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At the time of writing you can get an OS X installer for the excellent Consolas programming front by installing Microsoft’s "Open XML File Format Converter for Mac" from here:

At the time of writing the direct link to 1.2.1 is:

Once you’ve got the installer, you can extract the font from the package as described here. (In short, you inspect the package contents and install the "OpenXML_all_fonts.pkg" from the Contents/Resources subdirectory.)

For Windows, I’m told this link might work:

Note: As shipped from Microsoft, it appears there is a problem with the baseline setting on the font. See "Fixing the baseline on the Consolas font on OS X" for details on how it can be fixed.