Windows 10 comes with a number of pre-installed fonts but yet you need to install fonts to meet your specific text or print needs. Fonts provide typography and shape to the text on digital screens. You can install fonts from a number of font repositories. Some are free and same offer paid fonts. There are many types of fonts available but the most common type of font that you can install in any version of windows is True Type Fonts (ttf).
Before you start installing fonts in windows 10, you can download fonts for free from Google fonts which offer a rich repository of fonts. You can select a particular font by clicking on plus sign and then download it in zip form to a specific location on your hard disk. Other online sources of fonts include FontSquirrel and DaFont.com and urbanfonts.com.
Step by Step instructions to install fonts in windows 10 OS
Open the folder where you have downloaded the fonts. Now select the font (.ttf extension) and right click on it. Click on install.
Verify and Use the Font
Open control panel and click on fonts button.
Here you can find the installed font. You can also search the font in the search box as shown below.
To preview the style and design of the font, just click on the font.
To use it in Microsoft word, open the software and select the just installed font from the drop down list.
Download and Install Stylish Fonts
Windows 10 has eased out the installation process of fonts and there are many sources of free fonts like google fonts which not only allow you to download the unlimited number of fonts in your local storage device but also allows you to directly embed the fonts in a webpage. You can install these fonts for better looks on the display screens as well as on the printing material like brochures or catalogs. Which font do you like the most? Share your views in the comments-form below.