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How to Install Fonts on Your Computer

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If you’ve been around Cutting for Business, you’ll know that fonts are my soft spot. Whenever I find great font freebies at Font Bundles or Creative Fabrica, I always download them.

If you are newer to crafting – or just using fonts – I wanted to take some time today to show you how to install fonts on your computer.

How to Install Fonts on Your Computer -

How to Install Fonts on Your Computer



Craft Businesses Need Commercial Use Fonts

If you are planning to make and sell products in your craft business, you’ll need to be sure you purchase commercial use fonts.

If you don’t know what a commercial use license is, I’ve got information for you in another article: Licenses on Cut Files and Fonts.

Tell me in the comments: How many fonts do you have on your computer?


Wednesday 18th of April 2018

I read a post who says that we can download stylish font from third party and install in our windows 10. Is this possible or we can install font only from windows store.


Wednesday 18th of April 2018

Hello! Yes, you can install fonts from the internet in Windows 10. Here are some good sources:

Amy Nielson

Wednesday 26th of April 2017

Is there a tutorial on how to install the design or craft files I download? And how to get them into Silhouette? Thanks!


Friday 28th of April 2017

Hello! You'd save them to your computer. Then, from Silhouette Studio, click "File", "Open".

Lorrie Cummings

Saturday 25th of February 2017

Hello Christine I'm excited to have found this thank you for share plus teaching. I just have 1 question how would I download on my iPad Pro this is my first Apple product I'm still learning. Thank you again for all that you share. Lorrie


Sunday 26th of February 2017

Here's a link for you:


Wednesday 16th of November 2016

Is it possible to save them to an iPad to use?


Wednesday 16th of November 2016

Hello! I've never tried it, but there seems to be a lot of tutorials:


Friday 30th of September 2016

Christine says

May 19, 2016 at 10:20 pm

Hi Ashley! You would need to fill the font with color to see it on the screen filled in. Hope that helps!

Hello Christine, can you please advise on how to do this filling of color. I am using cricut machine and when I write these fonts, it just writing the outline. Thank you.



Monday 3rd of October 2016

Hi Leah, From the Layers panel, click on the once on the layer and you can choose the fill color. Hope that helps!