The Rasterific package

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Rasterific is a vector drawing library (a rasterizer) implemented in pure haskell.

Can render vector graphics to an image and export vector data to PDF.

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Versions 0.1, 0.2, 0.2.1, 0.3, 0.4, 0.4.1, 0.4.2, 0.5,,,, 0.5.1, 0.5.2,, 0.6, 0.6.1,
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Dependencies base (>=4.5 && <5), bytestring (>=0.10.2), containers (>=0.5), dlist (>=0.6), FontyFruity (>= && <0.6), free (>=4.7), JuicyPixels (>=3.2), linear (>=1.3), mtl (>=1.9), primitive (>=0.5), vector (>=0.9), vector-algorithms (>=0.3) [details]
License BSD3
Author Vincent Berthoux
Stability Unknown
Category Graphics
Source repository head: git clone git://
this: git clone git:// v0.6.1.1)
Uploaded Mon May 30 20:24:26 UTC 2016 by VincentBerthoux
Distributions LTSHaskell:, NixOS:, Stackage:, Tumbleweed:
Downloads 4035 total (35 in the last 30 days)
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Status Docs available [build log]
Last success reported on 2016-05-30 [all 1 reports]




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Rasterific is a Haskell rasterization engine (a vectorial renderer) implemented on top of JuicyPixels. Rasterific bases its text rendering on FontyFruity.

Main capability

  • Draw vector graphics to an image.
  • Export graphics to PDF (since 0.6).


The renderer design is based on the Nile / Gezira renderer from the STEP project from the VPRI institute. The interesting thing about this renderer is the conciseness of it's implementation, providing antialiased rendering in the way.