Open Sans Font
Font Name:Open Sans
Developer:Steve Matteson
Category:Basic > Sans Serif
Glyphs:644 glyphs / 882 characters
License:Apache License
Downloads:336 total (0 this week)
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Open Sans is a sans serif typeface designed by Steve Matteson and commissioned by Google. This version contains the complete 897 character set, which includes the standard ISO Latin 1, Latin CE, Greek and Cyrillic character sets. Open Sans was designed with an upright stress, open forms and a neutral, yet friendly appearance. It was optimized for print, web, and mobile interfaces, and has excellent legibility characteristics in its letterforms.

Open Sans is available in a large number of variants for a font with an open license. There are 5 variants for weight (300 Light, 400 Normal, Semi-Bold 600, Bold 700 and Extra Bold 800) and each one has an italic version, totaling 10 variants.

Open Sans Font Character Map

Open Sans font contains 882 defined characters and 644 unique glyphs. The font contains characters from the following unicode character ranges: Basic Latin (93), Latin-1 Supplement (96), Latin Extended-A (128), Latin Extended-B (17), Spacing Modifier Letters (11), Combining Diacritical Marks (6), Greek and Coptic (75), Cyrillic (255), Cyrillic Supplementary (20), Latin Extended Additional (100), Greek Extended (1), General Punctuation (34), Superscripts and Subscripts (8), Currency Symbols (5), Letterlike Symbols (7), Number Forms (4), Mathematical Operators (12), Geometric Shapes (1), Alphabetic Presentation Forms (5), Arabic Presentation Forms-B (1), Specials (2).


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License Information & Download

Open Sans is a basic, sans-serif font designed by Steve Matteson. The font is licensed under Apache License. The font is free for both personel and commercial usages, modification and distribution. In doubt please refer to the readme file in the font package or contact the designer directly from

The font is also available as a webfont at Google Fonts.

The zip archive contains the following files:

  • › LICENSE.txt
  • › OpenSans-Light.ttf
  • › OpenSans-LightItalic.ttf
  • › OpenSans-Regular.ttf
  • › OpenSans-Italic.ttf
  • › OpenSans-Semibold.ttf
  • › OpenSans-SemiboldItalic.ttf
  • › OpenSans-Bold.ttf
  • › OpenSans-BoldItalic.ttf
  • › OpenSans-ExtraBold.ttf
  • › OpenSans-ExtraBoldItalic.ttf
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