Figma supports most languages, but it does not currently have automatic font fallback. You must manually select a font that supports your language.

Noto fonts

By default Figma comes preloaded with several Noto Sans and Noto Serif fonts. Select the right variant of Noto Sans to type in your language.

  • Noto Sans (most Latin and Cyrillic languages including English and Russian)
  • Noto Sans SC (Simplified Chinese)
  • Noto Sans TC (Traditional Chinese)
  • Noto Sans JP (Japanese)
  • Noto Sans KR (Korean)
  • Noto Sans Bengali, Javanese, Malay, Telugu, Tai, Thai, Tamil, Gujarati, Kannada

If you can't find your language, let us know!

Local fonts

If you have local fonts enabled, here are some more international fonts you may have available.


  • Simplified Chinese: Song, ST Heiti, ST Kaiti, Fang Song
  • Traditional Chinese: Apple LiSung, LiHei Pro, LiSong Pro
  • Japanese: Osaka, Hiragino
  • Korean: Hangangche, Seoul, Apple SD Gothic Neo


  • Simplified Chinese: SimSun, KaiTi, Microsoft YaHei
  • Traditional Chinese: Ming Light, Microsoft JhengHei
  • Japanese: MS Gothic, MS Mincho
  • Chinese: Microsoft JhengHei, Microsoft YaHei, SimHei
  • Korean: Dotum, Gulim, Batang, Gungsuh

Right-to-left languages

Figma does not currently properly support RTL languages like Arabic or Hebrew. Rest assured that it is definitely on our list. It is something we would love to be able to offer in the future. 

In the meantime, one of our users found a temporary way to copy/paste Arabic text (for example) into Figma with a plugin that supports bidirectional text.

  1. Type the Arabic into SublimeText (a popular text editor)
  2. Convert it to correct glyphs using this plugin
  3. Copy/paste the final text into Figma

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