[MPlayer-dev-eng] Font hinting in libass

Ivan Kalvachev ikalvachev at gmail.com
Wed Apr 18 23:33:49 CEST 2007

2007/4/19, Uoti Urpala <uoti.urpala at pp1.inet.fi>:
> Some embedded fonts look quite ugly in current MPlayer, but are OK if I
> disable native hinting. Adding any one of FT_LOAD_NO_HINTING,
> FT_Load_Glyph call in ass_font.c produces a much better result. I don't
> know whether there is a problem in the way FreeType uses the hints or if
> the fonts simply contain broken information which is better not used. I
> checked one hardsubbed file which was probably created on Windows and it
> looks quite similar to the version with hinting completely disabled.
> I think there should be a way to disable native hinting, but I'm not
> sure whether it should be an option (including all the flags above?) or
> if some other mode would be suitable as a default.

Can you be more specific.
What fonts, what freetype version, can upload only the subtitle...
screenshot would also be welcome.

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