The FreeTypeGL package

[Tags: bsd3, deprecated, library]

Deprecated in favor of FTGL

Based on the freetype-gl library, with large modifications.

This is similar to the FTGL ( library, but avoids C++, which makes it easier to wrap and work with in Haskell-land.

This library is completely stand-alone (comes with the required C sources), so you don't need to install any C library prior to installing this. cabal intall FreeTypeGL should work fine.

Unfortunately, it seems not to perform as well as FTGL on some setups.

NOTE: Most of the demos and C-side documentation are out-of-date, as the C side was heavily modified, without updating many of the demos or the C documentation.


Versions0.0.1, 0.0.2, 0.0.3, 0.0.4
Change logNone available
Dependenciesbase (>3 && <5), freetype2, FreeTypeGL, GLFW-b, OpenGL [details]
AuthorEyal Lotem <>
MaintainerEyal Lotem <>
Source repositoryhead: git clone git://
UploadedFri Dec 14 15:56:27 UTC 2012 by EyalLotem
Downloads1123 total (6 in last 30 days)
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StatusDocs not available [build log]
All reported builds failed as of 2015-12-05 [all 6 reports]



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