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freetype2

Bindings to the FreeType2 C library (version 2.10.1 as of when this was edited), following the API reference

These are mostly raw with a few key changes:

  • Every function that returns a FT_Error throws a FtError exception instead (defined in FreeType.Exception);
  • A lot of the functions are wrappers that automatically allocate memory so you do not have to alloca/peek/withCString constantly;
  • Deprecated values that are simply synonyms to other values are omitted;
  • Field names are prefixed, so none of them overlap;
  • Every function that was modified by this library has a raw counterpart in a matching *.Internal module;

There is also a separate freetype2-lens library.

Module structure

The whole package copies the API structure.

FreeType                                  - FreeType
โ”œโ”€โ”€ Core API
โ”‚   โ”œโ”€โ”€ FreeType Version                  - FreeType.Core.Version
โ”‚   โ”œโ”€โ”€ Basic Data Types                  - FreeType.Core.Types
โ”‚   โ”œโ”€โ”€ Base Interface                    - FreeType.Core.Base
โ”‚   โ”œโ”€โ”€ Unicode Variation Sequences       - FreeType.Core.Unicode 
โ”‚   โ”œโ”€โ”€ Glyph Color Management            - FreeType.Core.Color
โ”‚   โ”œโ”€โ”€ Glyph Layer Management            - FreeType.Core.Layer
โ”‚   โ”œโ”€โ”€ Glyph Management                  - FreeType.Core.Glyph
โ”‚   โ”œโ”€โ”€ Mac Specific Interface            - FreeType.Core.Mac
โ”‚   โ””โ”€โ”€ Header File Macros                - FreeType.Core.Size
โ”œโ”€โ”€ Format-specific API
โ”‚   โ”œโ”€โ”€ Multiple Masters                  - FreeType.Format.Multiple
โ”‚   โ”œโ”€โ”€ TrueType Tables                   - FreeType.Format.TrueType
โ”‚   โ”œโ”€โ”€ Type 1 Tables                     - FreeType.Format.Type1 
โ”‚   โ”œโ”€โ”€ SFNT Names                        - FreeType.Format.SFNT
โ”‚   โ”œโ”€โ”€ BDF and PCF Fonts                 - FreeType.Format.BDF     
โ”‚   โ”œโ”€โ”€ CID Fonts                         - FreeType.Format.CID
โ”‚   โ”œโ”€โ”€ PFR Fonts                         - FreeType.Format.PFR
โ”‚   โ”œโ”€โ”€ Window FNT Files                  - FreeType.Format.WinFNT 
โ”‚   โ”œโ”€โ”€ Font Formats                      - FreeType.Format.Font
โ”‚   โ””โ”€โ”€ Gasp Tables                       - FreeType.Format.Gasp 
โ”œโ”€โ”€ Controlling FreeType modules
โ”‚   โ”œโ”€โ”€ Driver properties                 - FreeType.Control.Driver  
โ”‚   โ”œโ”€โ”€ Parameter Tags                    - FreeType.Control.Parameter
โ”‚   โ””โ”€โ”€ Subpixel Rendering                - FreeType.Control.Subpixel 
โ”œโ”€โ”€ Cache Sub-System
โ”‚   โ””โ”€โ”€ Cache Sub-System                  - FreeType.Cache 
โ”œโ”€โ”€ Support API
โ”‚   โ”œโ”€โ”€ Computations                      - FreeType.Support.Computations
โ”‚   โ”œโ”€โ”€ List Processing                   - FreeType.Support.List
โ”‚   โ”œโ”€โ”€ Outline Processing                - FreeType.Support.Bitmap
โ”‚   โ”œโ”€โ”€ Quick retrieval of advance values - FreeType.Support.Outline     
โ”‚   โ”œโ”€โ”€ Bitmap Handling                   - FreeType.Support.Scanline
โ”‚   โ”œโ”€โ”€ Scanline Converter                - FreeType.Support.Advance
โ”‚   โ”œโ”€โ”€ Glyph Stroker                     - FreeType.Support.Glyph
โ”‚   โ”œโ”€โ”€ System Interface                  - FreeType.Support.System
โ”‚   โ”œโ”€โ”€ Module Management                 - FreeType.Support.Module
โ”‚   โ”œโ”€โ”€ GZIP Streams                      - FreeType.Support.GZIP
โ”‚   โ”œโ”€โ”€ LZQ Streams                       - FreeType.Support.LZW
โ”‚   โ””โ”€โ”€ BZIP2 Streams                     - FreeType.Support.BZIP2
โ”œโ”€โ”€ Error Codes
โ”‚   โ”œโ”€โ”€ Error Enumerations                - FreeType.Error.Enumerations 
โ”‚   โ””โ”€โ”€ Error Values                      - FreeType.Error.Values
โ””โ”€โ”€ Miscellaneous
    โ”œโ”€โ”€ OpenType Validation               - FreeType.Miscellaneous.OpenType
    โ”œโ”€โ”€ Incremental Loading               - FreeType.Miscellaneous.Incremental
    โ”œโ”€โ”€ The TrueType Engine               - FreeType.Miscellaneous.TrueType
    โ””โ”€โ”€ TrueTypeGX/AAT Validation         - FreeType.Miscellaneous.TrueTypeGX

Maintenance

Some bindings are bound to have errors in them, feel free to report them through Github.