OpenGL text using one vertex buffer, one texture and FreeType (by rougier)

Freetype-gl Alternatives

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freetype-gl reviews and mentions

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  • Rendering text
    2 projects | | 1 May 2022
    To render text in my own engine, I rasterise TTF files. I use FreeType to do most of the work for me and use FreeType-GL to take care of packing the glyphs into a single texture (as well as handling UTF-8 text).
  • Rendering text and images performance help?
    4 projects | | 4 Jan 2022
    Storing all glyphs in a single texture like you describe is also commonly done. Another piece of code you might want to have a look at is freetype-gl:
  • I hate font rendering
    6 projects | | 28 Oct 2021
    Freetype-gl is easy to use:
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