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Charis SIL 5.000 for All Platforms
ZIP | 2.83 MB | 28 Oct 2014

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Current Versions

Charis SIL 5.000 EXE | 2.38 MB | 28 Oct 2014
Windows Installer

Charis SIL 5.000 ZIP | 2.83 MB | 28 Oct 2014
Mac OS, Linux, Windows

Charis SIL 5.000 web ZIP | 4.96 MB | 28 Oct 2014
Main package plus WOFF webfonts and sample files

Charis SIL 5.000 developer ZIP | 7.72 MB | 28 Oct 2014
Web package plus source files

Charis SIL Compact 5.000 compact ZIP | 2.92 MB | 28 Oct 2014
Mac OS, Linux, Windows

This font is also available in the SIL software repository for Ubuntu. Users can subscribe to this software repository and get current versions and updates automatically. Currently the Ubuntu version is 5.000.

Charis SIL is also available through the TypeTuner Web service, which allows you to choose among the smart font features and download a font with those features preset. This enables them to work in many applications that do not make use of Graphite or OpenType Stylistic Sets.

See Release Notes for a list of the changes made to this version of the font.

See Charis SIL FAQ for answers to questions you may have.

Font Subsets

SIL’s Non-Roman Script Initiative has created very comprehensive fonts for Latin and Cyrillic character sets. Charis SIL is a very large font that covers just about every need we know about in the Latin and Cyrillic world. Now, in the age of mobile devices and web usage, there is a need for fonts that are small and compact.

We have provided subsets for Africa, Americas, Asia/Pacific, Europe/Eurasia, Vietnam, Phonetic, Cyrillic (Basic) and Cyrillic Extended. With the exception of the Phonetic font, the font subsets are intended for orthographic use only. We have not put anything in the other subsets for phonetic, transliteration, or transcription use. For those purposes, use the Phonetic subset.

For more information and downloads see: SIL Font Subsets.

Modified Fonts for Special Uses

In addition to the font subsets described above, some modified Charis SIL fonts are available for a specific region or purpose:

  • Africa (Mali)
  • Americas
  • Eurasia
  • Literacy and Literacy Compact

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