ftdiff - Compare font hinting modes

Property Value
Distribution openSUSE Leap 15.1
Repository openSUSE Oss all
Package filename ftdiff-2.9-lp151.3.5.x86_64.rpm
Package name ftdiff
Package version 2.9
Package release lp151.3.5
Package architecture x86_64
Package type rpm
Category Productivity/Publishing/Other
Homepage https://www.freetype.org
License GPL-2.0-or-later
Maintainer -
Download size 62.88 KB
Installed size 100.17 KB
Compare font hinting modes
This tool is part of the FreeType project


Package Version Architecture Repository
ftdiff - - -


Name Value
libX11.so.6()(64bit) -
libc.so.6(GLIBC_2.14)(64bit) -
libfreetype.so.6()(64bit) -
libm.so.6()(64bit) -
libm.so.6(GLIBC_2.2.5)(64bit) -


Name Value
ftdiff = 2.9-lp151.3.5
ftdiff(x86-64) = 2.9-lp151.3.5


Name Value
ft2demos < 2.9-lp151.3.5


Type URL
Mirror widehat.opensuse.org
Binary Package ftdiff-2.9-lp151.3.5.x86_64.rpm
Source Package ft2demos-2.9-lp151.3.5.nosrc.rpm

Install Howto

Install ftdiff rpm package:

# zypper install ftdiff




2018-01-09 - idonmez@suse.com
- Update to version 2.9
* The `ftbench' demo program has a new test for opening a new
face and loading some glyphs.
* The `ftbench' demo program has a new option `-j' to specify
the last glyph index to be used in the tests.
* The `ftgrid' demo program has a new option `-n' to suppress
display of named instances of variation fonts.
* The `ttdebug' demo program can now show a stack trace (key `K')
and switch between hexadecimal and decimal display of integers
(key `I').
2017-09-18 - idonmez@suse.com
- Update to version 2.8.1
* The ftgrid demo program can now toggle the display of grid lines
with the G key.
* The ftgrid demo program can toggle a different set of colors
(suitable to color-blind people) with the C key.
* The ftgrid demo program now supports the -e command line option
to select a cmap.
* The ftdump demo program has a new command line option -t to
output the SFNT table list.
2017-05-15 - idonmez@suse.com
- A mode to display  light auto-hinting with sub-pixel positioning
has been added to `ftdiff'.
2017-04-03 - fstrba@suse.com
- Package the tools separately to avoid unnecessary dependencies
on X11 and/or Qt5 (bsc#1031678)
2017-01-01 - idonmez@suse.com
- Update to version 2.7.1
+ The `ftmulti' demo program can now switch engines with key `H'.
+ The `ftstring' demo program can now show some built-in,
non-latin sample strings (to be selected with the TAB key).
+ The `ftview' demo program can now switch between a font's
charmaps using the TAB key.
- Remove ftinspect-library.patch, merged upstream.
2016-09-20 - idonmez@suse.com
- Also build ftinspect
2016-09-09 - develop7@develop7.info
- update to version 2.7:
+ Sync with freetype 2.7
2016-07-08 - dimstar@opensuse.org
- Update to version 2.6.4:
+ Sync with freetype 2.6.4.
2016-03-28 - idonmez@suse.com
- Update to version 2.6.3
* The `ftgamma' demo  program has been modernized;  the gamma grid
display has been moved from `ftview' to this program.
* It is now possible to  cycle through the available LCD filtering
2015-11-29 - idonmez@suse.com
- Update to version 2.6.2
* The ftstring  demo program  now supports  sub-pixel rendering;
use key l to cycle through the LCD modes.
* The ftstring  demo program now supports  colour rendering; use
the space key to cycle through various colour combinations.
* The graphical demo programs now use a default gamma value of 1.8
(instead of 1.2).

See Also

Package Description
ftdump-2.9-lp151.3.5.x86_64.rpm Simple font dumper
ftgamma-2.9-lp151.3.5.x86_64.rpm Screen gamma calibration helper
ftgl-demo-2.1.3~rc5-lp151.3.4.x86_64.rpm Demos for FTGL OpenGL font managing library
ftgl-devel-2.1.3~rc5-lp151.3.4.x86_64.rpm Development files for the FTGL OpenGL font managing library
ftgrid-2.9-lp151.3.5.x86_64.rpm Simple glyph grid viewer
ftinspect-2.9-lp151.3.5.x86_64.rpm Shows how a font gets rendered by FreeType
ftlint-2.9-lp151.3.5.x86_64.rpm Simple font tester
ftmulti-2.9-lp151.3.5.x86_64.rpm Multiple masters font viewer
ftop-1.0-lp151.2.3.x86_64.rpm Open File Monitoring
ftp-0.17-lp151.673.3.x86_64.rpm The Standard UNIX FTP Client
ftsteutates-sensors-20160601-lp151.2.1.noarch.rpm Sensors config ftsteutates
ftstring-2.9-lp151.3.5.x86_64.rpm String viewer
ftvalid-2.9-lp151.3.5.x86_64.rpm Layout table validator
ftview-2.9-lp151.3.5.x86_64.rpm Simple glyph viewer
ftwnn-1.1.1a023-lp151.2.38.x86_64.rpm Free tWnn Chinese Input System (Taiwan)