Web fonts go mobile

Google Fonts now work for the vast majority of mobile devices, including Android 2.2+ devices, iPhone and iPad! And now with the recent release of iOS4.2, even non-latin scripts like Greek will render beautifully on the iPad and iPhone.

One of the biggest benefits of using the Google Font API is that the service removes the nuances involved with rendering web fonts correctly across all devices and platforms. As a user, you can simply choose which font you'd like, and Google will take care of the rest.

Want a peek behind the curtain? ... When a request for a web font comes into our servers, we detect the browser and device, and serve the font file format that works best on that device. For example, for older versions of iOS, which don't support the TrueType font format, we convert the font vectors into SVG format. Obviously, this is not something you'd want to do manually, for each device your users are on.

With this new mobile support, we think the value and simplicity of the Google Fonts are better than ever before.

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