How to add fonts in photoshop

Photoshop is a widespread tool for designing . It is popular tool that is used in drawing tablets, computers for drawing and animation. Like other features, expert designers know how to add fonts in Photoshop, but some newbies don’t know how to use these features. Learning how to add fonts in Photoshop is a pretty essential skill, but a crucial one because almost every design project calls for the addition of text. In this article, I will guide you about this feature in detail.

Download Free Fonts

First of all, you need to download fonts. Many websites are offering free fonts, and some fonts are paid for. So, first, you need to know that a font you want to use is available for free or not. To check this, type “Free fonts download” in google. If you get your desired font in free, then well and good. Otherwise, go to a website, select a font, purchase and download.

Here are the basic steps to add fonts:

  • Select a font and click download
  • Extract the font file if it’s in a Zip format 
  • Right-click on the font file and select “Install.”
  • Restart Photoshop and any programs where you wish to use the new font
  • Your newly installed font is now able to use across all of your applications

How to identify font style?

Designers need to use many fonts during designing, and most of the time, they get ideas from another project, website or image. Mostly, they don’t know font names. There are many online tools and extensions available to identify font names. The popular extension name is WhatFont. This own google extension and is very easy to use. Designers can use this extension to identify fonts on web pages. 

Firebug and Webkit Inspector are easy enough to use for developers. However, for others, this should not be necessary. With this extension, you could inspect web fonts by just hovering on them. It is that simple and elegant. It also detects the services used for serving the web fonts. Supports Typekit and Google Font API.

Here is video guide

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