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Take Control of Font Problems in Mac OS X, Tiger Edition by Sharon Zardetto Aker

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Appendix C. The “Do Not Remove” Font List

Table 11. Do Not Remove These Fonts

Font

Location

Reason

From Tiger: Absolutely Necessary

AquaKanaBold[†]

/System/Library/Fonts

The operating system needs them

AquaKanaRegular [†]

  

Geneva

  

Helvetica [*]

  

Keyboard

  

LastResort

  

LucidaGrande

  

Monaco

  

Helvetica LT MM

/System/Library/Fonts

Preview uses them for font rendering

Times LT MM

  

From Tiger: Recommended

Courier

/System/Library/Fonts

Common Web and cross-platform fonts

Symbol

 

Zapf Dingbats

  

Comic Sans

/Library/Fonts

 

Georgia

  

Trebuchet

  

Times New Roman

  

Verdana

  

From Adobe

All fonts in folder

/Library/Application Support/Adobe/PDFL/7.0/Fonts[††]

Acrobat and Acrobat Reader need them

All fonts in folder

/Library/Application Support/Adobe/Fonts/Reqrd/Base

Adobe applications ...

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