Something that is very important when writing a document is the class or type of font that we use. That is why we are going to teach you how to add fonts in Microsoft Word and all Windows and Mac programs. It is much more blown and faster than you imagine.

Download fonts for Microsoft Word

Obviously, before adding a font to Word, the first thing we have to do is download the font. Luckily, doing this is too easy and we found many quite interesting sites like Dafont where we can find thousands of completely different fonts to use in our work.

The downloaded files are generally compressed in WinRaR or Zip, so we will have to unzip them. Once we do that, they usually have TrueType (.ttf) or OpenType (.otf) files, both formats work in Word.

In addition to Dafont, we can find several free fonts on other websites; We also recommend downloading from this site or Font squirrel to avoid being infected with malware by using unreliable sources.

How to add fonts in Microsoft Word

Adding a font in Word on Windows is too easy. The first thing we will do is locate the font file that we have downloaded and we will right click on it. In the context menu we will have to click on “Install” to be able to install it.

Install fonts in Microsoft Word.

Now the font is installed in our operating system. This means that we will not only be able to use it in Microsoft Word, we will also be able to make use of this font in other programs such as Excel, GIMP or Photoshop, Dreamweaver, etc.

How to install fonts on Mac

In the case of Mac it is something similar, we will have to locate the font file and then we will double click on it.

Font on macOS.

A window will appear where we can see a preview of the source in question. Next, we will have to click on “Install font” in the lower right corner of this window.

Install fonts on Mac.

Now the font is installed on Mac, we can also use it in other applications such as Excel, Photoshop, etc.

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How many fonts can be installed? There is no limit to the fonts we can install. In this sense, we can download all the fonts we want and install them without any kind of problem.

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