Check out this cool compilation of free typewriter fonts that you can put to good use in your vintage designs.
Typewriter fonts are a popular choice to incorporate into vintage and retro designs. Courier is probably the best known font of this type but there are many other cool typewriter-inspired designs out there.
Here, we've scoured the internet to find 10 free typewriter fonts that will help bring the spirit of the past to your designs.
This traditional typewriter font was created by Koczman Bálint of Magique Fonts. With over 30 fonts in his portfolio, his designs have amassed over seven million downloads. The brilliant set includes every character you might possibly need.
02. Last Draft Font
Designer Andrew Hart has designed over 60 typefaces, all of which are available online. We especially admit this fancy typewriter font, Last Draft Font. Free for personal use, the download includes a full set of upper and lower case letters, numbers and special characters.
This typewriter-based, serif, mono-spaced typeface was designed by E.V Norat. It replicates exactly how characters were once printed on teletype machines, which were used throughout the world for communications and weather reporting and transmission purposes.
04. My Underwood
Typeface designer Michael Tension is the man behind this My Underwood design. The Canadian-based artist has over 18 fonts available online, which have been downloaded over two millions times in total.
Typeface designer Manfred Klein has over 500 fonts available online, which have racked up over a whopping 32 million downloads. Included in his extensive font portfolio is this charming Old Newspaper typeface, which is available for personal use only.
This unqiue typewriter typeface was created by designer Volker Busse. He designed the font based on the high circulation of Black Letter fonts before the Second World War. "Based on this fact, typewriters were also equipped with Black Letter fonts, monospaced. Not common typewriters, but special ones seen every now and then."
Brenton Scrawl Type enables you to replicate the look of a typewriter in serious need of a service. This free download includes a full set of capital and lower case letters, as well as the figures 1-9, which includes a backwards 5.
Metacopy was created by designer Yoshiki Kita. The cracked, distorted, small print is a popular typewriter font, having been downloaded over 70,000 times now. The free download includes a full set of numbers, letters and special characters.
09. Chunk Type
Jon Bruce of FontCo.com is the man behind this free Chunk typeface design. The font was created with the look of the IBM Selectric typewriter (occasionally known as the IBM Golfball typewriter) and is free for both personal and commercial use. Chunk comes with a full set of upper and lower case letters and numbers 0-9.
10. Type Keys Font
This cool font was developed by Ronna Penner of Typadelic. The free download offers the design both filled and unfilled. Free for personal use, the download comes complete with a full set of upper case letters, numbers and other characters you might find on a typewriter.
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