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Courier Prime – An Improved, Optimised, and Balanced Courier Font for Your Operating Systems

Courier has been the standard font choice when it comes to manuscripts, screenplays, and written papers, but has started to show its age with advances in technology. Enter Courier Prime, an improved, optimised, and balanced version of the original that is ready for a new generation of screen technology and printing!

Once you visit the homepage, you can see what each font type looks like ahead of time using the Tabbed Chart

The font zip file contains four distinct Courier Prime fonts: Regular, Bold, Italic, and Bold Italic. The font is free to download and use on all your favorite computer systems (the download link located at the top of the page)…

Courier Prime – A Courier Made for Screenplays. [Quote-Unquote Apps] [via BoingBoing]

Akemi Iwaya is a devoted Mozilla Firefox user who enjoys working with multiple browsers and occasionally dabbling with Linux. She also loves reading fantasy and sci-fi stories as well as playing "old school" role-playing games. You can visit her on Twitter and .

  • Published 02/1/13

Comments (7)

  1. srsly tho

    I dislike how 1 and l (lowercase L) look very similar in courier.
    In the same way, I dislike how I and l (uppercase i and lower case L) look very similar in Arial.

  2. krokkenoster

    srsly tho Good day
    These characters look like this as the inheritance of the old Olivetti, Olympia and other typewriters and to break a habit industrially is as hard as kissing a live, wild and hungry Killer whale in the sea!!! We must just learn to live with it!!!

  3. Ushindi

    Got it! Thanks, AA.

  4. Asian Angel

    @Ushindi – You are most welcome. ^_^

  5. NSDCars5

    Thanks! It’s great for HTML!

  6. Asian Angel

    @NSDCars5 – Glad to hear that the font is working so very well for you! ^_^

  7. mgo

    A nicely done, clearly written article. Good writing! Thanks!

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