Can i use Futura Font for free?

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Can i use Futura Font for free?

Postby Font0 » Thu Apr 30, 2015 12:59 pm

Hello, i wanted to use the Futura Font for my Youtube Videos, but its not for free, isnt it?
Because you can download it here,
this
http://www.911fonts.com/font/download_F ... k_4023.htm

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Re: Can i use Futura Font for free?

Postby Bhikkhu Pesala » Thu Apr 30, 2015 1:50 pm

You could find a cheap old copy of CorelDraw Essentials or WordPerfect Family Pack on e-Bay to get a legitimate license to use hundreds of Bitstream fonts including Futura. Otherwise, there are plenty of free look-alikes on Dafont.com etc. For YouTube videos, the highest quality is unlikely to be an issue.

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Re: Can i use Futura Font for free?

Postby Font0 » Sat May 02, 2015 12:51 pm

Thanks. I have found a font that was installed in my windows PC, that looks like Futura.
Can i use it on my videos ? My videos are monetized.

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Re: Can i use Futura Font for free?

Postby Bhikkhu Pesala » Sat May 02, 2015 12:55 pm

I don't see any problem with that. Fonts would be pretty useless if you could not sell books made using them.
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Re: Can i use Futura Font for free?

Postby Font0 » Sun May 10, 2015 12:12 am

hi.
I have found this font, but i don´t know if its a real Futura, because it says Futura2:

http://www.fontsner.com/font/Futura2Normal-10615.html
and this
http://ufonts.com/fonts/ag-futura.html

Maybe you know it?

Thanks

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Re: Can i use Futura Font for free?

Postby MikeW » Sun May 10, 2015 1:17 am

Just go buy some weights of Futura if you want Futura. Everything else are rip-offs. There is no free version of it.

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Re: Can i use Futura Font for free?

Postby Font0 » Wed Jan 27, 2016 12:32 am

Hello, i wanted to buy it, but is there really Futura on the CD? Can i read somewhere what fonts are on the CD?
I need Twentieth Century too. :D :)

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Re: Can i use Futura Font for free?

Postby Font0 » Tue Feb 23, 2016 4:36 pm

Bhikkhu Pesala wrote:You could find a cheap old copy of CorelDraw Essentials or WordPerfect Family Pack on e-Bay to get a legitimate license to use hundreds of Bitstream fonts including Futura. Otherwise, there are plenty of free look-alikes on Dafont.com etc. For YouTube videos, the highest quality is unlikely to be an issue.

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hello, i searched on ebay for it, but in my country there are no sellers who sell coreldraw etc. Are there other sources where i can buy it?

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Re: Can i use Futura Font for free?

Postby Alfred » Tue Feb 23, 2016 5:25 pm

Font0 wrote:Hello, i wanted to buy it, but is there really Futura on the CD? Can i read somewhere what fonts are on the CD?
I need Twentieth Century too. :D :)

Twentieth Century is quite similar to Futura, and it's included among the suggestions here.
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Re: Can i use Futura Font for free?

Postby Font0 » Tue Feb 23, 2016 5:51 pm

Alfred wrote:
Font0 wrote:Hello, i wanted to buy it, but is there really Futura on the CD? Can i read somewhere what fonts are on the CD?
I need Twentieth Century too. :D :)

Twentieth Century is quite similar to Futura, and it's included among the suggestions here.


i dont know if the fonts that are listed there are free fonts :(

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Re: Can i use Futura Font for free?

Postby Bhikkhu Pesala » Tue Feb 23, 2016 10:16 pm

Try OpenSans instead. That's a free and OpenSource font, which means you can tweak it to suit your needs using FontCreator.
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Re: Can i use Futura Font for free?

Postby Font0 » Wed Feb 24, 2016 12:59 pm

Bhikkhu Pesala wrote:Try OpenSans instead. That's a free and OpenSource font, which means you can tweak it to suit your needs using FontCreator.


I dont like it so -(

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Re: Can i use Futura Font for free?

Postby Bhikkhu Pesala » Wed Feb 24, 2016 1:41 pm

Font0 wrote:
Bhikkhu Pesala wrote:Try OpenSans instead. That's a free and OpenSource font, which means you can tweak it to suit your needs using FontCreator.


I dont like it so -(

So, keep on searching for a free font that you do like.
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Re: Can i use Futura Font for free?

Postby Font0 » Wed Feb 24, 2016 2:01 pm

Bhikkhu Pesala wrote:
Font0 wrote:
Bhikkhu Pesala wrote:Try OpenSans instead. That's a free and OpenSource font, which means you can tweak it to suit your needs using FontCreator.


I dont like it so -(

So, keep on searching for a free font that you do like.


So the fonts that are here http://www.dafont.com/forum/read/32051/futura-look-alike are not free?


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