(1) Before we get into the introduction of Jameel Noori Nastaleeq, let us take a closer look
at what is a Nastaleeq? What does it mean and where has this new word originated
(2) It is a style of writing.Nastaliq are Arabic calligraphies scribbled in Persian and Urdu.
The style was first discovered by Mir ‘Ali Tabrizi in the 14th century, mainly being used in
countries like Iran, Afghanistan and India. The writing comprises two old, rich styles,
Naksh and Ta’liq. This type of font is mostly taken into account for poetry and different
forms of art.
(3) Ahmed Mirza Jameel was born on 21st February 1921. He was known for his talent of
producing beautiful calligraphy in the style of Noori Nastaleeq. He later founded the
Noori Nastaleeq which is a digital typeface where you can create Nastaliq
online, in 1981. He was awarded with Tamgha-e-Imtiaz for his love for urdu language by
the Government of Pakistan in 1982. Ahmed Mirza Jameel died on 17th February 2014.
The font has been downloaded approximately 373620 times and has a rating of 3.85 out
of 5 by the users.
Nastaliq And Naksh
Is Nastaliq and Naksh the same style of writing? If not, then how can one differentiate
between the two ways of writing? This is true that both fonts share the same historical
background of a Persian-Arabic script but Naksh follows a line of Arabic standards
meanwhile Nastaliq is usually standardized for Urdu. Nastaliq has a more cursive touch
to it and is a little easier to read while Naksh font is horizontal though both fonts use the
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Urdu Font Download
The main purpose of creating this font was to familiarise people with the rich Nastaliq
and make it easier for them to access it in the times of digital media.
For PC users
To download the Jameel Noori Nastaleeq font on pc, all you need to do is go to
www.google.com and type in Noori Nastaleeq Download. Open the website you
find suitable and download the font available. You can also use the online version of the
For Mobile users
To download the Jameel Noori Nastaleeq font on mobile, go to App Store for IOS or
Play Store for Android and search for Jameel Noori urdu font. Download
whichever you deem suitable.
Jameel Noori Nastaleeq on Pixellab
(1) Using Noori Nastaleeq on pictures not only gives them a unique look but a pretty look
too. The picture becomes more attractive to the eye and the wordings seem much more
interesting to the viewer’s eye. Using Jameel Noori Nastaleeq on Pixellab for pictures
may sound like a difficult task but is, in fact, a piece of cake. All the user is required to
do is download the Jameel Noori font with the above given instructions and then
go to Pixellab’s app.
(2) Select ‘My Font’ in the app and a new page will appear. On the
right side of the search bar, an attachment logo would be present. Click on the logo and
select the ‘Fonts’ folder. Then choose the ‘Jameel Noori font and you are
good to go. Now you can write text in Noori Nastaleeq style easily.
There are different operating systems in a pc. Each has their own way of downloading
the Jameel Noori Nastaleeq font. We will examine some major operating systems which
are widely used. These includes:
Right click the Jameel Noori Nastaleeq font file and an option to install will
emerge. Press the ‘install’ button.
Copy the Jameel Noori font and put it in the Windows font folder. You can
now easily install it.
Mac OS X 10.3
On Jameel Noori font folder, double click with the mouse and a button to
install will be displayed on your screen. Select install for downloading.
Mac OS X
Copy the Jameel Noori Nastaleeq font folder to library for everyone or copy the folder
under your username for personal view only
Mac OS 9
Change the Jameel Noori Nastaleeq font file you have previously downloaded. Then
haul the font files to Systems Folder. You will then be allowed to add those to font
Copy the Jameel Noori Nastaleeq font file to the fonts folder in User.
To apply Jameel Noori Nastaleeq font in android, go to Play Store and search for
Jameel Noori Nastaleeq. Download the one you find suitable. Then go to Settings,
select Display and then choose ‘Font Style’. You can now choose the Jameel Noori
Nastaleeq font or any other you desire.
To access the Jameel Noori Nastaleeq font online, go to www.google.com and search
Jameel Noori Nastaleeq Online Keyboard. Select any given website below and a
keyboard will appear. You can now type whatever you want in the style of Noori