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Adding a custom font is a great way to add a personal touch. This article shows you how to add fonts to PowerPoint.
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Now let's continue with the tutorial on how to add a new font to PowerPoint (PPT).
How to Add Custom Fonts to PowerPoint
Here's how to add a custom font to PowerPoint:
1. Close PowerPoint
The first step to adding a font to PPT is to close the software on your computer. You won’t see the font in PowerPoint if you don't close the software.
2. Choose a Font
The next step in how to add custom fonts to PowerPoint is to go to elements.envato.com. Envato Elements has thousands of premium fonts that you can use.
First, search on Envato Elements by using keywords. Then, click on the font that you want to use.
3. Download Your Font
To add a font to PPT, you’ll need to download a font. To download a font, click on the red Download button.
4. Extract the Zip File
After you click the red Download button, you’ll see the zipped file at the bottom of your browser window. Double-click on the zipped file.
When you double-click on the Zipped font file, add the font to downloads. You can also drag and drop the zipped file onto your desktop.
5. Open the File
Once you find the zipped file, double-click on the file. You'll notice a blue folder when you double-click on the zipped file. That folder contains the font that you'll need in order to add a font to PPT.
6. Font Preview
When you click on either the Rockinsoda.tff file or Rockinsoda.otf file in the folder, you'll see a font preview appear. This window allows you to view what the font looks like before you install it.
The next step in how to add custom fonts to PowerPoint is to click on the blue Install button.
7. Open PowerPoint
The last step in how to add fonts to PowerPoint is to open PowerPoint. Once you open PowerPoint, highlight the text you want to change.
Next, open the Font menu with the text highlighted. In the Font menu, you’ll find your new font. In this case, the new font is Rockinsoda. Click on the new font and it's applied to the text you selected.
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Now that you know how to add a font to PowerPoint, you may be looking for other assets to add into your presentation.
Envato Elements is the top place to find high-quality premium PowerPoint templates and fonts. It's a subscription service where you only need to pay a low monthly fee, and you’ll gain access to premium digital assets. These assets include:
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You get unlimited downloads of all digital assets when you're a subscriber. This means that you've got the freedom to download as many templates as you need.
Professionals make every template from Envato Elements look stylish and impressive. Since professionals make the templates, you’re starting with a good base. So, all you need to do is add text and images. If you’re someone who likes to add a personal touch to your presentation, you still can.
PowerPoint Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)
Do you want to learn more about PowerPoint? Here are some frequently asked PowerPoint questions and their answers:
1. How Can I Customize My PowerPoint Template?
PowerPoint templates are easy to customize. You can customize the font, the color scheme, and more. Changing your premium PowerPoint template is a great way to add a personal touch to your presentation. Read this article for more information:
2. Could I Add Audio to My PowerPoint Presentation?
You can add audio to PowerPoint. PowerPoint makes it easy to add audio. Audio is a great tool to engage your audience. Audio can range from spoken words to music. For more information on how to add audio to your presentation template, read this tutorial:
3. How Do I Add Text Effects to My Presentation?
You can add text effects to your PowerPoint template in two ways. The first is by using SmartArt. The second is to add your custom text effects to your presentation.
Adding text effects is a great way to emphasize a specific point. Read this article for more information:
4. Should I Write a Presentation Outline?
Presentation outlines can be helpful because they help you plan the layout of your presentation. This means that by creating an outline, you’re more likely to have a presentation that flows better. It can also help you choose the best place for your media. For more information on presentation outlines, read this article:
5. Which Software Is Better, PowerPoint or Keynote?
If you’re new to making a presentation, you may wonder which software is the best. Each software has its own positives and negatives.
Whichever presentation software you choose, save time by using a premium template. Read this article for a comparison of PowerPoint and Keynote:
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You've just learned how to add a font to PPT (PowerPoint). As you can see, it's quick and easy.
By downloading a premium PowerPoint template, you save even more time. In addition, you can easily customize your template with a font from Envato Elements. Sign up for Envato Elements today.
Editorial Note: This post was originally published by Andrew Childress in 2017. It's been completely updated to make it current and relevant by Sarah Joy.