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Large Unicode fonts [Alan Wood]

Alan Wood lists and discusses the main free Unicode fonts. As of 2010, these include:

  • AbRomanSerif (3805 glyphs, Language Geek).
  • Alphabetum (5444 glyphs, by Juan José Marcos). For classical and mediaeval Latin, classical Greek, Coptic, Old and Middle English, and Sanskrit, but also includes characters for most Latin-based European languages and Esperanto.
  • Andika Basic (838 glyphs, SIL).
  • Andron Scriptor Web (1600 glyphs, Medieval Unicode Fiont Initiative).
  • Arev Sans (2851 glyphs, arev Fonts): based on Bitstream Vera Sans.
  • Arial (3381 glyphs, Microsoft).
  • Arial Unicode MS (50377 glyphs, Microsoft). Supplied with Microsoft Office 2002 (XP) and Microsoft Office 2003.
  • Berling Antiqua (842 glyphs).
  • Caslon (3551 glyphs, George Williams).
  • Charis SIL (4661 glyphs, SIL) .
  • Chrysanthi Unicode (4383 glyphs) .
  • CN-Arial (3069 glyphs, Chan-Nguyen).
  • CN-Times (2866 glyphs, Chan-Nguyen).
  • Code2000 (63546 glyphs, James Kass).
  • Courier New (3151 glyphs). Supplied with Microsoft Windows Vista.
  • DejaVu Sans (5466 glyphs). Based on Bitstream Vera Sans.
  • DejaVu Sans Condensed (5466 glyphs).
  • DejaVu Sans Mono (3169 glyphs). Based on Bitstream Vera Sans Mono.
  • DejaVu Serif (3064 glyphs). Based on Bitstream Vera Serif.
  • DejaVu Serif Condensed (3064 glyphs).
  • Dialekt Uni (1400 glyphs). Mainly for phoentics.
  • Doulos SIL (4661 glyphs, SIL).
  • e-PhonTranslit UNI (684 glyphs). Supplied withthe Indolipi package.
  • EversonMono (6396 glyphs, Michael Everson).
  • Fixedsys Excelsior 3.01 (5993 glyphs).
  • Free Idg Serif (6256 glyphs).
  • Free Monospaced (2560 glyphs).
  • Free Sans (3999 glyphs).
  • Free Serif (7971 glyphs).
  • Frutiger Linotype (840 glyphs, Linotype). Supplied with Microsoft Reader.
  • Gandhari Unicode (2265 glyphs, Andrew Glass). Designed for romanisation of Sanskrit and Gandhari.
  • Garava (1319 glyphs, Michael Best).
  • Gentium (1699 glyphs, Victor Gaultney, SIL).
  • GentiumAlt (1699 glyphs, Victor Gaultney, SIL).
  • Hindsight Unicode (2894 glyphs, Darren Rigby).
  • jGaramond (1849 glyphs).
  • Junicode (3096 glyphs, Peter S. Baker). Intended for mediaevalists.
  • Kliment Std (2849 glyphs, Kodeks).
  • Kurdish AllAlphabets (694 glyphs, Ernst Tremel). Intended for Kurdish.
  • LeedsUni (2976 glyphs, Alec McAllister).
  • Legendum (1151 glyphs).
  • Linux Biolinum O (2418 glyphs, Libertine Open Fonts Project).
  • Linux Libertine O (2432 glyphs, Libertine Open Fonts Project).
  • Lucida Bright (1402 glyphs). Supplied with Java Runtime 1.4.2.
  • Lucida Grande (2826 glyphs). Supplied with Apple - Safari 3 Public Beta.
  • Lucida Sans (Java) (2929 glyphs). Supplied with Java Runtime 1.4.2.
  • Lucida Sans (Star Office) (2094 glyphs). Supplied with Sun’s StarOffice 5.2 for Windows.
  • Lucida Sans Typewriter (Java) (1376 glyphs). Supplied with Java Runtime 1.4.2.
  • Lucida Sans Typewriter (Star Office) (1142 glyphs). Supplied with Sun's StarOffice 5.2 for Windows.
  • Lucida Sans Unicode (1779 glyphs). Supplied with Microsoft Windows Vista
  • Marin (3566 glyphs).
  • MD King KhammuRabi (1296 glyphs, Michael Davodian). Mainly for Assyrian, Aramaic, Caldean, Soryoyo, Ashoraya.
  • Microsoft Sans Serif (1997) (3053 glyphs, Microsoft). Supplied with Windows Vista. Version 1.41 (2301 characters, 2257 glyphs) was supplied with Windows XP SP2. Version 1.02 (1090 glyphs) was supplied with Microsoft Windows 2000 and Windows XP.
  • Minion Pro (1663 glyphs, Adobe). Supplied with Adobe Reader 7.
  • Monospace (2862 glyphs, George Williams).
  • MPH 2B Damase (2895 glyphs, Mark Williamson).
  • MS Reference Sans Serif (1193 glyphs). Supplied with Microsoft Encarta.
  • MS Reference Serif (1135 glyphs). Supplied with Microsoft Encarta.
  • Myriad Pro (834 glyphs, Adobe). Supplied with Adobe Reader 7.
  • Quivira (7742 glyphs, Alexander Lange).
  • Reader Sans (1291 glyphs).
  • RomanCyrillic Std (3450 glyphs, Kodeks). Also known as CampusRoman Std.
  • Roman Unicode (3923 glyphs).
  • Rupakara (394 glyphs, Michael Everson).
  • Summersby (1010 glyphs).
  • Tahoma (3301 glyphs, Microsoft). Supplied with Microsoft Windows Vista.
  • Thryomanes (1472 glyphs, Herman Miller). Mainly for old Greek.
  • Times New Roman (3380 glyphs). Supplied with Microsoft Windows Vista. Version 2.82 (1170 characters) was supplied with Windows 2000 and Windows XP.
  • TITUS Cyberbit Basic (10044 glyphs).
  • Verajja (1264 glyphs, Michael Best).
  • Verdana (911 glyphs, Microsoft). Supplied with Microsoft Windows Vista. Version 2.35 (680 characters) was supplied with Windows 2000 and Windows XP.
Suppliers of commercial Unicode fonts:

EXTERNAL LINKS
Large Unicode fonts
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INTERNAL LINKS
Standards/ISO/Unicode ⦿ Open source fonts ⦿ Garalde or Garamond typefaces ⦿ Typefaces and type design for Kurdish ⦿ Courier and derived typefaces ⦿ Caslon ⦿








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file name: Herman Miller Thryomanes 1999


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file name: Matthew Carter Tahoma 1994 23177


file name: Matthew Carter Tahoma 1994 Poster by Roaa Attuwaim 2017


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file name: Matthew Carter Tahoma 1994


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file name: Myriad Pro Cyrillic 2015


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file name: Robert Slimbach Carol Twombly Fred Brady Christopher Slye Myriad Pro 1992


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file name: Robert Slimbach Carol Twombly Fred Brady Christopher Slye Myriad Pro 1992d


file name: Robert Slimbach Carol Twombly Fred Brady Christopher Slye Myriad Pro 1992e


file name: Robert Slimbach Minion Pro Black 1990


file name: Robert Slimbach Minion 1990 Poster by Gabrielle Schneider 2015


file name: Robert Slimbach Minion Pro Condensed 1990


file name: Kris Holmes Charles Bigelow Lucida Sans 1985 poster by Kivilcim Er 2019


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