Monday, February 16, 2009

How To Install TrueType or OpenType Fonts in Windows

  1. Go to Control Panel.
    Click on your Start button and select Settings > Control Panel (or Open My Computer then Control Panel)
  2. Go to your Fonts folder.
    Open (Doubleclick) the Fonts folder.
  3. Go to Install New Font.
    Select File | Install New Font.
    Check the Font FAQ if your Install New Font command is missing.
  4. Find the directory with the font(s) you want to install.
    Use the Folders: and Drives: windows to move to the folder on your hard drive, a disk, or CD where your new TrueType or OpenType fonts are located.
  5. Find the font(s) you want to install.
    Highlight the TrueType or OpenType font to install from the List of fonts window.
  6. Install the font(s).
    Click OK. This completes your TrueType or OpenType font installation.


  1. Put installed fonts on your hard drive.
    If you are going to install TrueType or OpenType fonts from a CD be sure the 'Copy fonts to folder' box is checked; otherwise, fonts may not be available to use if the CD is not in the drive at all times.
  2. TrueType fonts have the extension .TTF
    TrueType fonts require only this one file for installation and use.
  3. OpenType fonts have the extension .TTF or .OTF
    OpenType fonts require only this one file for installation and use.
  4. U can download font from

What You Need:

  • TrueType Fonts
  • OpenType Fonts
  • Microsoft Windows Operating System

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