Core Fonts for SEO Friendly Website Development

An essential part of SEO is designing your website so that it conforms to standards.

The below table of Microsoft Core fonts is no longer freely available from Microsoft, but these free standard fonts are available here, completely legally thanks to the terms of Microsoft’s font license.


Thanks to Nick Shanks for hosting these fonts and sharing his knowledge on them.

Windows Macintosh Linux
Andale Mono andale32.exe andalemono.sit.hqx (v 2.00)
Arial arial32.exe Arial.sit.hqx (v 2.90) Nimbus Sans L
Arial Black arialb32.exe ArialBlack.sit.hqx (v 2.35)
Comic Sans MS comic32.exe ComicSans.sit.hqx (v 2.10)
Courier New courie32.exe CourierNew.sit.hqx (v 2.61) Nimbus Mono L
Georgia georgi32.exe Georgia.sit.hqx (v 2.05)
Impact impact32.exe Impact.sit.hqx (v 2.35)
Times New Roman times32.exe TimesNew.sit.hqx (v 2.91) Nimbus Roman NÂș9 L
Trebuchet MS trebuc32.exe Trebuchet.sit.hqx (v 1.15)
Verdana verdan32.exe Verdana.sit.hqx (v 2.35)
Webdings webdin32.exe

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