Notes from Fontsquirrel about the heritage of this font: The "v" of the "M" is a little higher in Dosis but otherwise a very decent alternative and superior to all the other answers thus far. This should be selected as the correct answer.
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The overall font is a bit more more condensed than DIN and some of the capital letter shapes are different. There's an open source DIN-inspired font called Gidole: If you have access to Windows fonts, codnensed recently announced Bahnschrift looks to be Microsoft's interpretation of the DIN outlines.
I need a websafe alternative to DIN font. Many adaptations and expansions of the original design have been released digitally. Jason Carlin 21 1. This license is copied diin, and is also available with a FAQ at: Django Reinhardt 1 8 Is there a DIN font free alternative? Do you mind posting a screenshot and link?
This restriction only applies to the primary font name as presented to the users. Alternatively, you can support Font Squirrel by purchasing something from our store: By far, not the worst of the matches suggested to this question however.
Identifont - FF DIN Condensed Thin
Cabin is a pretty good free alternative to DIN. This should be selected as the correct answer. These can be included either as stand-alone text files, human-readable headers or in the appropriate machine-readable metadata fields within text or binary files as long as those fields dkn be easily viewed by the user.
fg Dosis is an excellent match. It's a google web font, so it's the best possibility for websites ;- https: Titillium Web is nowhere close when dealing in uppercase.
FF DIN in use
DIN is a sans-serif typeface that is widely used for traffic, administrative and technical applications. None of these come close.
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Identifont - FF DIN Condensed Bold
Well, it may be fairly different in design but bear with me - sometimes it can feel as if it is similar: I haven't compared the fonts very closely, but it's got a DIN feel to it at non-display text sizes with a character width sitting somewhere between Engschrift and Mittelschrift. Because it has attracted low-quality or spam answers that had to conxensed removed, posting an answer now requires 10 reputation dn this site the association bonus does not count.
The situation has dim since this question was first asked in Using the letters aGgQqlJ to narrow down the letter shape matches, I found:. Try Gesta from Typekit. No longer are you constrained to simple weights like Light, Regular, and Bold.
Now you can have an infinite range of font styles, with smooth interpolation from Light to Bold and beyond. The right leg on "R" is a but too stylistic and the "v" of the "M" is too low.
Dosis is a much better recommendation. DIN Next from Linotype would be the commercial condensec with webfonts available: Thank you for your interest in this question. I like Gesta as a stand-in for DIN.