For nearly fifteen years (1999-2014), Mac users have used Lucida Grande typeface as a user interface of macOS. With the release of OS X Yosemite, Apple introduced Helvetica Neue and then in OS X El Capitan, the brand brought in San Francisco. People always develop a sort of fascination for old stuff, and perhaps, therefore, many want to switch to Lucida Grande on their macOS High Sierra system. If you are the one, who wants to change macOS High Sierra system font to Lucida Grande, here is how to.
GitHub has developed a useful tool for Mac users to switch between Lucida Grande and San Francisco fonts on your macOS High Sierra system. Lucida Grande looks like Lucida Sans and Lucida Sans Unicode. If you wish to change back to San Francisco, you can restore default system fault in your macOS High Sierra.
How to Change macOS High Sierra System Font to Lucida Grande on Mac
Step #1: First of all download macOSLucidaGrande by going to Luming Yin’s Github page.
Step #2. After downloading it, Open it on your Mac.
Step #3. Now, click on “Lucida Grande” tab which is Next to San Fransico.
Step #4. Next, To install the font on your Mac, you need to click on the green check button.
Step #5: Simply, Restart your Mac.
Now you will be able to see Lucida Grande font as a default system font. In Menus, Windows bars, title bars, and everywhere in the mac, you will this new font.
How to Restore Default System Font in macOS High Sierra
In case you change your mind and want to switch back to San Francisco, you can easily switch between the two font types.
Step #1: Open macOSLucidaGrande app on your Mac.
Step #2: Now, click on “San Fransisco” tab.
Step #3. Next, click on green check button to reset the San Francisco font as the system font.
Step #4. At last, reboot your Mac.
That’s all friends!
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