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Over 75 Free Fonts That Will Make You a Better Designer

Over 75 Free Fonts That Will Make You a Better Designer

Although often overlooked, fonts are just as important as the images and colors that we use to create beautiful things. Most people never consider the weight that the typeface carries – even in the simplest designs. For years we’ve been trained to only browse through the limited collection of fonts found in Word. The fact is, there are thousands of free fonts available that can be downloaded to use anywhere you please.

Using Free Fonts

I’ve scoured the web to create a shortlist of the best free fonts out there. I’ve personally used each of these fonts, so I can assure you they’re top notch! And if you don’t like any of these? Well, I doubt that, but if you’re looking for more check out these apps.

All of the following 75+ fonts are free in one way or another. Most of them offer a full commercial license. This means you can use the font just about any way you want. Some fonts, however, may only offer a couple of demos from the complete font collection. For instance, if they have 12 fonts total (light to bold to heavy), they might only let you use the light version for free and offer the remaining versions at a small cost.

Using the right fonts can completely change a design. This is one of the easiest ways to take even the simplest designs to the next level. There are countless fonts out there, all fighting for your attention. I hope this collection will prove to be as useful to you as it has been for me.

Campton: View More + Download 

campton-free-font

    Baron: View More + Download

    baron

      Mohave: View More + Download

      mohave

        Glober: View More + Download

        glober

          Disclaimer: View More + Download

          disclaimer01

            Canter: View More + Download

            canter01

              Simplifica: View More + Download

              simplifica

                Adam: View More + Download

                adam

                  Kaiju: View More + Download

                  kaiju

                    Fairview: View More + Download

                    Fairview-Font-5

                      Aqua Grotesque: View More + Download

                      Aqua Grotesque

                        Odin Rounded: View More + Download

                        Odin-image-1

                          Biko: View More + Download

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                          biko

                            Porto: View More + Download

                            porto1

                              Dense: View More + Download

                              dense

                                Chase: View More + Download

                                chase

                                  Flagship Free Typeface: View More + Download

                                  flasgship

                                    Ostrich Sans Inline: View More + Download

                                    ostrich-sans-5

                                      Borg: View More + Download

                                      Borg-Font

                                        Novito Nova: View More + Download

                                        Novito-NOVA

                                          Bosun: View More + Download

                                          bosun

                                            Le Super Serif: View More + Download

                                            Le-Super-Serif

                                              Kraftstoff Typeface: View More + Download

                                              Kraftstoff

                                                High Tide: View More + Download

                                                hightide01

                                                  Manteka: View More + Download

                                                  Manteka

                                                    Adamas Regular: View More + Download

                                                    Adamas-Regular

                                                      Langdon: View More + Download

                                                      langdon

                                                        Lovelo: View More + Download

                                                        lovelo01

                                                          Airbag: View More + Download

                                                          airbag-typeface-free

                                                            London: View More + Download

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                                                            london

                                                              True Love: View More + Download

                                                              true love

                                                                Moonshiner: View More + Download

                                                                moonshiner

                                                                  Hagin Serif: View More + Download

                                                                  hagin

                                                                    Norwester: View More + Download

                                                                    norwester

                                                                      Bitter: View More + Download

                                                                      bitter

                                                                        Ribbon: View More + Download

                                                                        ribbon

                                                                          Attitude: View More + Download

                                                                          Attitude-font

                                                                            Geomancy: View More + Download

                                                                            geomancy-fame

                                                                              Moderne Sans: View More + Download

                                                                              moderne sans

                                                                                Sant Joan Despi: View More + Download

                                                                                Sant-Joan-Despi-Free-Font

                                                                                  Garnata: View More + Download

                                                                                  garnata

                                                                                    Kirvy: View More + Download

                                                                                    KIRVY

                                                                                      Reckoner: View More + Download

                                                                                      recokoner

                                                                                        Coco: View More + Download

                                                                                        coco

                                                                                          Montserrat: View More + Download

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                                                                                            Blanch: View More + Download

                                                                                            blanch

                                                                                              Abraham Lincoln: View More + Download

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                                                                                              Abraham-Lincoln-01

                                                                                                Valencia: View More + Download

                                                                                                Valentina

                                                                                                  Nexa: View More + Download

                                                                                                  nexafont01

                                                                                                    Archive: View More + Download

                                                                                                    archive1

                                                                                                      Weston: View More + Download

                                                                                                      weston

                                                                                                        Intro: View More + Download

                                                                                                        intro01

                                                                                                          Silverfake: View More + Download

                                                                                                          silverfake

                                                                                                            Code Pro: View More + Download

                                                                                                            codepro_01

                                                                                                              A Love of Thunder: View More + Download

                                                                                                              a-love-of-thunder_9006

                                                                                                                Fabrica: View More + Download

                                                                                                                fabrica

                                                                                                                  Carton: View More + Download

                                                                                                                  carton

                                                                                                                    AXIS: View More + Download

                                                                                                                    axis

                                                                                                                      Elegant Lux: View More + Download

                                                                                                                      elegant lux

                                                                                                                        Building: View More + Download

                                                                                                                        building

                                                                                                                          Muchacho: View More + Download

                                                                                                                          muchacho

                                                                                                                            Komoda: View More + Download

                                                                                                                            komoda

                                                                                                                              Oranienbaum: View More + Download

                                                                                                                              Oranienbaum

                                                                                                                                RBNo2: View More + Download

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                                                                                                                                RBNo2_06

                                                                                                                                  Geared: View More + Download

                                                                                                                                  geared

                                                                                                                                    Haymaker: View More + Download

                                                                                                                                    haymaker

                                                                                                                                      Nougatine: View More + Download

                                                                                                                                      NOUGATINE

                                                                                                                                        Metropolis: View More + Download

                                                                                                                                        metropolis

                                                                                                                                          Rleud: View More + Download

                                                                                                                                          rleud

                                                                                                                                            Nautilus Pompilius: View More + Download

                                                                                                                                            nautilustype

                                                                                                                                              Portica: View More + Download

                                                                                                                                              Portica

                                                                                                                                                Lichtspiele: View More + Download

                                                                                                                                                lichtspiele

                                                                                                                                                  Vast Shadow: View More + Download

                                                                                                                                                  vast-shadow

                                                                                                                                                    Cinzel: View More + Download

                                                                                                                                                    Cinzel

                                                                                                                                                      Marta: View More + Download

                                                                                                                                                      marta

                                                                                                                                                        Korneuburg: View More + Download

                                                                                                                                                        Korneuburg

                                                                                                                                                          Flagship Slab Rounded: View More + Download

                                                                                                                                                          flasgship

                                                                                                                                                            Bandera: View More + Download

                                                                                                                                                            bandera

                                                                                                                                                              Impregnable: View More + Download

                                                                                                                                                              impregnable

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                                                                                                                                                                Exploring alternatives to Google Notebook? There are more than a few ‘notebooks’ available online these days, although choosing the right one will likely depend on just what you use Google Notebook for.

                                                                                                                                                                1. Zoho Notebook
                                                                                                                                                                  If you want to stick with something as close to Google Notebook as possible, Zoho Notebook may just be your best bet. The user interface has some significant changes, but in general, Zoho Notebook has pretty similar features. There is even a Firefox plugin that allows you to highlight content and drop it into your Notebook. You can go a bit further, though, dropping in any spreadsheets or documents you have in Zoho, as well as some applications and all websites — to the point that you can control a desktop remotely if you pare it with something like Zoho Meeting.
                                                                                                                                                                2. Evernote
                                                                                                                                                                  The features that Evernote brings to the table are pretty great. In addition to allowing you to capture parts of a website, Evernote has a desktop search tool mobil versions (iPhone and Windows Mobile). It even has an API, if you’ve got any features in mind not currently available. Evernote offers 40 MB for free accounts — if you’ll need more, the premium version is priced at $5 per month or $45 per year. Encryption, size and whether you’ll see ads seem to be the main differences between the free and premium versions.
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                                                                                                                                                                  If the major allure for Google Notebooks lays in the Firefox extension, Net Notes might be a good alternative. It’s a Firefox extension that allows you to save notes on websites in your bookmarks. You can toggle the Net Notes sidebar and access your notes as you browse. You can also tag websites. Net Notes works with Mozilla Weave if you need to access your notes from multiple computers.
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                                                                                                                                                                  You can highlight and save information from any website while you’re browsing with i-Lighter. You can also add notes to your i-Lighted information, as well as email it or send the information to be posted to your blog or Twitter account. Your notes are saved in a notebook on your computer — but they’re also synchronized to the iLighter website. You can log in to the site from any computer.
                                                                                                                                                                5. Clipmarks
                                                                                                                                                                  For those browsers interested in sharing what they find with others, Clipmarks provides a tool to select clips of text, images and video and share them with friends. You can easily syndicate your finds to a whole list of sites such as Facebook, Twitter and Digg. You can also easily review your past clips and use them as references through Clipmarks’ website.
                                                                                                                                                                6. UberNote
                                                                                                                                                                  If you can think of a way to send notes to UberNote, it can handle it. You can clip material while browsing, email, IM, text message or even visit the UberNote sites to add notes to the information you have saved. You can organize your notes, tag them and even add checkboxes if you want to turn a note into some sort of task list. You can drag and drop information between notes in order to manage them.
                                                                                                                                                                7. iLeonardo
                                                                                                                                                                  iLeonardo treats research as a social concern. You can create a notebook on iLeonardo on a particular topic, collecting information online. You can also access other people’s notebooks. It may not necessarily take the place of Google Notebook — I’m pretty sure my notes on some subjects are cryptic — but it’s a pretty cool tool. You can keep notebooks private if you like the interface but don’t want to share a particular project. iLeonardo does allow you to follow fellow notetakers and receive the information they find on a particular topic.
                                                                                                                                                                8. Zotero
                                                                                                                                                                  Another Firefox extension, Zotero started life as a citation management tool targeted towards academic researchers. However, it offers notetaking tools, as well as a way to save files to your notebook. If you do a lot of writing in Microsoft Word or Open Office, Zotero might be the tool for you — it’s integrated with both word processing software to allow you to easily move your notes over, as well as several blogging options. Zotero’s interface is also available in more than 30 languages.

                                                                                                                                                                I’ve been relying on Google Notebook as a catch-all for blog post ideas — being able to just highlight information and save it is a great tool for a blogger.

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                                                                                                                                                                In replacing it, though, I’m starting to lean towards Evernote. I’ve found it handles pretty much everything I want, especially with the voice recording feature. I’m planning to keep trying things out for a while yet — I’m sticking with Google Notebook until the Firefox extension quits working — and if you have any recommendations that I missed when I put together this list, I’d love to hear them — just leave a comment!

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