All of the fonts are zipped, so you must have an
unzip program like Winzip for the PC, or ZIPIT if you use a
(NOTE. These fonts were made
for the Windows Operating System(s), if you own a MAC you must convert them by using TT-Converter. This is a relatively small program that you may
use on any True Type (.ttf file).
PC Font Download &
Download the zipped font by left-clicking
over the font image of your choice. A "save file" menu will pop-up. Select the
folder into which you want to save the zipped file and click OK. With WinZip (or other
unzipping utility), unzip the font into the folder of your choice. You must remember where
you put it. (It's a good idea to create a download folder just for this purpose)
1.Go to the Windows Desktop and
double-click the "My Computer" icon. The "My computer" window will
open. If you have eliminated your icons, go to the Start button on your tool bar.
Click it, go up to Settings and go to Control Panel. Click Control Panel. It will bring up
a window that will allow you to follow the instructions below.
2.Double-click on the "Control
Panel" icon. The "Control Panel will open.
3. Double-click on the "fonts"
The "fonts window" will open and
show you the current fonts you have installed on your machine.
4. Click on the
"Files" panel and highlight "Install new Fonts"
The "Add new fonts window
5. Use the "Folders" box to find
the folder you unzipped your fonts to. Use "select all" then ok and your fonts
will be loaded for you. If the fonts are already on your PC, you will recieve a warning
stating that you cannot install the font unless you un-install it first. Do not worry
about this warning. Just click ok to continue. After the fonts are loaded you may close
the window and view The Lurch Files as they were intended to be seen.
If you try to install fonts which are
already installed, you will be presented with a warning window telling you that you cannot
install the font unless you first un-install it. This is a harmless warning which allows
you to continue with the other fonts by simply pressing the button.
Un-zip PC zipped files to a
On a Mac, you will need
Zip utility to decompress the PC winzip files.
Convert PC fonts
for use on a Mac using TT-Convert.
TT-Convert converts between formats, not
between font types. It will convert back and forth from PC to Mac TrueType and from PC to
Mac PostScript. It can not convert between TrueType and PostScript formats.
- Open TT-Converter
and from within the program, open the .ttf file you wish to convert...OR...Simply drag
your .ttf files onto the TT-Converter icon.
- A dialog box will now appear.
- If the highlighted box ("Save Converted
Font As"), doesn't already have a name in it, type the Font Name you know you
downloaded it as, then
- Click "Customize Font," which brings
up another dialog box.
- Ignore most of it. Enter the name (from Step
3) into the "Font Name" box.
- Click "OK" in that dialog box.
- Click "Save" in the next dialog box
(Keep ignoring everything else.).
You should now have successfully converted a
PC font for use on a Mac.
Install your newly converted
fonts onto your Mac.
- Drag the font(s) (inside the folder labeled
with the "A" or out by itself) to the "Font Folder" inside your System
Folder...OR... Simply drag the font(s) to your System Folder, and click "OK" in
the dialog box that automatically comes up. NOTE:Do not create or put fonts into
new, non-font folders inside the Font Folder.
- Only after you've loaded the font can you
start the program you want to use it in.
- Sometimes, newly added fonts do not show up in
your font lists until you restart your Mac.
All of the fonts
presented here have been collected from Internet UseNet Groups and other
freeware or shareware font websites. Every attempt was made to verify
the status of the copyright of a font before use here. If you see a
particular font that you or your company has created and object to it
being available to the public for free, please
email us at
information and we will remove it immediately.