Need to import Google fonts to your project on Windows and Mac. For working your project on Microsoft Office or Keynote?
Here’s how to import and install additional fonts for your project on your computers. In this case, is Google Fonts.
First thing first, you need to download fonts from Google Fonts website. Download as many fonts as you need for your project/work here: https://fonts.google.com/
Make sure to choose every font size and type from Google Fonts website
To make sure that you got all kind of fonts type and sizes that you need for your work. Below is the of example how to choose it from Google Fonts website along with the screenshot.
On Google Fonts website, click on ‘Plus’ button to select every fonts that you want to import/add to your Windows or Mac computers. As I said before, download as many as you like. It’s free!
Next, make sure you choose the size and type for every fonts that you want to download e.g. italic, bold etc. For more detile, click screen shot to enlarge.
When you done, click the Download Icon in top right to download all the fonts to your computer.
Now is time to install it on your Windows PC or Mac computers. We start with Windows first.
Installing Google Fonts on Windows
To install Google Fonts on Windows is pretty simple. What you need to do is to extract Google Fonts that you download earlier using Windows Archive extractor software such as WinRar or 7-Zip.
Then copy extracted fonts files to Windows Fonts folder. The location path of Windows Font folder is this: Control Panel\All Control Panel Items\Fonts
Or simply type on Windows search bar for ‘Fonts’ then select View installed fonts.
Just copy and paste Google fonts on Windows Fonts folder to install it.
Import and Install Google Fonts on Mac
To import Google Fonts on Mac computers. First you need to extract downloaded fonts using macOs Archive Utility or any zip Mac extractor like The Unarchiver.
When done extracting fonts, go to Application folder and look for Apple Font Book.
Additionally create a new folder in Font Book App by click on bottom left ‘Plus’ button. You can name it e.g. My Fonts.
Once you done create your personal folder. Click on ‘Plus’ button again, but this time is plus button on ‘top-middle’ left on Font Book app window.
Navigate to where you extract Google Fonts earlier. And click on every fonts that you like to install on your Mac.
Or simply select em all and import em at once by using Mac keyboard shortcut command Cmd A to select all files. And hit the ‘Open’ button to start installing Google Fonts on your Mac.
See screenshot below for example. Click or tap to enlarge.
And done! now you have richer option for fonts that you can use em on your project. Whether on Microsoft Office, Keynote, Photoshop, Gimp etc.
Hope you find this info is useful. And thanks for read 🙂