Windows arrives in with namely TrueType fonts and OpenType fonts. They function with a vast range of computers, printers, and programs. TrueType fonts (.ttf/.ttc) can be scaled up to almost any size and are crystal clear and readable in all sizes. They can be transmitted to any printer or other output device backed up by Windows.

OpenType fonts (.otf) are almost like TrueType fonts, but general include a much greater elongation of the fundamental character set, such as miniature capitalization, old-style numerics, and more elaborated shapes, such as glyph and ligatures. OpenType fonts are also crystal clear and readable in almost all sizes and can be transmitted to any printer or other output device backed up by Windows.

PostScript fonts are fonts which have been made by Adobe Systems that are smooth, elaborated, and of greater quality. They are usually utilized for printing, particularly professional-quality printing, such as books or magazines.

Steps to Preview Fonts in Windows 7 / Windows 8 / Windows 8.1

1. Open the Control Panel in the icons view in Windows 7 or Windows 8.

2. Click on the Fonts icon.

Open Fonts in control panel

3. Select a individual font or font family that you want to see a preview of.

Preview fonts

4. Click/tap on the Preview button on the toolbar.

5. You will now see a preview of the font or font family.

Font Preview


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