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How to Install Fonts on Your Computer

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I share a lot of great font deals, from my favorite design places like Creative Market, Font Bundles, Mighty Deals, and The Hungry JPEG. Nearly every time I share, I get a few newer users who don’t know how to install fonts into their computer. No need to worry, I’ve compiled a list of how to install fonts for popular operating systems below.

How to Install Fonts on Your Computer


OS X – El Capitan: How to install a font


Windows 10: How to install a font

Windows 8: How to install a font

Windows 7: How to install a font

Windows Vista: How to install a font

After you install new fonts, you’ll want ti close any program you had open and reopen it, your newly installed fonts will then show in the program.

That’s it! Now, go and find some new fonts for use in your Silhouette or Cricut business! Be sure to check the licensing, you’ll need a commercial use license for anything you plan to sell. Stay tuned to Cutting for Business, we are going to be talking fonts for a few days!

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How to Install Fonts on Your Computer - Great for Silhouette Cameo, Curio, or Cricut users -


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!