Use the SVG based font format (that non WebKit based browsers never implemented) as a @font-face web font.


Established standard

Status in Chromium


Removed (tracking bug) in:

  • Chrome for desktop release 38
  • Chrome for Android release 38

Consensus & Standardization

After a feature ships in Chrome, the values listed here are not guaranteed to be up to date.

  • Negative
  • Negative
  • Shipped/Shipping
  • No signals



While support is removed for most platforms, Windows systems older than Windows 7, that use GDI based font rendering, instead of DirectWrite based font rendering, still support this feature, but the feature is considered deprecated and will be removed at a later date.

Search tags

svg, svg fonts, svgz, svg font, svg based fonts,

Last updated on 2020-11-19