Installing Fonts On Mac

This page is part of The Ultimate Font Guide, an introductory font manual that explains the basics of fonts and how to install fonts, use them in different applications and more.

This page is part of The Ultimate Font Guide, an introductory font manual that explains the basics of fonts and how to install fonts, use them in different applications and more.

How to install a font on Mac

To install a font on Mac follow the following steps:

  • Make sure to unpack the zipped folder.
  • Go to the folder with the fonts and double click on either the OTF or TTF font file (we always recommend the OTF file).
  • After you double click a window will open with a preview of the font and a small button at the bottom saying “Install”.
  • Click install.
  • Make sure to restart your application (and if that doesn’t work restart your computer).

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