FreeType is a freely available software library to render fonts. It is written in C, designed to be small, efficient, highly customizable, and portable while capable of producing high-quality output (glyph images) of most vector and bitmap font formats.
Availability and Restrictions
The following versions of FreeType are available on OSC clusters:
You can use
module spider freetype to view available modules for a given machine. Feel free to contact OSC Help if you need other versions for your work.
FreeType is available to all OSC users without restriction.
Usage on Oakley
Set-up on Oakley
To configure your environment for use of FreeType on Oakley, run the following command:
module load freetype. The default version will be loaded. To select a particular FreeType version, use
module load freetype/version. For example, use
module load freetype/2.5.5 to load FreeType 2.5.5 on Oakley.