Fonts For Mac

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  1. Fonts For Macbook Pro
  2. Fonts For Mac And Pc

These fonts are totally free of charge, and you may redistribute themas long as you don’t host them on another website.

Because fonts work with the operating system, they are not downloaded to Office directly. You should go through the system's Fonts folder in Windows Control Panel and the font will work with Office automatically. On the Mac you use the Font Book to add the font and then copy it to the Windows Office Compatible folder.

Fonts For Macbook Pro

An astonishingly useful site with fonts and font comparisons is available courtesy of Jan Angemuller:

  1. How to install a font (details in the Help section) Extract the files you have downloaded, then: Windows 10/8/7/Vista: Right-click on the font files 'Install' Mac OS X: Double-click the font file 'Install font' button.Other OS.
  2. 22,985 free fonts in 12,310 families Free licenses for commercial use Direct font downloads Mac Windows Linux.

An extensive list of music font links (as well as other music links) is available from Gerd Castan:

FiguredBassMH font

This figured bass font was created to ease entry of figured bass symbols in applications such as Finale or Microsoft Word.

Fonts For Mac And Pc

Download this font for Mac or Windows

Open source version of this font (GPL Open Font License), OpenType format. This version of the font can be freely distributed as per the Open Font License.


A font enabling you to put pitch material – staff, clefs, pitches and barlines – onto any page using any application. This can be entered in a word processing document (for a thesis or assignment or so forth).

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A font enabling you to put rhythmic notation – including rhythmic values, time signatures, tuplet markings, barlines – onto any page using any application. This can be entered in a word processing document (for a thesis or assignment or so forth). Not as many characters as the Bach font, but easier to use and can do things that the Bach font can’t. (Documentation fixed 21 July 2004)

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Accidentals font

A font containing quartertones and other microtones in addition to the standard chromatic accidental symbols. Intended for use with Finale. Contains a Finale 2002 document from which a library of microtone symbols can be extracted for use as articulations.

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This font is required for use in the Bach Project (

If you are interested in other microtonal fonts, check out the following:
Sagittal font by Dave Keenan and George Secor

Scale Degrees

This font shows numbers with a caret on top, used to indicate scale degrees in music theory. Includes sharps, flats and naturals.

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A wider range of clefs for Finale including tablature clefs, both serif and sans serif.

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Tempo Indications Font

A font for easily writing metronome markings and basic metric modulations.

(1) based on Times font (serif)


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(2) based on Trebuchet MS font (sans serif)

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Harp Pedals Font

A font to easily create harp pedal diagrams (3 styles): including —+—-, ^^-+^-v- styles as well as note names with accidentals.

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Recorder Fingering Font

A font useful for putting in recorder fingering diagrams. There are easy presets, and you can also notate your own fingering by specifying each individual hole.

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Saxophone Fingering Font

This font is used for entering saxophone fingering diagrams, and includes a purely graphical representation + 2 others which are combinations of graphics and text.

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Guitar Strings

A simple font that allows you to put circled numbers into a document (such as a Finale file). The numbers 1-6 are included, in both serif and sans-serif forms.

Times+Musical Symbols

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A Times Roman font which includes a variety of musical symbols, including accidentals, time signatures and so on incorporated with standard text characters.

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Tuplet Numbers font

This font gives better looking tuplet numbers in Finale. Both Petrucci-based and Sonata-based versions are included.

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Other Good Fonts

Here are some links to other good music fonts created by other people.

If you design fonts, and want me to link to them, get in contact with me via the contact page. – Robert Allgeyer has created two fonts which may be useful for entering musical examples into Word and other applications: MusiQwik and MusiSync. They are similar to Rhythms and StaffClefPitchesEasy, but with more characters.

Staffwriter font – Not free, but a font which is designed to put musical characters into word processing and other text documents. It has a lot of symbols in it – many more than my free fonts above. It is available through

Chords & Scales – again not free, but Chords and Scales are OpenType symbol fonts for neck diagrams. Create precise fretboard diagrams for chords, scales, arpeggios and blank diagrams solely in Apple Pages, Apple Keynote and other eligible applications in Mac OS X as well as on the iPad and iPhone.

Install fonts

Double-click the font in the Finder, then click Install Font in the font preview window that opens. After your Mac validates the font and opens the Font Book app, the font is installed and available for use.

You can use Font Book preferences to set the default install location, which determines whether the fonts you add are available to other user accounts on your Mac.

Fonts that appear dimmed in Font Book are either disabled ('Off'), or are additional fonts available for download from Apple. To download the font, select it and choose Edit > Download.

Disable fonts

You can disable any font that isn't required by your Mac. Select the font in Font Book, then choose Edit > Disable. The font remains installed, but no longer appears in the font menus of your apps. Fonts that are disabled show ”Off” next to the font name in Font Book.

Remove fonts

You can remove any font that isn't required by your Mac. Select the font in Font Book, then choose File > Remove. Font Book moves the font to the Trash.

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macOS supports TrueType (.ttf), Variable TrueType (.ttf), TrueType Collection (.ttc), OpenType (.otf), and OpenType Collection (.ttc) fonts. macOS Mojave adds support for OpenType-SVG fonts.

Legacy suitcase TrueType fonts and PostScript Type 1 LWFN fonts might work but aren't recommended.