What is the Mac OS X (macOS) fonts folder? (to add new fonts)

Apple/Mac FAQ: I want to add new fonts to my Mac, what is the Mac OS X (macOS) fonts folder?

Just put any new font files in the Library/Fonts folder under your home directory. For instance, my Mac OS X username is alvin, so the correct fonts folder is:


To get to the folder in the Mac Finder, open a Finder window, then click Go in the Mac menubar, then select the “Go to Folder...” menu item. When that dialog appears, type this path into that dialog, then click Go.