Andalus font family

Overview

Andalus is an Arabic display font. Its design is a modern interpretation of Kairawani Kufic. This font is suitable for headlines, titles, posters, and any graphic design project where artistic flavor is desired.

  • This font has shipped with Windows since Windows 3.1 (Arabic edition) as a TrueType font.
  • Version 5.92 shipped with Windows 7, support for advance OpenType layout tables to improve marks positioning and other typographic enhancements were added.
  • Version 5.99 shipped with Windows 8, we added traditional phrase-ligatures and support for end-of-Ayat mark to make Andalus more user-friendly to native Arabic language users.
File name Andlso.ttf
Styles & Weights Andalus
Copyright Copyright 1993 Glyph Systems, Limited Partnership. Portions © 2011 The Monotype Corporation. All Rights Reserved.
Designers Mohammad Alagha, Mamoun Sakkal
Font vendor Glyph Systems, Monotype Corporation
Script Tags dlng:'Arab'
slng:'Arab', 'Latn'
Code pages 1252 Latin 1
1256 Arabic
Fixed pitch False

Licensing and redistribution info

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Products that supply this font

Product name Font version
Windows 10 See the Windows 10 page.
Windows 8.1 See the Windows 8.1 page.
Windows 8 See the Windows 8 page.
Windows 7 See the Windows 7 page.
Windows Vista 5.00
Windows XP 1.01
Windows 2000 1.01

Style & weight examples

Figure 1: Andalus is an Arabic display font based on Kairawani Kufic calligraphy.

  • Figure 1: Andalus is an Arabic display font based on Kairawani Kufic calligraphy.

Figure 2: Traditional phrase-ligatures added in version 5.99

  • Figure 2: Traditional phrase-ligatures added in version 5.99