Learn how to use all the fonts available on Adobe Fonts. This content is recommended for professional to fully utilize Adobe Fonts, which offers a wide range of high-quality fonts created by outstanding font makers from around the world (and they are available for commercial use!), designers who want to design logos for companies, and bloggers who want to use Adobe Fonts as web fonts.
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How to Use Adobe Fonts
Adobe Fonts is a free service that you can use by obtaining an Adobe ID. Obtaining an Adobe ID is completely free, of course. However, please note that only limited fonts are available for free members. You can register for free here.
To use all the fonts available on Adobe Fonts, you need to subscribe to one of the plans in Creative Cloud. This subscription will unlock access to all fonts.
While Adobe Fonts doesn't differ significantly from Google Fonts for free members, if you're a paid member, you'll have access to a wide variety of high-quality fonts, including multiple styles.
I have been a subscriber to Adobe for over 5 years and for those who have never used Adobe software before, I will recommend the best plan in Creative Cloud below.
A Recommended Creative Cloud Plan
There are various plans available in Creative Cloud, but choosing based on "what type of designs you primarily create" and "which software suits you best" will ensure you make the right choice. My top recommendation is Adobe Photography Plan.
Photography Plan includes Photoshop and Lightroom, both powerful image editing software, and is popular in Creative Cloud due to the affordability of having these two main software available in a single package.
|Access to 21 Services
In addition to Photoshop and Lightroom, paid members have access to a total of 21 services including design apps and software not available to free members. Adobe Fonts is one of these services. Alongside the software and apps shown in the image above, the Plan includes the following services:
- 20GB/1TB Cloud Storage
- Adobe Fonts
- Adobe Portfolio
- Adobe Express
- Acrobat Create PDF
- Acrobat Export PDF
- Creative Cloud Canvas
- Photoshop Web
- Lightroom Web
(Available for a 7-day free trial)
You can choose between 20GB and 1TB of cloud storage. Prices differ for 1TB storage.
Adobe Portfolio can be operated with a custom domain.
Adobe Express has a free version. The paid version is separate from the Photography Plan and includes 100GB of Adobe Stock assets and cloud storage. You can compare the differences between the free and paid versions on the official site.
Photoshop/Lightroom Web are browser-based versions.
How to Add Adobe Fonts
Once you have access to Adobe Fonts, you can select your preferred font from "All Fonts" and activate it, which will automatically add it to Adobe software like Photoshop.
If you only want to see fonts in a specific language, you can switch the language filter as you prefer. Generally, restarting the software is not necessary.
Clicking the highlighted button in yellow is all you need to do.
After activating a font, you will see a screen like the one below. Adobe Fonts can be used without installation, so you can use a variety of fonts without worrying about your PC's storage capacity.
However, activating too many fonts at once can slow down the software loading. It might be a good idea to "add to favorites" for fonts you're interested in and only activate fonts you intend to use.
FAQ About Adobe Fonts
Finally, we have compiled some frequently asked questions about Adobe Fonts.
Q: Can logos using Adobe Fonts be trademarked?
A: Yes, they can. Adobe Fonts' license is user-friendly, allowing for confident commercial use. For more details, please check here on the official website.
Q: Are the fonts available on Adobe Fonts usable indefinitely?
A: No, fonts available on Adobe Fonts might not be available a year from now, even if they are currently accessible. Therefore, it's advisable to use the fonts you want while they are available.
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