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Amga110

Kaishu font

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Amga110

I need simplified kaishu font.

every font I find has a bad styling or missed most of characters beyond 3000 (based on frequency rank)

If someone has the most standard simplified Kaishu font please share here.

thanks

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imron

Consider this one, which has over 7,000 characters.

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Amga110

thank

but are there any free Kaishu font to download?

Or can I ... no you can't. Admin. :wink:

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imron

There are no high quality, simplified, Kaishu fonts containing a large number of characters that are legally free to download that I am aware of (for people who are about to suggest the Arphic fonts, please see characters in that font like 草 and 起 for why it doesn't fit the bill).

 

There are likely many places to illegally download such fonts, but as per the site's Terms and Conditions we don't condone piracy of that sort of material.

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imron

I hadn't, and while that's a useful resource to now know about, after looking there the statement in my above post still stands.

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imron

Without actually downloading them to check, I'd say the first is FangSong not Kai (and appears to be based on Traditional rather than simplified), and the second two are Traditional and not Simplified.  Thus failing the criteria the OP is looking for.

 

Even if a traditional-based font contains simplified characters, there will be many characters that are the same in both sets and these characters are sometimes written slightly differently in places that use simplified vs places that use Traditional, and a traditional based font will favour the Traditional way of writing them (see above regarding 草,起 etc)

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lips

My bad.  I missed the simplified part.  Is StKaiti, which is the one I use most of the time, missing lots of characters?  I am under the impression that it is a "free" font from Microsoft?

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Hofmann

STKaiti doesn't come with Windows. Recent Windows versions ship with ZhongYi KaiTi. Version 5.01 contains 28522 characters.

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