[Image-SIG] text render quality (jpg attached)

Fredrik Lundh fredrik at pythonware.com
Wed Nov 28 20:55:51 CET 2007

Scott Frankel wrote:

> font = ImageFont.truetype("/Library/Fonts/HelveticaNeue.dfont", 24, 
> encoding="armn")

judging from


dfont files are collections of TTF files, so you're probably getting 
different fonts (my guess is that Freetype picks up the first one, by 

The post mentions a utility that lets you extract individual TTF files 
from the Mac archives:

 > Mac users could run fondu over their fonts to get .ttfs from
 > .dfonts.

I assume it's this tool they're referring to:



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