Berkeley Mono Typeface

Berkeley Mono is a love letter to the golden era of computing. The era that gave rise to a generation of people who celebrated automation and reveled in the joy of computing, when transistors replaced cogs, and machine-readable typefaces were developed, for when humans and machines truly interfaced on an unprecedented scale.

Berkeley Mono wears a UNIX T-shirt and aspires to be etched on control panels in black synthetic lacquer. It is Adrian Frutiger visits Bell Labs. It is Gene Kranz's command. It operates with calibrated precision and has a datasheet.

Berkeley Mono is a typeface for professionals.

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Engineered for Code

By software engineers, for software engineers.

Berkeley Mono is thoroughly tested and has written production code during its entire development cycle. Engineered for reading and writing code, Berkeley Mono has excellent legibility, distinct but not distracting glyphs and a comfortable line-height. It is fitted with care to make sure it can perform as well as proportional typefaces whilst being 100% monospaced.

It's boring. It's good.

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Unlike any other

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Berkeley Mono coalesces the objectivity of machine-readable typefaces of the 70's while simultaneously retaining the humanist sans-serif qualities. Inspired by the legendary typefaces of the past, Berkeley Mono offers exceptional straightforwardness and clarity in its form. Its purpose is to make the user productive and get out of the way.

There is nothing like it.

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Box Drawing Characters

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Analogical Digitronics

Some say Berkeley Mono evokes a warm and fuzzy feeling of interacting with vintage technologies. The glow of cathode ray tubes, the wonderful tactility of a well made rotary encoder, and the calm of static user interfaces. Perhaps. But, Berkeley Mono is functional first. It doubles down on reliability of existing forms and refines it. It is comforting and yet stern, disciplined yet easy, regimented yet flexible. It is old school, understated and unfashionable. May be it is timeless.

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International - Wide Language Support

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Exceptional legibility

Berkeley Mono truly shines in use cases where legibility is important. Want to write a user manual or a movie script? It is fantastic for that. Berkeley Mono's design has a careful balance between letter-spacing and monospaced fitting. It makes reading long form prose effortless.

It will perform just as well for designing Submarine EXIT signs as for precision Japanese restaurant menu. Genetic sequencies look great. Nuclear power plant control panels? Not a problem.

Berkeley Mono is available in 4 cuts at the moment (and more to come). Variable fonts are also included.

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Zero BS Licensing

Would you like to write code on your employer's computer using Berkeley Mono? Want to host a personal blog? It's covered. Purchase a developer license that includes lifetime updates.

Want to give a gift to developers in your company? Get a commercial license with no strings attached (unlimited everything). If you're a design firm or a contractor, please purchase a license for the appropriate number of seats.

Send us an inquiry for customization: [email protected]

Berkeley Mono Marketing Employee Perks

What's included

After placing an order, you'll be able to customize the font to your liking. All stylistic sets are configurable.

Berkeley Mono will continue to grow with new glyphs, cuts and features. Developer license includes lifetime updates and Commercial license includes updates extending to the end of the subscription period.

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Try it out

Berkeley Mono Trial

Berkeley Mono trial is a fully functional typeface limited to ASCII-128 set, and it has a couple of limitations. It doesn't impede aesthetic and functional evaluation.


Trial Package

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Developer License

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Users 1
Desktop/Print Unlimited installs
Websites Unlimited views
Embedded & Apps Unlimited devices
Commercial No
Price $75 / one-time


Commercial License

Berkeley Mono Marketing - Commercial License
Users 10 (minimum)
Desktop/Print Unlimited installs
Websites Unlimited views
Embedded & Apps Unlimited devices
Commercial Yes
Price Starting at $295 / year


Customer Service

If you're an existing customer, retrieve your account information:


Support email:
[email protected]

Berkeley Mono Releases

Release history



Berkeley Mono Marketing - Datasheet Datasheet
Berkeley Mono Marketing - Developer License Developer License
Berkeley Mono Marketing - Commercial License Commercial License