"Official" freetype wrappers for Python?

Richard Jones rjones at ekit-inc.com
Wed Feb 19 05:29:46 CET 2003


On Wed, 19 Feb 2003 3:17 pm, Andrew P. Lentvorski, Jr. wrote:
> What are the "official" Python wrappers for FreeType/FreeType2?

As with a lot of Python extensions, there is no "official" wrapper ;)


> I found PyFT 0.65, but it's two years old at this point.  Also, I haven't
> really found much about wrapping FreeType2.

Sourceforge is currently down, but a friend of mine has a freetype2 wrapper 
project there. I may be thinking of PyFT - which, BTW, I found quite usable 
when I used it two years ago :)

See also pygame, which wraps SDL_ttf, which uses freetype 2.0+

On that note, Anthony Baxter has just developed support for accessing fonts 
through the x11 lib conf and windows font conf - see the recent posts on the 
pygame mailing list.


   Richard






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