LazFreeType

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The original FreeType was written in Pascal and it has been resuscitated and placed in Lazarus.

Subversion

The new LazFreeType project is a part of Lazarus and is located in the directories:

lazarus/components/lazutils lazarus/lcl/lazfreetypeintfdrawer.pas

The old source code of FreeType itself can be downloaded from the lazarus-ccr in:

lazarus-ccr/components/freetypepascal

Example applications

Located in the Lazarus SVN

lazarus/examples/lazfreetype/lazfreetypetest.lpi

One needs to place the fonts; arial.ttf, timesi.ttf, verdana.ttf in the same directory as the executable or else set a path in the lazarus/examples/lazfreetype/mainform.pas unit to the font to use.

Lazfreetype.PNG

License

From: http://www.freetype.org/license.html

FreeType comes with two licenses from which you can choose the one which fits your needs best.

The FreeType License is the most commonly used one. Full text here: http://www.freetype.org/FTL.TXT

It is a BSD-style license with a credit clause (and thus compatible with GPLv3 but not GPLv2).

The GNU General Public License (GPL), version 2.

For all projects which use GPLv2 also or which need a license compatible to the GPLv2.

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