GIMP has a couple user font folders listed there by default, for some reason on Windows those folders make the font loading part really slow. Installing fonts in GIMP is, thankfully, a very simple process – especially if you are using a Windows machine. However, if you still aren't quite. I've used GIMP for a long time, and just recently I installed a new OS (Windows 7) on my computer. On my previous OS I had a collection of. This short tutorial describes how to Install Microsoft Windows Fonts in Ubuntu LTS Open LibreOffice or GIMP after installing MS Fonts. GIMP uses the FreeType 2 font engine to render fonts, and a system called Fontconfig to running GIMP, press the Refresh button in the Fonts dialog. Windows. All you need to do is: add the fonts that you want to Ubuntu, and then you can use them in Gimp. Download the font(s) that you like, and once. You can put new fonts on GIMP without installing them in Windows. First, open the GIMP directory, usually located in C:\Program Files. Next, open the \etc\fonts. Note though that since it is such a widespread system, modern desktops environments such as GNOME or KDE, or other distribution software, may overwrite. Does anyone know where to get new fonts for portable GIMP? On the right side of the window, it will list the folders that GIMP looks at to find.