex
    font details - version 1.15


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 - 383KB self installing file
    font details - version 2.05 font version information - WGL4 character set

  • 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
    file details - Georgia.sit.hqx - 347KB BinHex
    font details - version 2.05


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 - 343KB self installing file
    font details - version 2.35 font version information - WGL4 character set

  • 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
    file details - Verdana.sit.hqx - 293KB BinHex
    font details - version 2.35


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
    file details - comic32.exe - 240 KB self installing file
    font details - version 2.10 font version information - WGL4 character set

  • download - Comic Sans MS for Windows 3.1 and 3.11
    locations - current server | Redmond | Tokyo | London
    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
    file details - ComicSansMS.sit.hqx - 179KB BinHex
    font details - version 2.10


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 - 164KB self installing file
    font details - version 2.35 font version information - WGL4 character set

  • 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
    file details - ArialBlack.sit.hqx - 99KB BinHex
    font details - version 2.35


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
    file details - impact32.exe - 169KB self installing file
    font details - version 2.35 font version information - WGL4 character set

  • 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
    file details - Impact.sit.hqx - 106KB BinHex
    font details - version 2.35


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
    file details - arial.exe - 531KB self installing file
    font details - version 2.76 font version information - WGL4 character set

  • download - Arial for Apple Mac OS
    locations - current server | Redmond | Tokyo | London
    file details - Arial.sit.hqx - 395KB BinHex
    font details - version 2.60


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
    file details - times32.exe - 626KB self installing file
    font details - version 2.76 font version information - WGL4 character set

  • download - Times New Roman for Apple Mac OS
    locations - current server | Redmond | Tokyo | London
    file details - TimesNew.sit.hqx - 465KB BinHex
    font details - version 2.60


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
    file details - courie32.exe - 616KB self installing file
    font details - version 2.76 font version information - WGL4 character set

  • download - Courier New for Apple Mac OS
    locations - current server | Redmond | Tokyo | London
    file details - CourierNew.sit.hqx - 464KB BinHex
    font details - version 2.60


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.


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.



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.


this page was last updated 16 September 1999
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