Heading fonts in Office, new and old side-by-side comparison

A ‘side by side’ comparison of the current Office default font for headings (Calibri Light) and the new default Aptos Display.

Aptos Display has thicker strokes/lines than Calibri Light and is, perhaps, more prominent as a heading font. See the slider below to compare the two heading fonts.

See New and old Office font – side-by-side comparison to compare the body fonts Aptos and Calibri.

Headings: Aptos Display vs Calibri Light

The current default heading font is Calibri Light, that will change to Aptos Display (Microsoft hasn’t confirmed but that’s the way it is in the Insiders beta releases)

Aptos Display and Calibri Light – both regular weight, 24pt.

Aptos and Aptos Display

Here are the two new default fonts: Aptos for body text, Aptos Display for Headings.

Check out the winner and other new fonts in Microsoft 365/Office 2021

Two ways to change document defaults in Microsoft Word
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