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philippnurullin v1.0.6
Major changes
— Fixed problems with rendering of Powerline symbols #189
— Added support of Vietnamese language #14 #209
— All diacritics redone. Corrected a bunch of problems of placing & more balanced mass.
— Added DesignSpace+UFO source files. Just converted & dumped as they are, for now. There are issues with Masters compatibility. Tested in Glyphs app.

Other fixes
— Fixed construction of † ‡ ∏ ∐  #205 #206
— Added exclusion in /* ligature #88
— Refactored ß
— ~= ligature removed #204
— Added >-> ligature #194
— Added u0336 Long stroke overlay #190
— Added ligature //= #185
— Corrected contour of the arrows in ligatures #196

Known issues
— In Medium weights the height of [ ] { } decreased by one pixel in 12px, 13px sizes. This is a hinting bug.
Latest commit 4dd35ad Apr 29, 2020


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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.


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.

    • Linux. Open a terminal and run the following:

      unzip <> -d ~/.local/share/fonts && fc-cache -fv

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-family: 'JetBrains Mono';
    src: url('') format('embedded-opentype'),
         url('') format('woff2'),
         url('') format('woff'),
         url('') 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.


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.


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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