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Unleash Your Creativity: A Step-by-Step Guide to Installing Custom Fonts in Procreate 

          Procreate is a powerful and versatile digital illustration app used by artists around the world. One of the features that enhance its utility is the ability to use custom fonts in your projects. Whether you want to add a unique touch to your artwork or use specific typography for professional design work, installing custom fonts in Procreate can greatly expand your creative options. This guide will walk you through the simple steps to download, install, and use custom fonts in Procreate on your iPad. 

Using the Files App on iPad 

  • Download the Font: 

Download the font file (usually in .ttf or .otf format) on your iPad. You can do this from a website or by transferring it from another device. You can download awesome font on 

  • Open the Files App 

Locate the downloaded font file in the Files app. It might be in the “Downloads” folder or another designated location. 

  • Install the Font 
    1. Tap on the font file. A preview window will open. 
    2. Tap the share icon (a square with an arrow pointing up) and select “Copy to Procreate” from the list of options. 
    3. If “Copy to Procreate” is not visible, tap “More” to find it. 

Access the Font in Procreate: 

  • Open Procreate and create a new project or open an existing one. 
  • Tap the wrench icon to open the Actions menu, then select “Add” and choose “Add Text.” 
  • In the text editing menu, tap “Edit Style” and then the name of the current font to bring up the font list. 
  • Your newly installed font should be listed here, ready to use. 

Using a Third-Party App 

          Alternatively, you can use a third-party app like iFont, AnyFont, or Fonteer to install fonts on your iPad, which will then be available in Procreate and other apps. 

  • Download and Open the Third-Party App: 
  • Download a font management app like iFont from the App Store. 
  • Open the app and follow the instructions to download or import your font file. 
  • Install the Font
  • The app will guide you through the installation process, which often involves downloading a configuration profile and installing it via the iPad’s settings. 

Use the Font in Procreate 

           Once installed, open Procreate and follow the steps mentioned above to add and edit text. Your newly installed font should be available in the font list. 


  • Ensure the font file is in a supported format (.ttf or .otf). 
  • If Procreate doesn’t recognize the font immediately, try restarting the app or your iPad. 


By following these steps, you can easily install and use custom fonts in Procreate to enhance your artwork. 

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