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This is a list of typefaces created by or for Apple and its computers, as well as others prominent in Apple's visual identity.
 
This is a list of typefaces created by or for Apple and its computers, as well as others prominent in Apple's visual identity.
  
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|Default Finder font used in all versions of Macintosh System Software from the original release through to 9.2.2
 
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|[[London]]
 
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|[[Motter Tektura]]
 
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|Used by Apple in their corporate logo from 1977 'til c. 1983; the font was also used on the [[Apple II|Apple ][]] series of machines
 
|Used by Apple in their corporate logo from 1977 'til c. 1983; the font was also used on the [[Apple II|Apple ][]] series of machines
 
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*[[wikipedia:Fonts on Macintosh|Fonts on Macintosh]]
 
*[[wikipedia:Fonts on Macintosh|Fonts on Macintosh]]
 
*[[wikipedia:Typography of Apple Inc.|Typography of Apple Inc.]]
 
*[[wikipedia:Typography of Apple Inc.|Typography of Apple Inc.]]
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*[http://support.apple.com/kb/TA21654?viewlocale=en_US Mac OS 7.x, 8.x 9.x: Fonts Included With Major System Releases]
  
 
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Latest revision as of 13:49, 21 February 2011

This is a list of typefaces created by or for Apple and its computers, as well as others prominent in Apple's visual identity.

Name Example Classification First appeared Last appeared Notes
Apple Garamond serif (old-style) Used in marketing and promotion, and literature (including user manuals) from 1984 up until c. 2005
Athens serif (slab) 7.1
Cairo dingbat 7.1
Charcoal sans-serif 8.0 Short-lived system font introduced in Mac OS 8; final usage in Mac OS 9.2.2
Chicago Chicago (TT) name.png sans-serif Used in versions of System Software from the original release through to 7.6.1
Espy Sans used on the Newton (including its optional keyboard)
Geneva sans-serif (realist) Default Finder font used in all versions of Macintosh System Software from the original release through to 9.2.2
London blackletter (textur) 7.1
Los Angeles script 7.1
Monaco monospace sans-serif
Motter Tektura fantasy Used by Apple in their corporate logo from 1977 'til c. 1983; the font was also used on the Apple ][ series of machines
New York serif (transitional)
San Francisco fantasy 7.1
Shaston sans-serif Used, at 8 point, in the Apple IIgs Finder
Toronto serif (geometric slab) 4.x?
Univers Used on most Apple keyboards from mid-1980s to mid-2000s
Venice script 7.1

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