Amazon Allows Custom Fonts in Latest Kindle Update
Addressing a long-standing request, Amazon has quietly unlocked custom font support in the latest (5.9.6) firmware update.
The update is available to all e-ink Kindle models from the Paperwhite 2 onward and can be installed manually or over-the-air as usual.
All you need to do to make this happen is connect your Kindle to a computer and place compatible OTF or TTF font files into the “fonts” folder. There’s an instructional readme file in the folder with more detailed notes:
You can now install your favorite fonts on your Kindle and choose one of them to read your eBooks.
Any font you install must be either an OpenType (OTF) or a TrueType (TTF) font. All other font formats are unsupported. Also, fonts are usually available as a font family and may consist of several files for different font styles - one each for Regular, Italic, Bold, BoldItalic, etc. For the best reading experience,...
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