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+To be able to use freetype python, you need the freetype library version 2
+installed on your system.
+You need to have the Freetype library installed on your system to be able to use
+the freetype python bindings.
+.. warning::
+ If you don't compile the Freetype library yourself, chances are subpixel
+ anti-aliasing will be disabled due to patent problems. Have a look at
+ `Freetype FAQ <>`_
+ to know how to enable it.
+Mac users
+Freetype should be already installed on your system. If not, either install it
+using `homebrew <>`_ or compile it and place the library binary
+file in '/usr/local/lib'.
+Linux users
+Freetype should be already installed on your system. If not, either install
+relevant package from your package manager or compile from sources and place
+the library binary file in '/usr/local/lib'.
+Window users
+You can try to install a window binaries available from the Freetype site or
+you can compile it from sources. In such a case, make sure the resulting
+library binaries is named 'Freetype.dll' (and not something like
+Freetype245.dll) and make sure to place a copy in Windows/System32 directory.
+The easiest way to install freetype-pu is to use pip::
+ pip install freetype-py
+Or you can get the latest version from git and install yourself::
+ git clone
+ cd freetype-py
+ python install