The best free handwriting fonts to add personality to your designs

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Utilising free handwriting fonts is a great way to give your design projects an authentic, personal feel, and the good news is there are many fonts available for free online.  Whether you use an elegant script to create a sophisticated feel or ragged scrawl that conveys a sense of energy and urgency, be sure that we have plenty of options below. 

There are lots of options for the best free fonts online and even more specific styles like the best free script fonts, but our pick of the best free handwriting fonts around will hopefully save you some time searching every corner of the web. All of the fonts below are free at least for personal use – many are also free for commercial use, but always check the current terms to make sure.

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As well as the fonts below, we highly recommend by Monotype to find fonts for all kinds of projects. It has over 130,000 fonts, from brush fonts to display, and more than 900 of them are completely free.

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Alison Barretta

Alison is a freelance writer and editor from Philadelphia, USA. She's been sharing buying advice and retail news for over a decade. When she isn't hunting for deals, Alison can be found teaching/training in martial arts, fawning over skincare, and indulging in her quarantine-borne hobby: cooking. She has written for a number of publications including TechRadar, Forbes and Business Insider.

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