Serif Fonts

About Serif Fonts

Serif fonts refer to fonts that that have small decorative flourishes at the end of strokes. In some situations, serif fonts are also referred to as “Roman”. The most common serif font is Times New Roman.

It is said that serifs make the individual letters more distinctive and our brain can spend less time on recognizing letters so Serif fonts are considered to be easier to read on printed material such as books and newspapers, where they are used most. However, things may be different for the web. Since computer screen has a much lower resolution than printed works like books and newspapers, serif fonts can make the letters pixilated and hard to read. Hence, for online publishing, sans serif fonts are usually preferred. Tabac designed by Suitcase Type Foundry is a typical serif font family. It is a static typeface with modern shapes and distinct, wedge shaped serifs and it is mainly designed for the setting of newspapers, magazines and books.

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Tabac By Suitcase Type Foundry

To download free serif fonts, you can take a look at our collection of serif fonts. If you are looking for professional serif fonts with good kerning, alternates, broad character support, have a look at serif fonts at If you don’t want the hassle of downloading and installing fonts, but just want to use serif fonts fonts online, you should check our text generator tool below.

Create text images with serif fonts

You can use the following tool to generate text images based on your selection of colors, text effects and sizes using serif fonts in seconds. You can then save the image, or use the EMBED button to get image links. If you want to modify the image further such as rotating, bending or blurring, you can use our image tools.


More Fonts to Check Out

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