Solved

Where to get Minion Pro fonts

Posted on 2004-08-24
8
1,444 Views
Last Modified: 2013-12-03
Hi Experts,


Appreciate if anyone could advise where to locate the above mentioned font. I need this font for my projects. Thanks once again.


Regards, Jason
0
Comment
Question by:jason101799
  • 4
  • 2
8 Comments
 
LVL 17

Expert Comment

by:Lobo042399
ID: 11888938
Hi Jason,

Monion Pro is a commercial font by Adobe, designed back in 1990. It can be purchased from the Adobe website at $35 per font (there's eight fonts in the family).

http://store.adobe.com/type/browser/P/P_1719.jhtml

A licensed Agfa Monotype version is also available for the same price at:

http://agfa-monotype.identifont.co.uk/find-font?minion

and includes an extended family of 64 fonts.

Good Vibes!

Lobo
0
 

Author Comment

by:jason101799
ID: 11888973
Hi Lobo,



Thanks for sharing. Could I get it downloaded free from any websites or anyone can spare me this font. :)



Thanks, Jason


0
 
LVL 17

Expert Comment

by:Lobo042399
ID: 11889508
Hi Jason,

As Weed points, EE does not support free distribution of commercial software, and unfortunately there are no free Minion Pro clones available.

An OpenType version of Minion Pro comes bundled with some Adobe programs. I'm not sure if it's Photoshop CS or InDesign CS, but one of them installed Minion Pro in my system; you may want to look into that. You can download the Tryout versions of Photoshop and InDesign from the adobe website at:

http://www.adobe.com/products/tryadobe/main.jsp#product=39

Keep in mind that these are heavy downloads, at 93Mb for InDesign and 248Mb for Photoshop.

Good Vibes!

Lobo
0
Threat Intelligence Starter Resources

Integrating threat intelligence can be challenging, and not all companies are ready. These resources can help you build awareness and prepare for defense.

 

Author Comment

by:jason101799
ID: 11928611
Hi Lobo,


First of all, thanks for sharing. I had installed Photopshop CS but there aren't any minion pro fonts. I may try the other that you had suggested. By the way could you advise whether there are any PC fonts similar to minion pro.


Hear from you soon.



Thanks, Jason
0
 
LVL 17

Accepted Solution

by:
Lobo042399 earned 150 total points
ID: 11929303
Hi Jason,

I forgot to mention, the fonts that Photoshop or InDesign (or Illustrator) installed were stored in:

C:\Program Files\Common Files\Adobe\Fonts

I think I've some across one or two fonts similar to Minion Pro, not exact clones, tho. I'll look them up and will post in a day or so.

Good Vibes!

Lobo
0
 
LVL 17

Expert Comment

by:Lobo042399
ID: 12192600
Arooga!!
0

Featured Post

How to run any project with ease

Manage projects of all sizes how you want. Great for personal to-do lists, project milestones, team priorities and launch plans.
- Combine task lists, docs, spreadsheets, and chat in one
- View and edit from mobile/offline
- Cut down on emails

Join & Write a Comment

Keep your audience engaged and get the most out of your next presentation with these quick Prezi tips.
Many programs have tried to outwit PowerPoint in terms of technology and skill. These programs, however, still lack several characteristics that PowerPoint has possessed from the start. Here's why PowerPoint replacements won't entirely work for desi…
In this second Micro Tutorial in the series,  viewers will learn more basic shortcuts and functions of Illustrator. In this tutorial you will learn about the eyedropper tool, zoom , ellipses and more.
It is a freely distributed piece of software for such tasks as photo retouching, image composition and image authoring. It works on many operating systems, in many languages.

758 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question

Need Help in Real-Time?

Connect with top rated Experts

17 Experts available now in Live!

Get 1:1 Help Now