Where are all the best free fonts on the web hiding? Here’s a list of top free fonts that you can download for your next project and they won’t cost you a dime.

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There’s a lot of websites out there that provide free fonts. We’ve eliminated the obvious ones (we are looking at you dafont.com!) and provided some of the lesser known platforms, portfolios and blogs that provide amazing fonts for free. If you’ve stumbled upon cheap looking free fonts then here’s a list of websites to find premium looking fonts.

01. Behance

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Download free fonts from Behance

Behance is one of the most popular platform to showcase and discover the latest work from top online portfolios by creative professionals across different industries. Designers have used the great capabilities of this portfolio site to showcase and distribute their digital downloads – both free and premium.

02. Font Squirrel

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Download free fonts from FontSquirrel.com

Want to download fonts that are free for commercial use? Font Squirrel has got your back! The site also has some useful typography tools like a font generator and a font identifier. You can read about using fonts for commercial use and stay out of trouble.

03. Creative Market

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Download free fonts from Creative Market

CreativeMarket is an exception on this list. It’s not really free but they giveaway 6 creative assets from their website every week. 1 or sometimes as many as 3 of those assets are fonts. The website itself holds great library of premium fonts from script style to non-western Chinese and Arabic fonts as well. If you create your own digital content then opening a creative market shop is a good idea. Nicky Latz recently earned over $1 million by selling fonts and other designs on creative market.

04. Lost Type

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Download fonts from Lost Type

Operated and Managed by Riley Cran (and originally co-founded with Tyler Galpin), Lost Type is the first of its kind, a Pay-What-You-Want type foundry. Since 2011 Lost Type has been a source for unique typefaces, with a collection of over 50 different faces from contributors all over the world. Type $0 in the store and you will find some great fonts.

05. Jeffrey Schreiber

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Download fonts from TypeDepot

Jeff Schreiber is a designer, illustrator and typographer from The Netherlands. Although he doesn’t have too many fonts available on his site, it’s all about quality and not quantity here.

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