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How to change the size of text and fonts in Windows 10

23 mayo, 2021

One of the customization options that disappeared with the first of the Creators Update was the possibility of change text size and system fonts in Windows 10.

To change only the size of the text in some elements there is a fairly simple tool that we already talked about, but if you want also change the font type, its style and more, you are going to need this tool a little more advanced.


Advanced System Font Changer is a small portable app, which means you don’t need to install it. It is extremely easy to use, and creates a backup of all your original sources in case you want to restore them later.

Advanced System Font Changer

You just need to download the program, run it and start playing with new sources. Advanced System Font Changer lets you change the typography of: the title bar, the menus, the message boxes, the title of the palette, the text under the icons, and the pop-up messages that appear when you hover the mouse pointer over a element.

To change the font of an element you must be in the tab Font, click on the element, for example, “Title bar” and choose the new font, style and size.

Default Fonts Windows Explorer with default fonts
After Changing Fonts Windows Explorer with custom fonts

Once you change all the sources that interest you, you just have to click on Apply and restart the session to be able to apply all the changes. You can do one at a time or multiple.

If you want to change your fonts for some new ones that the system does not include, you can check one of these 13 websites to download fonts for free. Before running Advanced System Font Changer you must install the new fonts.

Install Fonts

To do this, you only need to search for the sources you downloaded, select them, right-click on them and then choose Install. The process takes just a couple of seconds and they should appear later on the list.

This tool also has a advanced tab from which you can change the space between icons, the height of the menus, and the width and height of the text in the title bar.

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You can also export all your settings in case you want to save different settings. Y, if you want to go back to the original state you just have to press the “Default” button.

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