a) Windows XP – put font into C:/windows/fonts directory;
b) Windows Vista – right-click on the font files, then click “Install”;
c) Mac OS X – double-click the font file, then click “Install font” button.
Dafont has the biggest collection of free fonts and has been updated constantly. This is my personal favorite one – 8,276 fonts for now.
I like this one, because of categories split in detail and type your text preview feature – allowing You to use it like font viewer browsing over pages, while choosing the best solution.
Last update has been made at 29th April of 2007, but there are 6,846 different fonts. I think worth looking.
Also huge selection of different typefaces. There is over 8,000 free fonts out there!
Over 9,800 fonts available there, also has very nice preview feature.
Over 9,800 more fonts out there!
And one more page worth checking out, they don’t say exactly how much fonts there are, but I am pretty sure that more than 1001 :)
Nice page with 11,813 free fonts available for now.
Each font has a full preview page with proprietary details.
Over 6,500 free TTF fonts.
Top 500 selection of all time best fonts, pretty nice collection available there.
This collection contains over 13,000 free fonts and over 45,000 commercial fonts.
Really great quality 9,348 fonts with large previews, character maps and customizable preview.
Image is pretty self explaining.
All 8,992 free typefaces have been hand-categorized into 3000+ categories for all Your designing needs!
And at least – maybe You are interested how to create Your own font? There is excellent and pretty detailed article available from ilovetypography.com.