How do I install new fonts?

Installing new fonts on your computer is a fairly simple process. First, you’ll need to locate and download the font files you’d like to install. You can find fonts on websites such as or

Once you’ve selected the fonts you’d like to use, you’ll need to extract them from the zipped file they’re typically downloaded in. This can be done by double-clicking the zipped file and dragging the files out of the folder window onto your desktop.

Next, open the Control Panel on your computer. The Control Panel can be accessed via the Start Menu or by searching for “Control Panel” in the Windows search field. Once you’re in the Control Panel, select “Appearance and Personalization” followed by “Fonts.”

When the “Fonts” window opens, drag and drop the font files from your desktop into the window. They should appear as thumbnails that can be viewed and deleted as needed. Once you’ve added all the fonts you’d like to install, you’re ready to start using them in your favorite programs.

When you open a program with text editing capabilities, such as Word or Photoshop, the new fonts should appear in the font selection menu. This makes it easy to start using your new fonts right away.

Sometimes you may need to restart your computer before the fonts will be available in certain programs.

Overall, installing fonts on your computer is a fairly straightforward process. All you need to do is locate and download the font files, extract them from the zip folder, move them into the Fonts window of your Control Panel, and then use them in whatever program you’d like. With a few simple steps, you can easily start using your new fonts.