Albrecht Fraktur

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What is the Albrecht Fraktur font?

In his 1538 book on measurement, Albrecht Dürer gave clear descriptions and drawings about the proportions of the letters in both Roman and ‘fraktur’ alphabets (from Latin ‘fractura’, meaning that it’s broken up with lots of different angles rather than smooth curves). Here is the fraktur alphabet as a font completed for use today, with a few characters modernised and some gaps filled. More…
Of course there are countless examples of fraktur fonts already circulating, and indeed one foundry even has another version of this particular one; but we have different approaches to some of the questions raised, we have aimed at a more even tracking (horizontal spacing), and the 260 glyphs in our version include accents and other diacritics, and the modern symbols which Dürer would surely have embraced if he had had access to the internet.

Albrecht Fraktur Font families

The Albrecht Fraktur includes the following font families:

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Albrecht Fraktur Preview

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

The short answer is no. Albrecht Fraktur 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 Albrecht Fraktur, 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 Albrecht Fraktur 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 Albrecht Fraktur is that you get the license to use it leagally. If you're using an illegal version of Albrecht Fraktur and you get caught, you or your client could get into some trouble legally with the publisher of Albrecht Fraktur. Also it is highly unlikely that you'll be able to find Albrecht Fraktur for free. Doing various searches on Google such as "Free Albrecht Fraktur 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 Albrecht Fraktur remember that it's illegal to use a font if you didn't pay for it!

If you really want Albrecht Fraktur 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. :)