the STIX project has the potential to solve a problem that dates back to the 1400's, when Gutenberg first conceived of movable type. -New York Times (Nov. 7, 2002)

How to install STIX fonts on your system

Step 1: Download and unzip the STIX fonts

To install STIX fonts on your computer, please download the latest STIX fonts ZIP file through our SourceForge page at After unzipping, you will find the STIX-General and STIX-Word versions of the font set within the Fonts directory. Each version contains identical glyphs packaged as a collection of OpenType fonts files with name STIX* and extension OTF.

Further licensing and release documentation is available from PDF documentation files in the ZIP archive.

Step 2: Install the STIX fonts

The process to install OpenType fonts depends on your operating system. Here are some pointers that may be helpful:

•   Windows (7, Vista, and XP):
•   Mac OS X:

If you’re on a UNIX system, search the web for “install OpenType fonts” and the specific installation that you’re using.

For information on installing fonts in a TeX environment please visit:


Please direct any questions or general comments to the STIX Fonts project. Bug reports and technical support issues should be reported through