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  • Unicode Standard
    Official Unicode website.

  • ICU LayoutEngine
    ICU LayoutEngine website.

  • HarfBuzz
    HarfBuzz text shaping engine website.

  • Font Rasterization
    A reasonably good explanation of the font rasterization process.

  • OpenType
    An overview of the OpenType font format.

  • TrueType
    An overview of the TrueType font format.

  • PostScript fonts
    An overview of Adobe's numerous PostScript font formats.

  • Microsoft Typography
    Microsoft typography site with information, specifications and tools to support TrueType and OpenType font development.

  • Apple's Font Format Specifications
    Apple's Font Format Specifications

  • Microsoft Open Type Format Specifications
    Microsoft Open Type Format Specifications

  • TLSF (The Two-Level Segregate Fit Allocator)
    This is an optional memory allocator that can be used with D-Type engines. It is fast, efficient and particularly suitable for embedded and/or real-time systems.

  • PNG (Portable Network Graphics)
    A bitmap image format utilized by D-Type PowerDoc Editor, D-Type PowerDoc For Java and D-Type PowerDoc For ASP & .NET.

  • libpng
    The official PNG reference library. It supports almost all PNG features, is extensible, and has been extensively tested for over 18 years.

  • JPEG (named after the Joint Photographic Experts Group)
    A bitmap image format utilized by D-Type PowerDoc Editor, D-Type PowerDoc For Java and D-Type PowerDoc For ASP & .NET.

  • Independent JPEG Group
    An informal group that writes and distributes a widely used free library for JPEG image compression.

  • Vector Magic
    A popular bitmap-to-vector conversion program. Vectorized photographs and illustrations produced by this program typically contains hundreds or thousands of adjacent contours and, as a result, looks absolutely amazing when rendered using D-Type Direct Color Rasterizer.

  • zlib
    A popular general purpose compression library.