List of typefaces

List of typefaces

This is a list of typefaces, which are separated into groups by distinct artistic differences.



Slab serif

Sans serif




Brush Scripts


  • Amazone
  • AMS Euler
  • Apple Chancery
  • Aquiline
  • Aristocrat
  • Bickley Script
  • Civitype
  • Codex
  • Edwardian Script
  • Forte
  • French Script
  • Kuenstler Script
  • Monotype Corsiva
  • Old English Text MT
  • Palace Script
  • Park Avenue
  • Scriptina
  • Shelley Volante
  • Vivaldi
  • Vladimir Script
  • Zapf Chancery
  • Zapfino


Other script

  • Cinderella
  • Cupola
  • Curlz
  • Magnificat
  • Script (vector font included with Windows 2.1)
  • Stone Informal



Unicode fonts

List of Unicode fonts showing the number of characters/glyphs included for the released version, and also showing font's license type.

  • Alphabetum (shareware, includes a few SMP character blocks. Over 5,490 characters in version 9.00)
  • Arial Unicode MS (distributed along with Microsoft Office (2002XP, 2003). only supports up to Unicode 2.0. Contains 50,377 glyphs (38,917 characters) in v1.01.)
  • Batang and Gungsuh, a serif and monospace/gothic font, respectively; both with 20,609 Latin/Cyrillic/CJK glyphs in version 2.11. Distributed with Microsoft Office.
  • Cyberbit (free for non-commercial use. 29,934 glyphs in v2.0-beta.)
  • Bitstream Vera
  • ClearlyU (Freeware. This family of bitmap fonts provides a set of 12 pt, 100 dpi proportional BDF fonts with many of the glyphs needed for Unicode text. 9,538 glyphs in v1.9.)
  • Code2000 (shareware Unicode font; supports the entire BMP. 63,888 glyphs in v1.15.)
    • Code2001 (freeware; supports the SMP. 2,944 glyphs in v0.917.)
    • Code2002
  • DejaVu fonts (free. "DejaVu Sans" includes 3,471 glyphs and 2,558 kerning pairs in v2.6)
  • Doulos SIL (free; designed for IPA. 3,083 glyphs in v4.014.)
  • Everson Mono (also known as, Everson Mono Unicode. Shareware; contains all non-CJK characters. 4,899 glyphs in Macromedia Fontographer v4.1.3 2003-02-13.)
  • Fixedsys Excelsior (freeware, 5,992 glyphs in v3.01, supports most glyphs in the basic plane except CJK)
  • Free UCS Outline Fonts (freeware, "FreeSerif" freefont includes 3,914 glyphs in v1.52, MES-1 compliant)
  • Gentium (free. 1,699 glyphs in v1.0.1, 2003.)
  • GNU Unifont
  • Georgia Ref (also distributed under the name "MS Reference Serif," extension of the Georgia typeface)
  • Junicode (free; includes many obsolete scripts, intended for mediævalists. 2,235 glyphs in v0.6.12.)
  • LastResort (fallback font covering all 17 Unicode planes, included with Mac OS 8.5 and up)
  • Lucida Grande (Unicode font included with Mac OS X; includes 1,266 glyphs)
  • Lucida Sans Unicode (included in more recent Microsoft Windows versions; only supports ISO 8859-x characters. 1,776 glyphs in v2.00.)
  • Gulim/New Gulim and Dotum, rounded sans-serif and non-rounded sans-serif respectively, (distributed with Microsoft Office 2000. wide range of CJK (Korean) characters. 49,284 glyphs in v3.10.)
  • MS Gothic version 2.30 (14,965 glyphs with CJK and condensed Latin/Cyrillic), MS PGothic (14,965 glyphs with CJK and normal Latin/Cyrillic), MS UI Gothic (stronger kerns), distributed with Microsoft Office
  • MS Mincho version 2.30 (14,965 glyphs, CJK, condensed Latin), MS PMincho (14,965 glyph, normal), distributed with Microsoft Office
  • STIX (especially mathematics, symbols and Greek, see also XITS)
  • Titus Cyberbit Basic (free; updated version of Cyberbit. 9,779 glyphs in v3.0, 2000.)
  • Unicode fallback font (freeware fallback font for Windows)
  • URW++ Nimbus Sans Global
  • Verdana Ref (also distributed under the name "MS Reference Sans Serif," extension of the Verdana typeface)
  • Y.OzFontN (free. wide range of CJK (Japanese) characters. Includes few SMP character blocks. 59,678 glyphs in v9.13.)[citation needed]
  • XITS (especially mathematics, symbols and Greek)

Dingbat/Symbol fonts

Display/Decorative fonts

Simulation/Mimicry fonts


See also


  1. ^ Harling, Robert (1978). The Letter Forms and Type Designs of Eric Gill. Boston, MA: Eva Svensson and David R. Godine. ISBN 0879232005. 

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