truetype2gfx – converting fonts from TrueType to the Adafruit GFX library for Arduino

truetype2gfx is as a web utility to convert fonts from TrueType to GFX, which is used the Adafruit GFX library for Arduino.

Many Arduino projects and ready-built devices come with a display. And the Adafruit GFX display driver is used by many of them to display variable-width fonts. Some fonts usually are included with the driver, and then there’s a complicated procedure for adding your own fonts. It involves compiling tools and a trial-and-error process for figuring out how big the font will turn out on your display.

But now you can skip all that and convert the fonts your Arduino project needs with ease. No need to compile tools, no more guessing how big a font will be. Simply select a FreeFont or upload any TrueType font, select a size, download the include file and you’re ready to use the font in your project.

Check out this handy utility on the webpage here.


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