How to Access Newly Added Fonts in macOS Catalina

Nice looking fonts always give pleasure to viewer’s eyes. Apple has recently introduced brand new macOS fonts which you can use system-wide on your MacBook. They are available in huge numbers from quite well-known sources like Klim Type Foundry and Commercial Type. If you would like to use these new fonts on your Mac, you have landed at the right place. In this tutorial we are going to explain how to access newly added free fonts in macOS Catalina.

Accessing Newly Added Free Fonts on Mac

Recently added free fonts are slightly under wraps as they aren’t downloaded automatically by default. However, you can easily find them down and download them on your MacBook. Some of the new fonts that we really liked are Produkt (8 styles), Proxima Nova (12 styles), Domaine (6 styles), Founders Grotesk (17 styles), and Graphik (18 styles). These fonts have beautiful design and you can use them in many design projects. Let’s see how to download and use free fonts on Mac.

Step 1

First of all, open the Font Book app on your Mac. If you don’t see it in your Dock, just search for it using Spotlight.

Now, click on All Fonts filter which you can find in the sidebar.

Step 2

Next, scroll down and look for the grayed-out fonts. The fonts that look like to be dimmed or grayed out in Font Book are either disabled or the newly added ones from Apple.

Step 3

Now, select a font that you want to download and click on the Download button at the top right corner.

You will get a popup saying something like “The selection includes fonts which must be downloaded in order to be enabled. Do you wish to continue? Click on Download button to confirm the action.

After the font has been downloaded successfully, you can now use it as usual on your Mac.

Few Other Things About Fonts on Mac

So, downloading and using newly added or disabled fonts on macOS Catalina is quite easy. Here are few other things you would like to learn about using fonts on Mac:

  • If you don’t need any font anymore, you can easily disable it on your Mac. Select any font in the Font Book and choose Edit menu at the top, then, click on Disable (font name). This will disable the font but font will remain installed but won’t show up in the font list of your apps.
  • You can also remove any font that you don’t need anymore. Simply select the font in Font Book and then click on the File menu. Then, click on Remove.
  • macOS also supports a variety of font types including Variable TrueType (.ttf), TrueType (.ttf), , TrueType Collection (.ttc), OpenType Collection (.ttc) fonts, and OpenType (.otf).

Download and Use Newly Added Free Fonts on macOS

Above tutorial explained, how you can download and use newly added free fonts on your MacBook. You can easily manage your fonts in Font Book app and it doesn’t require any expertise. Now you know how to download and use these beautiful fonts, make the most of them to create beautiful text or stunning design. Hope this tutorial helped you downloading newly added fonts on macOS Catalina. Feel free to write your suggestions and queries in the comment section down below.

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