Qadi® font family

Designed by Walter Tracy in 1985
Linotype Design Studio in 1985

About Qadi® font family

Qadi Bold is a modern Arabic display face that includes the traditional range of letterforms. These extra bold shapes are striking, graceful, and confidently calligraphic. Produced in the mid-1980s under the design direction of the noted British typographer Walter Tracy, Qadi has proved to be a very popular typeface for magazine and newspaper publications. It was converted to the PostScript font format in 1989, and updated to the OpenType format in 2002. Qadi takes full advantage of digital technology for accurate diacritical positioning and kerning refinements, ensuring high quality Arabic typesetting.

The OpenType font incorporates the Arabic codepage (CP 1256), and supports Arabic and Persian. It also includes both tabular Arabic and Persian numerals, as well as Latin figures and complete punctuation.


Desktop fonts are designed to be installed on a computer for use with applications. Licensed per computer.
Web fonts are used with the CSS @font-face rule. They are licensed for a set number of page views with no time limitation.
Mobile App Fonts can be embedded in your mobile application. Each app requires a separate license. The license is based on the number of app installations.
Electronic Publication Fonts can be embedded in an eBook, eMagazine or eNewspaper. Fonts are licensed per issue.
Server fonts can be installed on a server and e.g. used by automated processes to create items. A license is per server core CPU per year.


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Qadi® Bold -  1 variant
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