Iosevka is an open-source, sans-serif + slab-serif, monospace + quasi‑proportional typeface family, designed for writing code, using in terminals, and preparing technical documents.
Quit your editor/program. Unzip and open the folder.
Windows: Download the fonts from the Releases, select the font files and right click, then hit “Install”.
- On Windows 10 1809 or newer the default font installation is per-user, and it may cause compatibility issues for some applications, mostly written in Java. To cope with this, right click and select “Install for all users” instead. Ref.
- Standard distribution in Homebrew:
brew tap homebrew/cask-fonts brew install --cask font-iosevka
- Search for other variants using
brew search font-iosevkaand install what you want.
- Customizable install using Homebrew: see robertgzr/homebrew-tap.
- Standard distribution in Homebrew:
Linux : Copy the TTF files to your fonts directory → Run
FreeBSD: The font can be installed with
pkg install iosevka.
pkg_info -Q iosevkato see which Iosevka packages are available. Use
pkg_addto install the chosen package(s).
In the official package, Iosevka provides 6 monospace subfamilies (sans-serif and slab-serif, each in the 3 spacings Default, Term and Fixed) and 2 quasi-proportional subfamilies (Aile (sans-serif) and Etoile (slab-serif)). In all the monospace subfamilies, 9 weights (Thin to Heavy), 2 widths (Normal and Extended), and 3 slopes (Upright, Italic and Oblique) are included. In the quasi-proportional subfamilies, the quantity of widths is reduced to 1.
All versions include the same ranges of characters: Latin letters, Greek letters (including Polytonic), some Cyrillic letters, IPA symbols and common punctuations and some symbols. You can check out the full list here.
161 Supported Languages:
Afrikaans, Aghem, Akan, Albanian, Asturian, Asu, Azerbaijani, Bafia, Bambara, Basaa, Basque, Belarusian, Bemba, Bena, Bosnian, Breton, Bulgarian, Catalan, Cebuano, Central Atlas Tamazight, Chechen, Chiga, Colognian, Cornish, Croatian, Czech, Danish, Duala, Dutch, Embu, English, Esperanto, Estonian, Ewe, Ewondo, Faroese, Filipino, Finnish, French, Friulian, Fulah, Galician, Ganda, German, Greek, Gusii, Hausa, Hawaiian, Hungarian, Icelandic, Igbo, Inari Sami, Indonesian, Interlingua, Irish, Italian, Javanese, Jola-Fonyi, Kabuverdianu, Kabyle, Kako, Kalaallisut, Kalenjin, Kamba, Kazakh, Kikuyu, Kinyarwanda, Koyra Chiini, Koyraboro Senni, Kurdish, Kwasio, Kyrgyz, Lakota, Langi, Latvian, Lingala, Lithuanian, Low German, Lower Sorbian, Luba-Katanga, Luo, Luxembourgish, Luyia, Macedonian, Machame, Makhuwa-Meetto, Makonde, Malagasy, Malay, Maltese, Manx, Maori, Masai, Meru, Metaʼ, Mongolian, Morisyen, Mundang, Nama, Ngiemboon, Nigerian Pidgin, North Ndebele, Northern Sami, Norwegian, Norwegian Bokmål, Norwegian Nynorsk, Nuer, Nyankole, Oromo, Ossetic, Polish, Portuguese, Quechua, Romanian, Romansh, Rombo, Rundi, Russian, Rwa, Sakha, Samburu, Sango, Sangu, Scottish Gaelic, Sena, Serbian, Shambala, Shona, Slovak, Slovenian, Soga, Somali, Spanish, Sundanese, Swahili, Swedish, Swiss German, Tachelhit (shi_latn), Taita, Tajik, Tasawaq, Tatar, Teso, Tongan, Turkish, Turkmen, Ukrainian, Upper Sorbian, Uzbek, Vai (vai_latn), Vietnamese, Vunjo, Walser, Welsh, Western Frisian, Wolof, Xhosa, Yangben, Yoruba, Zarma, Zulu
Monospace Iosevka contains various stylistic sets to change the shape of certain characters. Enabling corresponded OpenType feature to enable.
Alongside stylistic sets, Monospace Iosevka can also be configured to cherry-pick variants for each character using OpenType. The variants are shown below. To enable, assign the feature tag to the variant index. For example, setting
6 will enable single-storey
Caution : Certain software may limit the quantity of OpenType features and drop some of them if the feature list is too long. Please validate your feature configuration to ensure that it worked in your software.
Monospace subfamilies support ligations. Iosevka’s default ligation set is assigned to
calt feature, though not all of them are enabled by default.
||Default setting in text editors|
Iosevka supports Language-Specific Ligations, which is the ligation set enabled only under certain languages. These ligation sets are assigned to custom feature tags. To use them, you need to turn off
calt and enable the corresponded feature. The feature list is:
Please note that, due to the complex interactions when forming ligations, cherry-picking ligation groups will require a custom Iosevka build. The instructions could be seen below.
Building from Source
For Chinese and Japanese users...
- TUNA (CN): https://mirrors.tuna.tsinghua.edu.cn/github-release/be5invis/Iosevka
- NJU (CN): https://mirrors.nju.edu.cn/github-release/be5invis/Iosevka