Malayalam Font Installation

The windows operating system comes with a full set of default fonts. But we can add other fonts also. Font installation is quite simple in Windows operating systems. Here we are giving step by step procedure for install Malayalam font in Windows 11, 10, 8, 7 & XP.

A. Install Malayalam Fonts in Windows 11, 10, 8, 7, Vista, XP

Method - I

Step I: Download font from Malayalam fonts page.

Step II: After download the zip file -> Extract it -> Now you will found .ttf file

Step III: Double click on .ttf font file -> When the file in open it shows a button for install

Step IV: Click on install button the font will be install on your system and now you can select the Malayalam font in MS Word or type in Malayalam language.

(Note : For Type in Unicode Malayalam font you have to download and install Malayalam Typing Software also)

Method - II

Step I: Download Font from Malayalam Font Page (Look at Main Menu).

Step II: After download the zip file -> Extract it -> Now you will found .ttf file

For Windows 11, 10

Step III: Now go to Start -> Settings -> Search for Fonts -> Paste the font file

For Windows 8, 7, XP

Step III: Now go to Start -> Control Panel -> Fonts -> Paste the font file

Step IV: You done all thing now go to MS word select font from drop down and type in Malayalam font. 

Click Here to download Malayalam Font . For learning Malayalam typing & English to Malayalam translation use our other tools.


B. Install Malayalam Font in MacOS

Step I: Open "Font Book". Use Spotlight to find "Font Book" application (Cmd + Space, then type "Font Book").

Step II: Go to "File" and select “Add Fonts” (or simply drag & drop the downloaded font files into the Font Book window).

The fonts will be added to Font Book and installed on your system.

C. Install Malayalam Font in Linux

Step I: Open a file manager and navigate to the folder containing the downloaded font files.

Step II: Right-click on each font file and select "Open with Font Viewer."

Step III: In the Font Viewer, click the "Install" button to install the font.

After install fonts let follow these steps to use Tamil fonts:

Step 1. Restart Applications

After installing the required Malayalam fonts, it’s a good idea to restart the applications in which you want to use them. This will ensures that the newly installed fonts are recognized and available for use in those applications.

Step 2. Test Your Malayalam Fonts

After successful installation of Malayalam fonts on your system. To test them, open a text editor (Notepad etc.) or a word processing application (MS Word etc.) and select the newly installed font from the dropdown list.

For Non-Unicode Malayalam Font

Start typing and make sure that the fonts are displaying correctly.

For Unicode Malayalam Font

If you select the Unicode Malayalam font name and directly start typing will see English character instead of Malayalam characters. To be able to type in Unicode Malayalam font, firstly you have to activate Malayalam language (or keyboard) from the language bar.

How to check font is Unicode or non Unicode ?

It's very simple, just double click on the font file (.ttf) and see the character are appearing in Malayalam language or English; If the character are appearing in Malayalam than it's a non-Unicode font and if the character are appear in English alfa bate than it is a Unicode font.