Outline Fonts

About Outline Fonts

Sometimes you may need your text in a hollow effect and outline fonts or hollow fonts can satisfy your needs. Outline fonts are designed with the internal area of a glyph transparent. As outline fonts may look blurred in very small sizes, they are often used in large sizes and sometimes with 3D or shadow effects to add the artistic look of texts. It should be noted that outline fonts can also be referred to as one of the three basic kinds of computer font formats, the other two are raster fonts and stroke fonts. The difference of them lie in that raster fonts are made of images and can not be scaled while outline fonts and stroke fonts  are scalable. Now  most fonts we use on computer are outline fonts. Gothic Outline designed by Kingsley/ATF is a typical font family of outline style.

Gothic Outline by Kingsley/ATF

To download free outline fonts, you can take a look at our free fonts collection, which offers more than 20,000 fonts in different categories. If you are looking for outline fonts that are of high quality (well kerned, broad character support, etc.), have a look at outline fonts at myfonts.com. If you don’t want the hassle of downloading and installing fonts, but just need simple designs in outline fonts. Check the tool below.

Create text-based logos and images with outline fonts

Below is a collection of outline fonts. You can use the following tool to generate text images based on your selection of colors, sizes using outline fonts in seconds. To download the image, just right-click on the image and save. To embed images on web pages or forums, you can click on the "EMBED" button to get codes.


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