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How to use San Francisco font on Windows?

You go here: https://developer.apple.com/fonts/ (yes I know this is the official link - thing is: SF is a open type font, its just "hidden" deep in the downloaded package) Then you download the font. ...
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How to use San Francisco font on Windows?

Step 1: Download the font package from Apple. https://developer.apple.com/fonts/ Make sure to download the regular fonts and not the compact fonts for watchOS. The download will have an annoying ....
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What are some of the benefits of having a Mac vs a Windows PC in a design environment?

*Disclaimer: I've been a Mac user for more than 20 years and still use a Mac daily. That being posted, I have clearly seen Windows close the gap in the areas where Apple was the frontrunner and the ...
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How to use San Francisco font on Windows?

Unfortunately Apple aren't too concerned with Windows users. They expect everyone who is designing for Mac to use a Mac. And since the San Francisco font has been created with specific features only ...
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How to use San Francisco font on Windows?

I'm resurrecting this from the death, because I think I have the answer. I ended up downloading the font here, and proceeded to convert all the fonts to TTF format using this converter. This has ...
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Inkscape Filter: Mimic macOS Big Sur Icon 3D Effect

Here's my attempt at replicating this style with custom filters created by using Inkscape's filter editor: First give your shape a gradient so that approximately one third at the top is fully white, ...
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Using real products when creating fake mockups

This will vary from product to product. I would encourage you to seek out the terms and conditions on a case by case basis. This might involve e-mailing the company, but sometimes the information is ...
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Correct usage of the Apple App Store Badge

I believe you can only use the official badge. See the App Store Marketing Guidelines: Use only the App Store badge artwork provided by Apple. Do not modify, angle, animate, rotate, or tilt ...
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What font is being used for the Apple Watch?

According to the Apple Watch HIGs, it's a new font called San Francisco, and it comes in two flavors: Choose the San Francisco Text font for text that is 19 points or smaller. Choose the San ...
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I cant find iOS specs equivalent to Material Design

The Human Interface Guidelines are the official guidelines and the closest official source you'll get. There is no detailed spec similar to Material Design's. Although similar in purpose, the Human ...
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Where to download Sketch’s version of the SF font?

The only way to download Apple's San Francisco font is from the Apple developer website: https://developer.apple.com/fonts/ The font isn't licensed for any general use at all. Only paid members of ...
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What are some of the benefits of having a Mac vs a Windows PC in a design environment?

I do primarily web design and web development so I will only add what I see. Only up to a couple of months was I an avid PC user and now I'm sold on Mac. In reality, hardware is basically the same ...
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What font is being used for the Apple Watch?

Whatever it is, it’s grotesque. Seriously though, DIN does look close but for its square tittles and punctuation marks and not getting the 9’s right. I fancy Aktiv Grotesk for a closer match on the ...
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What font does Apple use for its "light" text?

It's called Myriad Set, used in varying weights (in this case either Thin or Ultralight). It's a custom variation of Myriad Pro, only available to Apple and its marketing/advertising partners.
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Correct usage of the Apple App Store Badge

To add onto Yisela: Affiliate Logo Guidelines and Art The iTunes and App Store logos are recognized worldwide and using them correctly is an important part of being an affiliate partner. A few ...
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Are there any low-cost freelance websites for doing Apple watch app mockup?

Any freelance website, you can try (I feel like a Yoda suddenly!) Most of them cost nothing for posting a job and you can see what kind of freelancers and costs you'll get. I don't think there's a ...
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What are some of the benefits of having a Mac vs a Windows PC in a design environment?

For designers, even I as a lifelong Mac bigot can say "not much anymore." The critical programs are on both platforms now. And Scott makes good points about Parallels and cross-platform browser ...
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Font similar to San Francisco for PC?

You can download San Francisco directly from Apple in OTF format. Windows doesn't like that format, but you can use this tool to convert it to TTF. It worked for me using Windows 10. I discovered the ...
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Font similar to San Francisco for PC?

Google fonts has a nice, free alternative that's close called Roboto:
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I cant find iOS specs equivalent to Material Design

Also this can be useful for you :)
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Is it okay to use Apple logo as a part of an icon in a website?

Here's a link to their legal policies; http://www.apple.com/legal/intellectual-property/guidelinesfor3rdparties.html Looks like the 2. Compatibility section could apply to your question. Here's the ...
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What software do you recommend for creating a logo

To give you the answer you're looking for, most people would probably still be using Adobe Illustrator to design logos. There are some free alternatives to that and of course, Zach's answer should ...
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Illustrator envelope distort tool alternative

I do believe Affinity Photo for iPad has mesh warp and perspective distort, but I'm not sure how much vector editing capabilities it has.
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What software do you recommend for creating a logo

I recommend using pen and paper. Sketch a bunch of ideas. Take about 3 that you like and try a bunch of variations of them. Eventually you should get something usable. Then after you get something ...
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Where to download Sketch’s version of the SF font?

Go to https://developer.apple.com/fonts/ to download San Francisco Font styles as a zip file. extract the font files from the SF-Font.dmg then open the SF Pro file folder. All the fonts will be ...
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Where to download Sketch’s version of the SF font?

Sounds like you already figured this out, but this is one of the top google results so I figured I'd post more links. Apple used to provide the SF font to anyone as normal font download, but now they ...
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What is the current Apple color pallet?

This ad is available in an RGB version on YouTube. The video version also has many more frames and colors: Apple TV — The Future of Television The ad plays with the idea of the TV color bars, but ...
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What is the current Apple color pallet?

It's not a colour pallette. It's a stylistic variation of the SMPTE color bars: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/SMPTE_color_bars Also, you can extract the RGB colors from the photograph you posted, ...
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