Font Embedding in Ebooks

The font landscape for digital content is a confusing place, full of complicated licensing agreements and expensive digital font licenses. What’s a creative ebook designer supposed to do? In this video, font expert Champagne Choquer discusses general font guidelines and reveals best practices so that you can take your ebook typography to the next level.

You’ll also learn about:

  • Font licensing (EULAs)
  • Font file formats
  • Platform/device specific fonts
  • Free and Affordable Fonts
  • How to embed fonts in EPUBs
  • Optimal font stacks for multiple devices and platforms

Additional Font Resources

Champagne has made both her slideshow presentation and a summary handout available to use in conjunction with the above video. They’re handy reference guides and we encourage you to keep them close the next time you have a question about ebook font embedding.