What is the difference between .ttf and .ttc files? I also appreciate the images to understand better. Thank you very much to everyone.


TTF is a TrueType Font, while TTC is TrueType Collection. TTC is the collection of several TTF compositing files.


ttc stands for "TrueType Collection" and is a collection of multiple true type fonts (ttf) in one file


Also, Windows doesn't know what to do with .TTC files, so if you are compiling fonts to include with a document, keep that in mind.

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    That is incorrect. Cambria.ttc, for example, is a standard font supplied with Windows and used in default Microsoft Word templates. It contains the two fonts "Cambria Regular" and "Cambria Math". – Jongware Feb 19 '20 at 23:10

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