Download, install and activate FontLab 7

1. Download the FontLab 7 installer

When you complete the FontLab 7 purchase, and install the FontLab 7 installer for your operating system.

Download the 32-bit version have a 32-bit version of Windows 7 or newer, or if you are not sure which version you have.

The links above are the same installers as the trial versions available from the FontLab 7 website. At any time, you can download the installers again from our website.

2. Install FontLab 7

Install on Windows

  1. Double-click the downloaded .exe and follow the on-screen instructions. Install the included Python unless you are sure you have the matching version of Python installed.
  2. When the installation is complete, run FontLab 7 from your Start menu.

Install on macOS

  1. Double-click the downloaded .dmg and drag FontLab 7 to your Applications folder.
  2. Go to your Applications folder in Finder.
  3. Double-click FontLab 7.app.

3. Activate FontLab 7 with your serial number

When you install and run FontLab 7, the app will start a 30-day trial, during which the app is fully functional. So, install the app and start working in the trial mode right away! If you’re are waiting for your serial number to arrive (for example, if you’ve purchased an upgrade or educational license), run the app in trial mode until you have your serial number.

When you receive your FontLab 7 serial number, run FontLab 7 and activate it with the serial number. You need to be connected to the internet to activate. If you have any problems with activating the app , visit our support website to check the FAQ or to contact our support team.

Your FontLab 7 serial number is unique, please store it safely , and use it when you install FontLab 7 on a new computer. It will look similar to this (this is just an example): FL70 20DIG ITSAN DORLE TTERS

Your serial number for Full license

If you bought a full license from our store, you can download your serial number directly from the My Downloads section of our store, or we will immediately send you your serial number to the e-mail address you provided during checkout.

If you have not received the serial number within 15 minutes , check your spam folder for an e-mail with the subject FontLab Store - Order 12345 or similar. If you still did not get your serial number, send an e-mail to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. with the subject "FontLab 7 FULL license need serial number".

Your serial number for Educational license

If you bought an educational (student or teacher) license , you need to provide proof of your academic status to receive your serial number. Send an e-mail to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. with the subject "FontLab 7 ACADEMIC license need serial number", and with an attached scan or photo of your student or staff ID. We will typically reply within one working day.

Your serial number for Upgrade license

If you bought an upgrade license , you need to provide proof of your previous app version ownership to receive your new FontLab 7 serial number. Send an e-mail to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. with the subject "FontLab 7 UPGRADE license need serial number.", and in the e-mail, write your old serial number for the app from which you upgrade. We will typically reply within one working day.

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