Top 10 popular fonts in Google Fonts where you can download fonts for free
Google Fonts , a service that allows you to use more than 800 web fonts for free, allows you to check the number of page views for each font on many websites in a ranking format.
From February 23, 2019 to February 22, 2020, the top 10 page views per year are:
◆ 1: Roboto
The Sanserif typeface 'Roboto' is used by more than 29 million websites and boasts more than 10 trillion page views in total, and more than 3 trillion page views per year. Roboto is an open source font and is also used as the default font on Google and Android .
Open Sans, a sans serif typeface, is also widely used alongside Roboto. The number of page views per year is less than half that of Roboto, about 1,49.66 million times. It is used not only for websites but also for printed materials such as advertisements .
◆ 3: Lato
'Lato' is also a sans serif font. Lato is a Polish word for summer. The number of page views per year was about 4.851 million, up about 9% from the previous year, and it is gradually gaining popularity.
The number of page views increased by about 35% compared to the previous year, and Sans serif typeface 'Montserrat' is gaining in popularity. Approximately 32.67 million page views per year. It is said that it was created with consideration for the design of the first half of the 20th century. Montserrat is also an open source font .
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'Roboto Condensed' is a sans serif typeface font created based on Roboto. It is also used in Nintendo Switch packages in Europe . Approximately 23.85 million page views per year.
'Source Sans Pro' is an open source font by Adobe Systems. The number of page views per year was about 21,630,000.
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The number of page views per year is about 2.21 million, and the sans serif typeface 'Oswald' is growing in popularity by 11% compared to the previous year.
Sans serif typeface 'Raleway' is also an open source font . The number of page views per year was about 13.91 million.
'Merriweather' was the only serif font in the top ten. The number of page views per year is about 1,030,000, but it has decreased by 9% from the previous year, and its popularity is declining. Merriweather is also an open source font .
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'Roboto Mono' is a font based on Roboto, with about 9.82 million page views per year, a significant 114% increase over the previous year.