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Download Georgia and Verdana, the best fonts for the web, for free!

Default Fonts

The only fonts you can be sure someone will have on their computer are:

Windows:

  • Times New Roman
  • Arial
  • Courier

Mac

  • Times
  • Helvetica

That's it!

They may have these free fonts from Microsoft:

  • Verdana ships with Internet Explorer on all platforms--so most people have it
  • Trebuchet - you can download it for free
  • Georgia - you can download it for free

So how do you help people see the default fonts, even if you substitute fonts they may have? Read on.

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