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How to install a new font from the Apple Watch OS X Yosemite

21.05.2015 Erika J. Wells 0 Comments

Apple has decided again to change fonts in iPhone, iPad and Mac. Instead of Helvetica Neue the company would enter the font in San Francisco operating systems iOS 9 and OS X 10.11. At the moment it is used on “smart” watch Apple Watch on keyboards and new MacBook with Retina display.


How to install a new font from the Apple Watch OS X Yosemite

Long time Apple used in their “OSes” Helvetica. In 2013 with the release of iOS 7 on iPhone and iPad and OS X Yosemite on the Mac debuted a more elegant Helvetica Neue. The designers were critical to this decision — the new font was hard to read. “It’s just bad interface font,” explained the designer Frank Chimero. — Low contrast, similar shape, and so on. The letters are difficult to distinguish from each other, especially in the text, typed in small font”.

In iOS 9 and OS X 10.11, which will be presented June 8, will be used by default San Francisco Display – main font of the interface of the Apple Watch. However, users already have the ability to install a new font as a system in OS X Yosemite. Instruction can benefit everyone.


How to install a new font from the Apple Watch OS X Yosemite

How to install a new font from your Apple Watch on your Mac:

Step 1: Download pack San Francisco from GitHub or on this link.


Step 2: Open Finder in the folder ~/Library/Fonts (shortcut is Command+Shift+G).

Step 3: Copy the downloaded in the first step the files in the folder ~/Library/Fonts/ and restart the computer.

After download Mac font San Francisco will be a system in OS X. to return Helvetica Neue, again, open the folder ~/Library/Fonts and delete from there new fonts.

How to install San Francisco on iPhone and iPad you can read here.

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