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This article was published on June 8, 2015

OS X and iOS will use Apple’s new ‘San Francisco’ font

OS X and iOS will use Apple’s new ‘San Francisco’ font
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Owen Williams

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Owen was a reporter for TNW based in Amsterdam, now a full-time freelance writer and consultant helping technology companies make their word Owen was a reporter for TNW based in Amsterdam, now a full-time freelance writer and consultant helping technology companies make their words friendlier. In his spare time he codes, writes newsletters and cycles around the city.

At Apple’s WWDC the company quietly confirmed that it’ll use its ‘San Francisco’ typeface on OS X and iOS as the default, replacing Helvetica Neue.

Apple released the new font last year for the launch of the Apple Watch, then quietly added it to the keyboard of the new MacBook. It’s also using the San Francisco font on iOS.

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Apple didn’t specifically mention the new fonts, but it was littered throughout the live demos during the event.

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