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FreeType 2.10.4


FreeType is a freely available software library to render fonts.

It is written in C, designed to be small, efficient, highly
customizable, and portable while capable of producing high-quality
output (glyph images) of most vector and bitmap font formats.

Please read the `docs/CHANGES` file, it contains IMPORTANT

Read the files `docs/INSTALL*` for installation instructions; see the
file `docs/LICENSE.TXT` for the available licenses.

For using FreeType's git repository instead of a distribution bundle,
please read file `README.git`.

The FreeType 2 API reference is located in directory `docs/reference`;
use the file `index.html` as the top entry point. [Please note that
currently the search function for locally installed documentation
doesn't work due to cross-site scripting issues.]

Additional documentation is available as a separate package from our
sites. Go to

and download one of the following files.


To view the documentation online, go to

Mailing Lists

The preferred way of communication with the FreeType team is using
e-mail lists.

general use and discussion:
engine internals, porting, etc.:
git repository tracker:

The lists are moderated; see

how to subscribe.


Please submit bug reports at

Alternatively, you might report bugs by e-mail to
``. Don't forget to send a detailed
explanation of the problem -- there is nothing worse than receiving a
terse message that only says 'it doesn't work'.


For larger changes please provide merge requests at

Alternatively, you can send patches to the ``
mailing list -- and thank you in advance for your work on improving

Details on the process can be found here:


The FreeType Team


Copyright (C) 2006-2021 by
David Turner, Robert Wilhelm, and Werner Lemberg.

This file is part of the FreeType project, and may only be used,
modified, and distributed under the terms of the FreeType project
license, LICENSE.TXT. By continuing to use, modify, or distribute
this file you indicate that you have read the license and understand
and accept it fully.

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