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What is the Metroscript™ font?

Michael Doret had been doing lettering in styles similar to Metroscript in his design work for many years, but with the advent of OpenType technology he realized that he could actually put together a script font that would finally do justice to this style, and be almost indistinguishable from hand-lettering. More…
There was no one single inspiration for Metroscript: rather it is an amalgam of many different scripts that were popular hand-lettered styles between the 1920s and the 1950s. Metroscript is suggestive of vintage sports ephemera—especially when tails are added to words—but is also appropriate in virtually any context. Its many ligatures, swashes, alternates, foreign accented characters and tails—all of which connect seamlessly—set it apart from most other script fonts. For a better understanding of its unique features please download The Metroscript User Manual from the Gallery section.
All the above features are accessible from Metroscript’s OpenType font. Also included in the same package is a folder of five Metroscript fonts specifically designed for those who only have applications that are not OpenType compatible. By installing the fonts from this folder instead of the OpenType folder, anyone will be able to access all of Metroscript’s unique features.
If you like the Metroscript style, you’re sure to love the recently released Dynascript.
You also might want to check out the award-winning Deliscript, launched in 2009.
PLEASE NOTE: When setting Metroscript one should ALWAYS select the “Standard Ligatures” and “Contextual Alternates” buttons in your OpenType palette. See the “Read Me First!” file in the Gallery section.

Metroscript™ Font families

The Metroscript™ includes the following font families:

  • Metroscript
  • Metroscript Alt
  • Metroscript Lig
  • Metroscript Swash
  • Metroscript Tails

Metroscript™ Preview

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

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

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

If you really want Metroscript™ and you want to truly own it the legal and safe way, then click here to visit the download and purchase page on 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. :)