Pixel Fonts

About Pixel Fonts

Pixel fonts, also known as screen fonts or bitmap fonts, are fonts consisting of small pixels. Pixel fonts display the texts in simple blocks instead of elaborate curves as most regular fonts do. So the obvious advantage of pixel fonts over regular fonts is that texts using pixel fonts can still look crisp and clear in very small sizes. Pixel fonts are very popular over the Internet due to its clearness and crisp look, especially in websites that require text legibility in small sizes such as flash websites.

Because pixel fonts are usually designed to fit pixel by pixel with the computer screen, it will be best displayed at a specified size. Thyme Nu created by Michel Troy is a typical font family of pixel style. The family contains six fonts, and they are perfect for both small screen resolutions and outputs at larger sizes.

Thyme Nu by Michel Troy

To download free pixel 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 pixel fonts that are of high quality (well kerned, broad character support, etc.), have a look at pixel fonts at myfonts.com. If you don’t want the hassle of downloading and installing fonts, but just need simple designs in pixel fonts. Check the tool below.

Create text-based logos and images with pixel fonts

Below is a collection of pixel fonts. You can use the following tool to generate text images based on your selection of colors, sizes using pixel 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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