Most common Windows, Mac and linux/Unix fonts: image previews
November 8, 2009
Web developers need to know what fonts are common on various operating systems when developing their content. We list all fonts used with greater than 90% frequency by Windows, Mac, and/or linux/Unix, and we show you what they look like.
In a related article, we ranked these same fonts by the frequencies that they are used in each of these operating systems.
All are at 12-point size.
Common Windows fonts
Common Mac fonts
Common linux and Unix fonts
Next, we combine these most common fonts into font stacks for the World Wide Web - Cascading Style Sheet (CSS) groupings of fonts that are similar in size, weight, and style.