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Palatino Font Free Download

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About The Font

Palatino font is a very popular serif font designed by Hermann Zapf in 1949 and published by Stempel. Palatino was named after Giambattista Palatino, a 16th-century Italian master of calligraphy, and was designed to reflect the humanist typefaces of the Italian Renaissance, with a calligraphic grace. The typeface was originally intended for use in headings, but it quickly became popular for body text as well. It remains one of the most widely used serif typefaces today and is known for its legibility and readability

Palatino font has glamorous characteristics just for its typeface and heavier weight. Its typeface has a cutting-edge calligraphy style which makes Palatino unique and gorgeous. Its design reflects Zapf’s expertise as a calligrapher and it features a unique ‘palm Y’ style capital Y, inspired by the Greek letter upsilon. Palatino was intended for use in a trade or ‘jobbing’ use, such as headings, advertisements, and display printing. It was created with a solid, wide structure and wide apertures that could appear clearly on poor-quality paper.


Palatino font is mainly designed for advertising and display printing. For composing books advertising headlines, print invitations, or business cards, you can use Palatino. It is particularly known for its calligraphic grace and was originally intended for use in headings, but quickly became popular for body text as well.

Banner Designs, brochure layouts, posters, movie titles, and in many more workplaces, Palatino font is a trusted name. You can also use this font for developing websites or a game. Palatino font is very readable for its open counter. So, Palatino is useful for all workplaces.

Palatino Font View

Palatino font Character map

Font Information

Full Font NamePalatino Linotype
Created & Modified DateOctober 12, 2000
CopyrightCopyright 1981-1983, 1989,1993, 1998 Heidelberger Druckmaschinen AG. All rights reserved. The digitally encoded machine-readable outline data for producing the Typefaces licensed are the property of Heidelberger Druckmaschinen AG and/or its subsidiaries, represented by Linotype Library GmbH, Dupont Strasse 1, 61352 Bad Homburg Germany. Portions © 1996-1998 Microsoft Corporation. All Rights Reserved.
TrademarkPalatino® is a registered trademark of Heidelberger Druckmaschinen AG and its subsidiaries.
DesignerHermann Zapf
Unique Font IdentifierPalatino Linotype Regular April 1998
Type OpenType


To download Palatino font for free just click the ‘Download Font’ button and enjoy. Use the free download version for personal use only.

Font Family

  • Palatino® Light
  • Palatino® Light Italic
  • Palatino® Roman
  • Palatino® Italic
  • Palatino® Medium
  • Palatino® Medium Italic
  • Palatino® Bold
  • Palatino® Bold Italic
  • Palatino® Black
  • Palatino® Black Italic

Language Support

Basque, Catalan, Czech, Danish, Default, Dutch – Netherlands, English, English – United States, Finnish, French – Canada, French – France, German – Germany, Greek, Hungarian, Italian – Italy, Norwegian (Bokmål), Polish, Portuguese – Brazil, Portuguese – Portugal, Russian, Slovak, Slovenian, Spanish – Mexico, Spanish – Spain (Modern Sort), Spanish – Spain (Traditional Sort), Swedish, Turkish, Vietnamese.

License Information

Free Palatino is licensed for personal use only. You can use the font on the web pages as well. But if you want to use it commercially you can buy it from here. For personal use, You can download it from our link.


What type of font is Palatino?

Ans: Palatino is an old-style serif typeface font designed by Hermann Zapf.

Is Palatino font safe to download and use on My PC and MAC?

Ans: Palatino font is very safe to download from our website and you can use it on your PC or MAC. Go to our “Download Font” button and click.

Is there any font similar to the Palatino font in Google Fonts?

Ans: Playfair Display font is similar to the Palatino font in Google Fonts.

Is it ok to use this on an online platform?

Ans: You can use Palatino font on any online platform but for personal purposes only. For commercial purposes, you need to purchase the license. You can download a free Palatino font for personal purposes.

How do I install the Palatino font on a Computer?

Ans: Check PC or Mac instructions link to install Palatino Font on your computer.

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