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This is a list of
made by/for typefaces Apple Inc.
Proportional [ edit ]
Apple Garamond (1983), designed to replace Motter Tektura in the Apple logo. Not included on Macs in a user-available form.
New York (1984, by Susan Kare), a serif font. Converted to ttf by Charles Bigelow but no longer installed on Macs. Only a roman style, without complementary italic. Toronto (1984, Susan Kare)
Athens (1984, Susan Kare), slab serif.
Hoefler Text (1991, Jonathan Hoefler), still included with every Mac. Four-member family with an ornament font. Espy Serif (1993, bitmapped font, dropped with Mac OS 8)
 Fancy (1993),
Apple Newton font based on Times Roman
Proportional [ edit ]
Chicago (1984 by Susan Kare, pre- Mac OS 8 system font, also used by early iPods)
Geneva (1984 by Susan Kare), sans-serif font inspired by Helvetica. Converted to TrueType format and still installed on Macs. Espy Sans (1993,
Apple eWorld, Apple Newton and iPod Mini font, known as System on the Apple Newton platform)
System (1993, see Espy Sans) eWorld Tight (1993),
Apple eWorld font based on Helvetica Compressed Simple (1993),
Apple Newton font, based on Geneva)
Skia (1993 Matthew Carter), demonstration of QuickDraw GX typography in the style of inscriptions from antiquity. Still installed on Macs.
Charcoal (1999, Mac OS 8 system font)
Lucida Grande (2000 by Charles Bigelow and Kris Holmes, used in OS X)
San Francisco (2014), the new system font on Apple Watch and other Apple devices from winter 2015
Myriad (Apple's corporate font and used by the iPod photo), not installed on Macs in a user-accessible format. Designed by Robert Slimbach and Carol Twombly.
Monospaced [ edit ]
Monaco (1984, Susan Kare) Bitmap, later converted to TrueType. Still included with Macs, but default monospace typeface is now Menlo.
Menlo (2009, Jim Lyles), based on the open-source font Bitstream Vera.
Script and handwritten [ edit ]
Apple Chancery by
, commissioned by Apple in 1993. Holmes had been taught calligraphy at Reed College, by the same tutors as Steve Jobs (though not at the same time). The font's goal was to include complex alternates to somewhat mimic the verve of Renaissance scribes.
Bill Atkinson), bitmap script inspired by chancery cursive. Never converted to ttf. Los Angeles (1984,
Susan Kare), bitmap casual script font. Never converted to ttf. Apple Casual (1993, used on
Apple Newton) Apple Chancery (1993,
Kris Holmes), a test-bed for contextual alternates in font programming. Still installed on Macs. 
Miscellaneous [ edit ]
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