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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14 thoughts on “How to Install Fonts on Your Computer”

  1. Just wondering if you know where I can find a Disney Mickey Mouse Clubhouse font to use with my Cricut. Any advice or suggestions would be greatly appreciated. Thanks in advance

  2. 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.


  3. 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.

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

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