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NOTE: Most of the demos and C-side documentation are out-of-date, as the C side was heavily modified, without updating many of the demos or the C documentation.


Versions 0.0.1, 0.0.2, 0.0.3, 0.0.4
Dependencies base (>3 && <5), freetype2 (>=0.1.2), FreeTypeGL, GLFW-b, OpenGL [details]
License BSD3
Author Eyal Lotem <>
Maintainer Eyal Lotem <>
Stability Unknown
Category Graphics
Source repository head: git clone git://
Uploaded Fri Dec 14 16:16:49 UTC 2012 by EyalLotem
Downloads 1132 total (10 in the last 30 days)
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Status Docs not available [build log]
All reported builds failed as of 2015-12-05 [all 4 reports]


  • Graphics
    • Rendering
      • Graphics.Rendering.FreeTypeGL
        • Internal
          • Graphics.Rendering.FreeTypeGL.Internal.FontDesc
          • Graphics.Rendering.FreeTypeGL.Internal.Markup
          • Graphics.Rendering.FreeTypeGL.Internal.Shader
          • Graphics.Rendering.FreeTypeGL.Internal.TextBuffer
          • Graphics.Rendering.FreeTypeGL.Internal.TextureFont


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