Shadow fonts usually have letters that are raised above the page and a silhouette or drop-shadow is behind them. Drop shadow letters can make text easier to read if there is a color behind the text.
Shaded or Drop Shadow fonts are essentially fonts that have a shadow effect for a more 3D semblance or add a drop shadow to your design. These shadow fonts lend a fun and dynamic look, unlike more traditional, old-type fonts or serif typography. But if you prefer more serious typography, we would strongly recommend reading our best serif fonts article. Below we list the best fonts with shadow, including free shadow fonts and 3D shadow fonts.