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Design Illustrator Foundations Adding Color and Type Type Tools

Mike Lordner
Mike Lordner
9,554 Points

Mat uses two fonts that I don't have on my computer. How can I have them on my computer?

He says one of them was obtained from google font. I know how to include the fonts from google font on the website but I don't know you can install them on your computer and use them. How do you get the fonts from google font and install on your computer and use them with programs like Adobe illustrator?

5 Answers

Chris Shaw
Chris Shaw
26,662 Points

Hi Mike,

Typically if the font exists on Google Fonts you can get it from Font Squirrel.

Hope that helps.

Mike Lordner
Mike Lordner
9,554 Points

Okay, I got it. I tried to find a Rochester font and I found it, download it as OTF, and unzip the file. Then, doing a right-click lets you choose "install". Done! I went back to Illustrator CC and fount the Rochester font! Thanks!

Mike Lordner
Mike Lordner
9,554 Points

Thank you for the reply a minute after I posted! I will check that now.

Another tool you can use is SkyFonts.

Tatiana Perry
Tatiana Perry
17,156 Points

Late answer. But if you are on Mac after you download unzip and then double click on the font. Then hit install and that's hit. You may have to restart Illustrator.