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official JetBrains project

JetBrains Mono

A typeface made for developers.
More about font features & design can be found on its page.

Installation

In JetBrains IDEs

The most recent version of JetBrains Mono ships with your JetBrains IDE starting with v2019.3.

Select JetBrains Mono in the IDE settings: go to Preferences/SettingsEditorFont, and then select JetBrains Mono from the Font dropdown.

Another IDE or an older version of a JetBrains IDE

Through brew (MacOS only)

  1. Tap the font cask to make the Jetbrains Mono font available :
    brew tap homebrew/cask-fonts
  2. Install it using the font-jetbrains-mono cask:
    brew cask install font-jetbrains-mono

Through Chocolatey (Windows only)

  1. Install Chocolatey if you haven't done already. See this page for instructions on how to do that.
  2. In an elevated cmd console (Run as administrator...) :
    choco install jetbrainsmono

Or manually

  1. Download font.
  2. Unzip the archive and install the font:
    • Mac. Select all font files in the folder and double-click them. Click the "Install Font" button.

    • Windows. Select all font files in the folder, right-click any of them, then pick "Install" from the menu.

    • Ubuntu. Open a terminal with Ctrl+Alt+T and run the following:

      cd <name_of_our_archive.zip>
      unzip "\*.zip" -d ${HOME}/.fonts
      sudo fc-cache -f -v

Picking the font for your IDE

  1. Restart your IDE.
  2. Go to Preferences/SettingsEditorFont, and pick JetBrains Mono from the Font dropdown.

Visual Studio Code

  • Follow the instructions above to step 3.
  • Go to the settings editor, from the File menu choose Preferences, Settings or use keyboard shortcut Ctrl+, (Cmd+, on Mac).
  • In the "Font Family" input box type JetBrains Mono, replacing any content.
  • To enable ligatures turn on the checkbox in "Font ligatures".

Manually editing settings.json

Visual Studio Code allows you to also edit the underlying settings.json config file. First open the settings editor as described above, then click the "{}" icon, at the top right, to open the "settings.json" file.

Then paste the following lines and save the file.

"editor.fontFamily": "JetBrains Mono",
"editor.fontLigatures": true,

ChromeOS Terminal

In the terminal:

  1. Use the keyboard shortcut CTRL + SHIFT + P to open up settings.
  2. Scroll down to "Custom CSS (Inline Text)".
  3. Copy & paste the following:
@font-face{
    font-family: 'JetBrains Mono';
    src: url('https://raw.githubusercontent.com/JetBrains/JetBrainsMono/master/web/eot/JetBrainsMono-Regular.eot') format('embedded-opentype'),
         url('https://raw.githubusercontent.com/JetBrains/JetBrainsMono/master/web/woff2/JetBrainsMono-Regular.woff2') format('woff2'),
         url('https://raw.githubusercontent.com/JetBrains/JetBrainsMono/master/web/woff/JetBrainsMono-Regular.woff') format('woff'),
         url('https://raw.githubusercontent.com/JetBrains/JetBrainsMono/master/ttf/JetBrainsMono-Regular.ttf') format('truetype');
    font-weight: normal;
    font-style: normal;
}

* {
    -webkit-font-feature-settings: "liga" on, "calt" on;
    -webkit-font-smoothing: antialiased;
    text-rendering: optimizeLegibility;
    font-family: 'JetBrains Mono';
}

Source files

Can be found in the "Source" folder. To open them you will need FontLab 6 or higher.

License

JetBrains Mono typeface is available under the Apache 2.0 license and can be used free of charge, for both commercial and non-commercial purposes. You do not need to give credit to JetBrains, although we will appreciate it very much if you do.

Credits

Type designer
Philipp Nurullin

Team lead
Konstantin Bulenkov

Thanks to
Nikita Prokopov
Eugene Auduchinok
Tatiana Tulupenko
Dmitrij Batrak
IntelliJ Platform UX Team
Web Team

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