Having access to Adobe fonts inside of Figma is one way to enhance your your design and streamline your workflow on the design app, access to Adobe font inside of Figma will help you to get more creative with your designs and you’d be able to access a vast library of high quality typefaces needed to ignite your creativity as you create your designs.
You can actually use Adobe fonts in Figma, Adobe fonts is made up of a huge library of typefaces that way you can easily style your text like you would when using Adobe’s creative cloud application.
To get started you need have the fonts essentially installed on your device’s operating system, that way, Figma will detect the font and seamlessly harness as you design. However, you can also Install adobe Fonts to Figma manually, the process is a little bit daunting, but it’s doable:
Steps to install Adobe Fonts in Figma
First you need to locate the folder for the Adobe fonts on your machine’s OS, this is dependent on the Operating System you are using, be it Mac or Windows.
Mac users will see the Adobe Fonts folder in this file path /Users/<your user name>/Library/Application Support/Adobe/CoreSync/plugins/livetype/.r
Windows users can find the Adobe Fonts folder on their PC using this file path: C:\Users<your user name>\AppData\Roaming\Adobe\CoreSync\plugins\livetype\r
Alternatively, you can try using the following link to locate the Adobe Fonts folder: https://github.com/kalaschnik/adobe-fonts-revealer
Make sure hidden files are visible to locate the folder. Once the folder has been found, you can then have the fonts installed into your OS through the folder, just double click on the fonts and install for all users.
Once this has been done, you should be able to access the fonts right inside of Figma automatically.
Fonts from the Adobe Creative Cloud library can also be activated through their desktop app, once Figma can access local font directory on your PC, you should be able to use adobe fonts inside Figma.
Adobe font is an online service by Adobe Inc. it provides a huge library of fonts for designers to have access to a variety of fonts in the course of their design. Make sure the local font is activated for Adobe Creative Cloud and non-adobe apps.
If you found that the Adobe fonts are activated but can’t access them through Figma, and you already have the Figma font installer in place, you may have to log out and re-login to Figma and see if that works. Here are further guides on how to access local fonts on your PC and Import fonts to Figma.
You can also download the font installer from Figma for MacOS and Windows OS from here if you are using the browser app of Figma. Users using the desktop app do not need font installer. Please note that local fonts are currently not supported for on Chrome OS or Linux device and you’re limited to Google fonts on Figma.
Google font is already accessible inside of Figma, but you can also add your own custom font by downloading the font file to your PC and installing it, once done, the font should be added to the list of fonts available in Figma.