What is the Filmotype Western font?
Inspired by French Antique reverse-stress types of the 1880s, Filmotype Western was released in 1955 to expand its Flat Serif category. Popular in broadsides, circus posters, and advertisements at the turn of the 19th century, Filmotype Western will add old-fashioned sensibility and dramatic flair to any design project.
Feeling Cyrillic and Greek were a natural expansion of Filmotype Western, Charles Gibbons spent months researching and developing period authentic letterforms and paying close attention to linguistic details to ensure accurate forms for native language readers. Filmotype Western supports over ninety languages including Russian and modern Greek and localized forms especially for setting Bulgarian, Serbian, Polish, Romanian, and Turkish. More…
Filmotype Western was developed and expanded from the original font filmstrips and includes language-specific stylistic alternates, automatic fractionals, full European language supported ordinals, an expansive set of alternate contextual and case-sensitive forms — as well as a complete complement of ligatures and full scientific inferiors and superiors in dynamic OpenType format.
Filmotype Western Font families
The Filmotype Western includes the following font families:
Filmotype Western Preview
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You're probably thinking - Is Filmotype Western available to Download for free?
The short answer is no. Filmotype Western 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 Filmotype Western, 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 Filmotype Western 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 Filmotype Western is that you get the license to use it leagally. If you're using an illegal version of Filmotype Western and you get caught, you or your client could get into some trouble legally with the publisher of Filmotype Western.
Also it is highly unlikely that you'll be able to find Filmotype Western for free. Doing various searches on Google such as "Free Filmotype Western 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 Filmotype Western remember that it's illegal to use a font if you didn't pay for it!
If you really want Filmotype Western 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. :)