Akzidenz Grotesk Font Free Download

Akzidenz Grotesk Font Character map
Akzidenz Grotesk Font

About The font

Akzidenz Grotesk is released by Berthold Type Foundry. The year was 1898. Akzidenz Grotesk font is designed by Günter Gerhard Lange in 1950. The design originates from Royal Grotesk light by royal type-cutter Ferdinand Theinhardt. The original name of this font is “Accidenz-Grotesk.” It was later merged with Berthold by Theinhardt foundry. This foundry supplied the regular, medium, and bold weights of Akzidenz Grotesk typeface. This font was the primary sans-serif typeface to ever be broadly used and it later stimulated the layout of the Helvetica font. The commercial font like Aileron font and Protestant font is similar to this typeface. In the 1950s Günter Gerhard Lange, the art director at Berthold, began a project to enlarge the typeface family. He added a larger character set but retained all of the idiosyncrasies of the 1898 type.

This font is used for various purposes. Akzidenz Grotesk Font is one of the most used Web fonts. This great typeface is present inside the adobe. Moreover, this particular font is known for its bold and italic functions. The file format of this typeface is both Opentype and Truetype. Akzidenz Grotesk is free for personal use but not for commercial purposes. Many designers are using this typeface in their various graphic design projects. This font is ideal for spreadsheets, tables, and forms.


One can easily use this particular font for designing, covers, brand designs, printing, wedding cards, precise emblems, and so. This font has a very clean and clear texture. Some more usage of this font is:

  • Newsletters
  • Directories
  • Annual reports
  • T-shirt design
  • Graphic patterns for textiles
  • Newspapers
  • Graphic novel
  • Motion graphics
  • Stock images
  • Logo
  • Branding
  • Display or text
  • Headlines

These are some usage of the Akzidenz Grotesk font.

Font information

NameAkzidenz Grotesk font
Designer nameGünter Gerhard Lange
FoundryBerthold Type Foundry
StyleSans-serif, Grosteque Sans
File formatOpentype & Truetype
Font licenseFree for personal use
TypeFree version

License information

No license, registration, or sign-up is necessary for your personal use. This particular font is totally free for personal use. To use this commercially there is necessary of a license. One can buy this font from various links available.


One can download the free version of this font from the button given below.

Similar fonts

There are different similar fonts to Akzidenz Grotesk font, but this one has different features which makes it exceptional. Some fonts that are similar to this font are:

  • Homenaje
  • Babel Sans-Bold
  • OPTIAkro Grotesk-Cond
  • Gobold Thin Light
  • Varta Bold
  • Yantramanav Bold
  • Pathway Gothic One Regular
  • Kenzo
  • Early Times Bold Demo
  • Bebas Neue Regular
  • Protestant font
  • Basic Commercial Font

Font family includes

  • Akzidenz-Grotesk Bold Italic.
  • Akzidenz-Grotesk Super.
  • Akzidenz-Grotesk Regular Italic.
  • Akzidenz-Grotesk Bold.
  • Akzidenz-Grotesk Super Italic.
  • Akzidenz-Grotesk Light.
  • Akzidenz-Grotesk Light Italic.
  • Akzidenz-Grotesk Medium Italic.
  • Akzidenz-Grotesk Regular.
  • Akzidenz-Grotesk Medium

Font pairing

Some fonts that can be paired up with Akzidenz Grotesk fonts are:

  • Signifier + Akzidenz-Grotesk
  • Executive + Akzidenz-Grotesk
  • Maison mono +  Akzidenz-Grotesk
  • Studio Pro + Akzidenz-Grotesk
  • Self Modern  + Akzidenz-Grotesk
  • Traulha + Akzidenz-Grotesk
  • Caslon + Akzidenz-Grotesk

Supported language

There are many languages where this particular font can be used. The languages are:

Tahitian, Tajik, Tatar (Cyrillic), Tausug, Ladin, Latvian, Lithuanian, Lojban, Lombard, Low Saxon, Luxembourgian, Macedonian, Malagasy, Malay (Latinized), Romansh (Rumantsch), Rotokas, Russian, Rusyn, Sami (Inari), Míkmaq, Mohawk, Moldovan, Nahuatl, Nenets, Norfolk/Pitcairnese, Slovenian (Slovene), Somali, Southern Ndebele, Baltic, Turkish, Welsh ,archaic Danis, English, Sami (Lule), Sami (Northern), Tetum (Tetun), Tok Pisin, Tongan (Faka-Tonga), Tswana, Turkmen, Turkmen (Cyrillic), Turkmen (Latinized), Tuvaluan, Tuvin, Udmurt, Ukrainian, Ulithian, Uyghur (Cyrillic), Uyghur (Latinized), Uzbek, Catalan, Cebuano, Chamorro, Chechen, Cheyenne, Chichewa (Nyanja), Chuvash, Cimbrian, Corsican, Croatian, Cyrillic, Czech, Danish, Dungan, Dutch, English, Esperanto, Estonian, Evenki (Cyrillic), Faroese, Fijian, Finnish, French, Buryat (Cyrillic) Ulithian, Uyghur (Cyrillic), Uyghur (Latinized), Uzbek (Cyrillic), Veps, Vietnamese, Volapük, Votic (Cyrillic), Votic (Latinized), Walloon, Warlpiri, Welsh, Xhosa, Yakut/Sakha, Yapese, Zulu, Megleno-Romanian, Greek, Greenlandic, Guarani, Haitian Creole, Hausa, Hawaiian, Hiligaynon, Hill Mari, Hmong, Hopi,Samoan, Sardinian (Sardu), Scots (Gaelic), French Creole (Saint Lucia), Frisian, Friulian, Galician, Genoese, German, Gilbertese (Kiribati), Manx, Maori, Meadow Mari, Southern Sotho (Sesotho), Spanish, Swahili, Swati/Swazi, Swedish, Tagalog (Filipino/Pilipino), Tahitian, Tajik, Tatar (Cyrillic), Tausug, Hungarian, Ibanag, Icelandic.

Frequently Asked Questions

  1. Can Akzidenz Grotesk Font Be Used on Websites?

Ans: Yes! It can be utilized on your website and can make your website design more impactful.

2. Can Akzidenz Grotesk Font Be Downloaded on My Pc and Mac?

It is absolutely free to download and use the Akzidenz Groteskin your mac and pc.

3. Is Akzidenz Grotesk font free?

Ans: Akzidenz Grotesk font is free for personal use but needs a license for commercial purposes.

4. Who designed the Akzidenz Grotesk?

Ans: It was designed and released by Günter Gerhard Lange in the 1950s

5. Can anyone use Akzidenz Grotesk font in My Logo?

Ans: Akzidenz Grotesk fonts is a great font to use in My Logo.

6. What Type of Font Is Akzidenz Grotesk Font?

Ans: Akzidenz Grotesk is one of the best sans serif font.

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