Optima Font is a Sans-Serif Typeface. Its classification is humanist. It was first seen in 1958. Its designer was Hermann Zapf who was a German type designer and a calligrapher. D. Stempel AG was the one to publish it. It has a unique typeface that can fit in both title and body text.

The Inspiration to create this typeface came in Hermann Zapf’s mind when he was in Italy and he saw stone carvings from the time of Renaissance period. The Italian printing inspired him and he was amazed to see how letters have tremendous strokes without serifs on their end. His book names Alphabets contains only Optima typeface.

This font has 4 fonts companions with accents and characters of Central Europe. It has 12 weights family which includes Pro Roman, Pro Italic, Pro Medium, Pro Medium Italic, Pro Demi Bold, Pro DemiBold Italic, Pro Bold, Pro Bold Italic, Pro Black, Pro Black Italic, Pro Extra Black, Pro Extra Black Italic. Each one of the family is unique in its way.

Use of Optima Font

Optima Font is mainly seen on book covers, titles, and in their body text also. Many designers still use it for giving their books a classic yet modern look. World Wide Web logotype was also made by using Optima font in 1993. It was also seen in the title of the 1985 TV Series “Growing Pains”.

Many musicians also use this font for their CD Cover titles and their band’s logo. Athens Photo Festival also uses this font for their catalog main page and title. It is also seen on airplanes of “Qatar Airways” since the beginning of 2015. Even the famous scary game Ouija from 1972 also uses this font.

It is also used for web content, especially by article writers. They believe that this font gives it an eye-catching charm. It is also seen on signboards of Europe in public places. Many cosmetics products use it for their logo and information section on their products because of its professional appearance.

License Info

This font is free for personal use only. To use it commercially you will have to purchase its commercial license. It is better to read the license agreement before using the font.

Optima Font Combinations & Free Alternatives

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Font Info

NameOptima Font
DesignerHermann Zapf
LicenseFree for personal use only

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Language Support

Basic Latin, Guarani, Haitian Creole, Hausa, Hiligaynon, Hmong, Hopi, Norfolk/Pitcairn’s, Polish Latvian, Irish, Estonian, Basque, Lithuanian, Swedish, Belarusian (Latin), Croatian, Finnish, Kurdish (Latin) Slovak, Czech, Danish, English, Portuguese, Luxembourgian, and Icelandic in Latin, German, Romanian, Dutch, Hungarian, Kazakh, Hungarian, Ibanez, Icelandic.

People Also Ask!

What is Optima Font?

It is a Sans-Serif Typeface font. Its classification is humanist. It was first seen in 1958. Its designer was Hermann Zapf who was a type designer and a calligrapher.

What are the uses of Optima Font?

You can use this font for making anything. Logos, Book Covers, Birthday cards, print materials, CD Covers, and anything you can think of. You can use It on your web also for writing articles etc.

Optima Font is free?

It is free for personal use. If you want to use it commercially then it is mandatory to buy a commercial license first. It is better to read the license agreement first before using the font.

Is Optima Font harmful to my system?

No, this is a secure font and it does not contain any kind of virus. You can download it from our website and start using it right away without any problem. If you are still in doubt, you can run an antivirus check on the file.

Can I use Optima Font in Adobe and MS Office Applications?

Yes, you can use this font in all of Adobe and MS Office Applications. It is not available in those applications at the time of installation. You will have to download it by clicking the download now button above and installing it manually.

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