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What is the Abelard font?

Abelard is a modern (or neoclassical) family with 10 font styles. It is a contemporary take on classic types like Baskerville, Bulmer, and Scotch Roman that has been optimised for text embedding on eReaders. The design features elements ensuring even text color, including case-sensitive forms, prominent punctuation marks, ligatures, and four sets of figures. Each font also contains ornaments resembling pen nibs, bullet points, and arrows. Abelard’s capitals are quite similar in width. The lowercase letters feature open apertures, a moderate x-height, mild stroke-contrast, and ball terminals. The lowercase ‘f’ and ‘r’ are narrow. While Abelard’s roman styles are elegant and sober, the italics are more flamboyant – just look at the lowercase ‘y’ in each italic font. Abelard’s italics are slightly narrower than the romans, and lighter in weight. The italic ‘v’, ‘w’, and ‘y’ each have their right arm curved, which improves their spacing.

Abelard Font families

The Abelard includes the following font families:

  • Abelard Light
  • Abelard Light Italic
  • Abelard
  • Abelard Italic
  • Abelard Medium
  • Abelard Medium Italic
  • Abelard Semibold
  • Abelard Semibold Italic
  • Abelard Bold
  • Abelard Bold Italic
  • Abelard Extrabold
  • Abelard Extrabold Italic

Abelard Preview

Here is a preview of how Abelard will look. For more previews using your own text as an example, click here.

You're probably thinking - Is Abelard available to Download for free?

The short answer is no. Abelard is definitely not available as a free download font. This is a premium font which mean that you will have to pay to download and use it in your project. We showcase fonts on SharedFonts that are almost all premium fonts. Feel free to waste valuable hours of your time searching for a free download of Abelard, but take it from me, you will not be successful in your quest. Just think how much time and effort you will save if you just pay for Abelard and be done with it.

It is always best to pay for a premium font rather than trying to find an illegal download. The benefits of paying for Abelard is that you get the license to use it leagally. If you're using an illegal version of Abelard and you get caught, you or your client could get into some trouble legally with the publisher of Abelard. Also it is highly unlikely that you'll be able to find Abelard for free. Doing various searches on Google such as "Free Abelard Download" you will see a lot of websites that will say "Free Download" but these are just attempts to get you to click on a link which will either take you to an ad landing page or you risk getting viruses on your computer. In the rare occasion that you do find a free download for Abelard remember that it's illegal to use a font if you didn't pay for it!

If you really want Abelard and you want to truly own it the legal and safe way, then click here to visit the download and purchase page on MyFonts.com. Here you will be able to obtain the proper license. The designer and publisher deserves to be paid for their work, as they have put in the hours and the creativity to produce such an amazing font. Good luck with your purchase and future use of this font. :)