About Spanish

Spanish is a Romance language spoken by 358 million people as a native language and has a total number of 417 million speakers worldwide including Spain, Argentina, Bolivia, Chile, Colombia, Cuba, Ecuador, Mexico, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, Uruguay, USA, Venezuela etc. It is the most natively spoken language in the world except Mandarin Chinese. The Spanish alphabet is based on the Latin alphabet with a total number of 27 letters. In addition to 26 standard Latin letters, it has the Ñ letter. Diacritics are also marked on letters to represent stress or differentiate words.

In order to type those special letters on a non-Spanish keyboard, an easy way is to use keyboard shortcuts on your computer. For example, now you want to type Spanish letter Ñ, you just hold your ALT key on Windows then type 0209 on your activated Number Pad. Another example is the famous inverted question mark (¿) in Spanish, which can be accessed by typing Alt + 0191. You can find a list of codes for those special Spanish letters for Windows, Mac and HTML here.

If you need to type Spanish on a regular basis, using keyboard shortcuts is obviously inefficient. In this case, you will need to install a Spanish keyboard. A typical Spanish keyboard will enable you to type Spanish easily, but first you need to get familiar with its keyboard layout. On a Spanish keyboard, you can type all those diacritical letters directly or with the combination of Alt Gr key and other keys. The keyboard used in Spain and Latin America is different and the obvious difference lies in that the keyboard used in Latin America lacks the Ç key. This doesn’t affect Spanish input but it pose an obstacle to better communicate with Brazil, the biggest country in the area and where Portuguese is spoken. So recently years saw the dominance of Spanish (Spain) keyboard in Latin America. Below is a typical Spanish (Spain) keyboard layout.

To get familiar with the Spanish keyboard layout fast, it is suggested that you buy a keyboard or a keyboard sticker of Spanish, which has the Spanish 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 Spanish keyboard.

Create text-based images or logos with Spanish fonts

Below is a collection of Spanish fonts. The following tool will enable you to enter text in Spanish, 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 Spanish directly or copy from other sources and paste below.


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