Andika Basic

27983 downloads Public domain / GPL / OFL
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README - Andika Basic Regular Release 1.0 2 May 2008


Thank you for your interest in Andika ("Write!" in Swahili), a Unicode-compliant sans serif font designed by SIL International primarily for literacy use.

See FONTLOG.txt for detailed information on the rationale for Andika, as well as a complete list of supported characters.

See AndikaBasicR-FAQ-KI.txt for frequently-asked questions and known issues.

See OFL.txt for the complete text of the SIL Open Font License. See OFL-FAQ.txt for frequently-asked questions about the SIL Open Font License.

There is one TrueType (.ttf) font file included:




In Windows XP:

-->Right click on Start icon in Taskbar, choose Explore, navigate to downloaded font file (AndBasR.ttf; wherever you unzipped it to). On Folders side of window, go to Local Disk (C:)/Windows/, and drag font files into Fonts folder.



For more information please visit the Andika page on SIL International's Computers and Writing Systems website at Or send an e-mail to .

  • AndBasR.ttf
Character Map Andika Basic Character Map
File Contents
filename filesize type options
AndBasR.ttf 245 kB Font File Download
AndikaBasicR-FAQ-KI.txt 4 kB Text File Download
FONTLOG.txt 7 kB Text File Download
OFL-FAQ.txt 23 kB Text File Download
OFL.txt 4 kB Text File Download
README.txt 1 kB Text File Download
Font Details
Designer Name: SIL International
Font License: Public domain / GPL / OFL

Designer Name: SIL International

Font License:Public domain / GPL / OFL