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View Poll Results: Best preinstalled fonts on KOBO
Publishers Default 5 8.47%
Amasis 8 13.56%
Avenir Next 7 11.86%
Caecilia 5 8.47%
Georgia 19 32.20%
Gill Sans 0 0%
Kobo Nickel 3 5.08%
Malabar 7 11.86%
Kobo UD Kakugo 3 5.08%
Open Dyslexic 2 3.39%
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Old 09-26-2018, 10:00 AM   #16
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I like bitter lately, used to read on CIL and literata. i don't use built in fonts.
I tend to alternate between these three as well, they look the best at small sizes IMO. Another great free font is Italian Old Style MT.
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Old 09-26-2018, 10:48 AM   #17
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I tend to use Georgia on both Kobo and Kindle. I like it a little darker so add weight on both. I do try the Publisher set fonts occasionally but so far tend to revert quickly back to Georgia.
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Old 09-26-2018, 11:16 AM   #18
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Best preinstalled font: Malabar;
Best Custom Font: Bookerly, Linux Libertine G or Georgia Pro on epub;
Bitter on kepub because I have disabled kerning (and not enabled ligatures) to avoid uneven spacing problems that occasionally occurs on kepub and it gives very good result in these conditions.

Also like: IBM Plex Serif, Literata, Lora, Source Serif Pro on epub;
Sanchez Regular on kepub

Too much fonts installed?

I like to change the font depending on the mood: 32 custom fonts installed on Kobo and 27 on Kindle

added font: Merriweather, beautiful on both Epub and Kepub

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Old 09-26-2018, 11:30 AM   #19
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Cool. Got them loaded
Hey, groovy! Hope you like Noto Serif. If not, there are a million other free fonts out there and now you know how to install them.
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Old 09-26-2018, 11:31 AM   #20
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I like bitter lately, used to read on CIL and literata.
Literata and Noto Serif are pretty similar and both are Google fonts. I don't remember why I prefer Noto Serif to Literata.
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Old 09-26-2018, 02:13 PM   #21
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I use Amasis. I try others now and then but always, always go back to Amasis. It’s such a nice little font and easy on the eyes.
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Old 09-26-2018, 03:25 PM   #22
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i use Tahoma and LibreFranklin ExtraBold.

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Old 09-26-2018, 05:20 PM   #23
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Old 09-26-2018, 05:27 PM   #24
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just a poll

I have not a clue on how to upload fonts so I am sticking to the ones already there
The poll needs one more option for Other as the font I use most is not there. I use ChareInk which is a modified Charis Sil. It's a very nice font and it's the one I use. Also, a lot of others use it as well. And ChareInk is very good on a Kindle as well.

Here's where to get CareInk in both weighted and unweighted versions.

https://www.mobileread.com/forums/sh...d.php?t=184056

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Old 09-26-2018, 09:25 PM   #25
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The poll needs one more option for Other as the font I use most is not there. I use ChareInk which is a modified Charis Sil. It's a very nice font and it's the one I use. Also, a lot of others use it as well. And ChareInk is very good on a Kindle as well.
Going by the replies, it appears that that majority of responses are by people using alternative fonts. It's nice to have the choice though it appears that any group of 5 posters has at least 7 favourite fonts.
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Old 09-26-2018, 11:44 PM   #26
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Despite having loaded many fonts on my kobo at various times, I usually use open dyslexic.

I'm not dyslexic, but like it probably for part of the same reason that it makes it easier to read if dyslexic.

It seems to keep my eyes from getting lost on the page. I often get distracted as I read, and find it hard to get to the next line when I finish one line (worse in books with long paragraphs) ...in short, I loose my place way too easily, but the oddly weighted feeling at the bottom of dyslexic font letters seems to help combat this.

I also watch TV with subtitles despite no hearing loss. What can I say, I need all the help I can get :-p
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Like several others, I use ChareInk. I've tried others, but it is my go to font.
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I think I figured out a while ago that my favorite font is the one I've been using the most.

If I switch fonts, it feels awkward...until I've used it for a while and then switching back feels awkward again.
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I've always used caecilia bold. I'll try georgia.
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