Lucida, designed and produced by Kris Holmes and Charles Bigelow in 1985, is one of the first typefaces designed with both bitmapped display screens and laser printing in mind.
Lucida was also one of the first of the super family typefaces, sharing proportions and weights between serif and sans.
The Lucida typefaces perform well under adverse conditions such as fax transmission, low resolution printing, small point sizes, and reversed-out of halftones. More…
Licensed under U.S. Patents Des. 289,421; 289,422; and 289,773.
Lucida® Font families
The Lucida® includes the following font families:
Lucida Bold Italic
Here is a preview of how Lucida® will look. For more previews using your own text as an example, click here.
Is Lucida® A free font? Is Lucida® Free to Download?
No,Lucida® is not free to download. You will need to pay for it I'm afraid.
Almost every font that we list on HighFonts.com is a paid-for, premium font. We do have a Free Fonts section where we list free fonts that you can download.
There is no point trying to find a free download of Lucida® so please don't waste your time looking.
It is highly unlikely that you'll be able to find Lucida® for free. There's a lot of websites that will say "Free Download" but these are just attempts to get you to click on a link which will either take you to an ad landing page or you risk getting viruses on your computer. In the rare occasion that you do find a free download for Lucida® remember that it's illegal to use a font if you didn't pay for it!
If you really want Lucida® and you want to truly own it the legal and safe way, then click here to visit the download and purchase page on MyFonts.com. Here you will be able to obtain the proper license. The designer and publisher deserves to be paid for their work, as they have put in the hours and the creativity to produce such an amazing font. Good luck with your purchase and future use of this font. :)