how to embed fonts in photoshop

how to embed fonts in photoshop

How to Embed Fonts in Photoshop

Photoshop offers powerful tools for creating unique, eye-catching graphics. To make sure your fonts are captured correctly, it is important to embed your fonts when saving any file. In this article, we will explore how to embed fonts in Photoshop.

Where to Download Fonts

Fonts can be found all over the web. Popular sources are Google Fonts, Adobe Fonts, and FontSpace. To gain access to more fonts and extra features, you can purchase fonts through Adobe Creative Cloud or Fontspring.

How to Install and Use Fonts

Once you have found the font(s) you want to use, you must install and use them before you can embed them into Photoshop. Follow the instructions for your operating system to complete the installation:

  • Windows – After downloading the font(s) navigate to your downloads folder, right-click on the font file, and select Install.
  • macOS – Once the font is downloaded, double-click on the font file and select ‘Install font’.

After fonts have been installed they can be accessed through the Adobe Photoshop Type dropdown menu. Select a font and style, and adjust the size and spacing of your text.

How to Embed Fonts

Once you have you have finished creating text with your font, you have the option to embed the font into the document. Embedding fonts ensures that your font will appear correctly when your file is opened on other devices.

To embed a font in Photoshop, go to File >> Export >> Save For Web (Legacy). Here you will see a dropdown menu that lets you choose either Link, or Embed. Choose Embed, then click save.


Photoshop makes it easy to create high-impact graphics with unique fonts. Before sharing your graphics with others, make sure to embed fonts to ensure your fonts appear correctly. By following the steps outlined in this article, you can easily embed fonts in Photoshop.

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