Main Latin, Cyrillic, Greek Fonts

Our main Latin, Cyrillic, Greek fonts are available for download:

Font Subsets

SIL’s Non-Roman Script Initiative has created 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, as we move into the age of mobile phone 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 on the contents and use of the subsets – and known issues – see our dedicated Font Subsets page.

All these font subsets are available in one package:

Charis SIL, Doulos SIL, Gentium Plus, Andika Font Subsets 5.000 for all platforms ZIP | 12.63 MB | 19 Dec 2016

Special Interest Derivative Unicode Fonts

Special Interest fonts have been modified for use with a specific purpose or in a specific region (created using TypeTuner Web). They are available through the links below.

NOTES:

These fonts were created using SIL TypeTuner and they cannot be tuned further.

Also, any of our Latin, Cyrillic, or Greek fonts that have had the linespacing changed to a tighter setting could potentially have "clipping" of diacritics if there is more than one diacritic above a tall character. This is normally just a screen problem. When the page is printed, the diacritics will print.

Africa

Mali
These fonts were created using TypeTuner Web by setting the “Capital N-left-hook alternate” feature to “lowercase style”, “Open-O alternate” to “Top serif”. Line spacing metrics are modified to match SIL Mali legacy font line spacing. They cannot be TypeTuned again.

Other Mali resources include mapping files to convert from the SIL Mali standard legacy fonts to Unicode encoding and Keyman keyboards developed for use in Malian languages.

Americas

AmArea fonts
These fonts were created using TypeTuner Web by setting the “Uppercase Eng alternates” feature to “Capital N with tail”, “Barred-bowl forms” to “True”, “Chinantec tones” to “True”, “Show deprecated PUA” to “Through Unicode 5.1”. Line spacing metrics are modified to match Mexico Branch legacy font line spacing. They cannot be TypeTuned again.

Literacy AmArea fonts
These fonts were created using TypeTuner Web by setting the “Uppercase Eng alternates” feature to “Capital N with tail”, “Barred-bowl forms” to “True”, “Chinantec tones” to “True”, “Show deprecated PUA” to “Through Unicode 5.1” and “Literacy alternates” to “true”. Line spacing metrics are modified to match Mexico Branch legacy font line spacing. They cannot be TypeTuned again.

Eurasia

This font was created using TypeTuner Web by setting the “Capital H-stroke alternate” to “Vertical stroke”. It cannot be TypeTuned again.

Literacy and Literacy Compact

These fonts were created using TypeTuner Web by setting the “Literacy alternates” to “true”. The Compact fonts have their Line spacing set to “Tight”. They cannot be TypeTuned again.

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