French is the language mainly spoken in French, Monaco, Quebec of Canada etc. It has about 70 to 110 million native speakers and 190 million second language speakers. French is also one of the most studied foreign languages in the world as a second language just after English. French alphabet is based on Latin alphabet and consists of 26 letters of the Latin alphabet as well as additional ligatures and diacritics, they are Àà, Ââ, Ææ,Éé, Èè, Êê, Ëë,Ùù, Ûû, Üü,Ôô, Œœ,Îî, Ïï,Çç,Ÿÿ.
To type those special characters in French, an easy way is to use keyboard shortcuts on your computer. For example, now you want to type à on Windows, you just hold your ALT key then type 0224 or 133 on your activated Number Pad. You can find a list of codes for those French special characters for Windows, Mac and HTML.
For those who need to type French on a regular basis, using keyboard shortcuts is obviously inconvenient. In this case, you will need to install a French keyboard. A typical French keyboard will enable you to type French easily, but first you need to get familiar with its keyboard layout. French language keyboards use an “AZERTY” layout as compared to an English language keyboard that uses a “QWERTY” layout. Here is how a typical French keyboard looks like:
To get familiar with the French keyboard layout fast, it is suggested that you buy a keyboard or a keyboard sticker of French, which has the French keyboard layout printed on it and can be placed on the surface of your existing keyboard. However, whether you want to type with a keyboard or a keyboard sticker you need to first install the French keyboard.
Create text-based images or logos with French fonts
Below is a collection of French fonts. The following tool will enable you to enter text in French, and then it will convert your text into images using different fonts, colors, sizes based on your selection. You can then save the image by right clicking on it. You may either enter French directly or copy from other sources and paste below.