FreeType

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

Versions

The following versions of FreeType are available on OSC clusters:

VERSION OAKLEY
2.5.5 X*
*: Default Version

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.

Access

FreeType is available to all OSC users without restriction.

Usage

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.

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