|Purred: Sat May 14, '16 7:25pm PST |
|Software vendors change things like that when new versions are released, often annoying users accustomed to having a specific thing available. Whether it's games included with MS Windows (humans are touchy about their Solitaire!) or certain favorite features in a particular program, alas, we're all subject to the whims of some marketing gurus in their ivory towers.
Fonts are also changed with some regularity. But you don't need to be left high and dry. There are sources for free fonts online. However, you MUST be very, VERY careful where you get them, to avoid downloadng malware or spyware.
I'm not qualified to answer any questions about the legalities of using fonts. I don't know how to check whether any given font is "stolen" or may legitimately be used without paying for it. But if you examine the Terms & Conditions and/or FAQ pages of a website offering font downloads, you'll probably get some idea where they stand.
Here are a couple of them that have been recommended to my family:
And here is an article with suggestions on finding free fonts:
The Top 10 Places to Find Free Fonts - Thousands of Free Fonts for the Taking
Also, if you find what you need but need help making them actually work on your system, check this out:
How Do I Make Downloaded Fonts Show Up in the Font List of My Software?
I have very little experience in this area; maybe someone else who knows more on this subject can pitch in their advice..?
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