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Heading fonts in Office, new and old side-by-side comparison

A ‘side by side’ comparison of the current Office default font for headings (Calibri Light) and the new default Aptos Display.

Aptos Display has thicker strokes/lines than Calibri Light and is, perhaps, more prominent as a heading font. See the slider below to compare the two heading fonts.

See New and old Office font – side-by-side comparison to compare the body fonts Aptos and Calibri.

Headings: Aptos Display vs Calibri Light

The current default heading font is Calibri Light, that will change to Aptos Display in the new templates.

Aptos Display and Calibri Light – both regular weight, 24pt.

Aptos and Aptos Display

Here are the two new default fonts: Aptos for body text, Aptos Display for Headings.

Check out the winner and other new fonts in Microsoft 365/Office 2021

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