List of Apple typefaces

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This is a list of typefaces made by/for Apple Inc.



  • 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)[1]
  • Fancy (1993), Apple Newton font based on Times Roman




  • 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]

  • Venice (1984, 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.[2]


See also[edit]


  1. ^ Ploudre, Jonathan. "Using the Espy font". Low End Mac. Retrieved 13 September 2015. 
  2. ^ Wang, Yue. "Interview with Charles Bigelow" (PDF). TUGboat. Retrieved 13 September 2015.