FreeType: font engine and rasterizer
FreeType is a software font engine that is designed to be small, efficient, highly customizable and portable while capable of producing high-quality output (glyph images). It can be used in graphics libraries, display servers, font conversion tools, text image generation tools, and many other products as well.
Note that FreeType is a font service and doesn't provide APIs to perform higher-level features, like text layout or graphics processing (e.g. colored text rendering, "hollowing", etc.). However, it greatly simplifies these tasks by providing a simple, easy to use and uniform interface to access the content of font files.
If you download the Setup program of the package, any requirements for running applications, such as dynamic link libraries (DLL's) from the dependencies as listed below under Requirements, are already included. If you download the package as Zip files, then you must download and install the dependencies zip file yourself. Developer files (header files and libraries) from other packages are however not included; so if you wish to develop your own applications, you must separately install the required packages.
|• Complete package, except sources||Setup|| |
|• Sources||Setup|| |
|• Binaries||Zip|| |
|• Developer files||Zip|| |
|• Documentation||Zip|| |
|• Sources||Zip|| |
|• Dependencies||Zip|| |
|• Original source||http://download.savannah.gnu.org/releases/freetype/freetype-2.3.5.tar.gz|
You can also download the files from the GnuWin32 files page. New releases of the port of this package can be monitored.
General Installation Instructions
GnuWin32 Help (feature requests, bugs, etc)