Many people want to change the font in their GIMP (GNU Image Manipulation Program) but don’t know how.
In this guide, you’ll learn how to change fonts in Gimp and have a better understanding of what fonts are available for use with GIMP.
Fonts can be changed on a per-image basis or globally so that all images share the same typeface.
We will cover both methods below and give examples of each one.
How to Change Font in Gimp?
To change the font in an image, we use a shortcut to open up the text layer. We do this by clicking on “Layer” then right-clicking and selecting “Create Text Layer.” This will bring us into GIMP’s Font dialogue window, where we can select our new typeface once you’ve made your selection, click “OK” to confirm.
Change Font Globally For Every Image
To change the font globally, head on over to “Preferences.” Under your list of programs, you should see GIMP and beneath that is an option for General settings.
Click it! This will bring us into a window where we can modify our font choice by clicking “Font Family.”
From here, we select our desired typeface and click “OK” to confirm.
How to Change Font in Gimp Mac?
Gimp is a free, open-source graphics program used for photo retouching, image composition, and more.
Gimp has an extensive list of fonts that can be used to change the appearance and typeface on your graphics.
The following steps will show you how to change the font on Gimp Mac:
An easier way to change the font in Gimp Mac is by using the keyboard shortcut Command+T (press the command key, then type “t” to jump directly to your Text tool).
This will open up a small dialogue box where you can select which font and size you want.
Clicking the “Font” tab will open up a dialogue box where you can select which font and size to use, as well as whether or not to make it bold or italicized.
*Note: You can also change font size, color, spacing between lines, and more.
How to Change Font in Gimp Linux Mint
In Linux Mint, click on System -> Preferences (or right-click anywhere in your desktop), then go to Appearance -> Fonts. Here, you can change your system’s font by clicking the “Change” button and selecting what you want from a list of fonts that look similar to the one on your screen.
How to Change Font in Gimp in windows 10
Follow these steps to Change Font in Gimp in Windows 10.
Step One: Open the GIMP program on your computer.
Step Two: Click on the File tab and select Preferences.
Step Three: Go to Fonts in the settings window that opens up.
Step Four: Select your preferred font from the font list, or install a new one by clicking on Add New TrueType Font… at the bottom of this window; then click OK.
Step Five: Click the Save button to save your preferences.
You have now changed your font in Gimp!
What are some good fonts to use in GIMP?
There are many fonts that you can use in GIMP. Some of the more popular ones include Arial, Courier New, and Comic Sans MS.
The easiest way to find a font in GIMP is to use the search bar. Choose Filters from the menu and then choose Type > Font to filter fonts by name or description.
Now that you have a list of font names, it’s time to apply them! To do this, select your desired text with either the Text Tool (T) or Text Select Tool (S). With your text highlighted, go to the dropdown menu in the toolbar and choose “font.
Tip: You can upload any fonts you want to the system, but GIMP will display an “unable to load font” message if it’s not installed on your computer.