Replace Helvetica Neue On OS X Yosemite With San Francisco – The Apple Watch Font


iOS 9 and OS X 10.11 are set to debut at WWDC 2015 in about three weeks. The rumor has it that both OS’ will use Apple Watch‘s new San Francisco font, replacing Helvetica Neue font used in iOS 7/iOS 8 and OS X Yosemite. If you can’t wait for the system font to be changed, or maybe you just hate Helvetica Neue, jump over the break to see how you can change Yosemite’s system font to the new San Francisco font…

How to Install:

  1. Download the zipped font files.
  2. Copy the 5 font files to ~/Library/Fonts on your Mac. (protip: press  while in Finder to type the path directly.)san-francisco-font-yosemite-1-FSMdotCOMsan-francisco-font-yosemite-2-FSMdotCOM
  3. Log out and log back in to apply the changes.


How to Uninstall:

  1. Navigate to ~/Library/Fonts on your Mac and delete the 5 files starting with System San Francisco Display.
  2. Log out and log back in to apply the changes.