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Font to Bitmap? - RagingAvatar - Sep 17, 2010 03:53 AM

Hey guys,

I've been working on my Mac engine for the last few years and it's going pretty well - models, shaders, object structures, textures blah blah.

However, now comes the time when I really need fonts.

How would you guys go about doing fonts in an OpenGL Mac game?
I'd like to have an offline tool that will render the characters I choose from a font into a texture and save that out as a PNG or other regular graphics format.

Anyone got any ideas? Able to recommend any tools?

Thanks,

RagingA


RE: Font to Bitmap? - OneSadCookie - Sep 17, 2010 08:43 AM

There are plenty of choices out there. I've used and like this one: http://code.google.com/p/aerosol/source/browse/#svn/trunk/utility/makefont


RE: Font to Bitmap? - MikeD - Feb 8, 2011 10:25 AM

We have just release Glyph Designer which sounds like the kind of tool you need Smile

http://glyphdesigner.71squared.com

MikeD


RE: Font to Bitmap? - blackfeather - Feb 8, 2011 11:02 AM

I can vouch for Glyph Designer. I've been using it for a week or so, and it has made dealing with Fonts a breeze.