Figma, being a versatile and dynamic tool for digital designers, offers numerous features including the ability to use and download a wide variety of fonts. In this guide, we will walk through the simple process of downloading fonts in Figma.
Downloading Fonts in Figma
Step 1: Install Figma Font Helper
Before you can download and use fonts in Figma, you need to have the Figma Font Helper installed in your system. This tool allows Figma to pull fonts directly from your computer system.
Head over to the Figma downloads page (https://www.figma.com/downloads/) and download the Figma Font Helper.
Step 2: Set up Figma Font Helper
Once you’ve downloaded the Figma Font Helper, install it on your system. After installation, log in to your Figma account and you’ll see it running in the menu bar.
Step 3: Downloading the Font
Now, you’re all set to download your desired font. You can download fonts from a number of websites. Some popular sources include Google Fonts, Adobe Fonts, and Font Squirrel.
Step 4: Installing the Font
After downloading the font file, you need to install it on your system. The installation process may vary depending on your operating system, but in most cases, you can install a font by double-clicking the font file and selecting the “Install” option.
Using the Font in Figma
After installing the font, you can now use it in Figma. Simply go to the text tool in Figma, click on the font dropdown, and you should see your newly installed font in the list!
Remember: Figma pulls fonts from your system fonts, so any font installed on your computer will automatically be available in Figma.
Figma, with its ability to access system fonts, allows designers to have a range of options when it comes to typography. By following these steps, you can easily download and use any font in your Figma designs. Happy designing!