“Apple is currently planning to use the new system font developed for the Apple Watch to refresh the looks of iPads, iPhones, and Macs running iOS 9 ‘Monarch’ and OS X 10.11 ‘Gala,’according to sources with knowledge of the preparations,” Mark Gurmnan reports for 9to5Mac.
“Current plans call for the Apple-designed San Francisco font to replace Helvetica Neue, which came to iOS 7 in 2013 and OS X Yosemite just last year, beginning with a June debut at WWDC,” Gurmnan reports. “The slightly flashier and somewhat more readable San Francisco font first appeared on the Apple Watch, which was shown in September 2014 and released last month.”
“Some third-party developers have already started to redesign their apps for San Francisco,” Gurmnan reports, “which began to stretch beyond the Apple Watch when the new 12-inch MacBook debuted with keyboard characters printed in the new font.
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MacDailyNews Take: Good. The San Francisco is significantly more readable than Helvetica Neue.
[Thanks to MacDailyNews Reader “Dan K.” for the heads up.]