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[Version 5.0.1.3 Now Available!]

D-Type technology is a suite of high-performance software libraries for rendering high-quality text and resolution independent scalable 2D graphics. D-Type libraries are written in industry standard C++ and available for any hardware or operating system environment in use today. Available in binary, object and/or source code format, D-Type technology is a perfect choice for software developers seeking a rendering solution that is affordable, modern but mature, reliable, secure, well supported, optimized for speed and packed with features. Learn more about D-Type and read our historical note for more information on the latest 5.0 release...

[Standard Suite]

[Font Engine Icon][D-Type Font Engine]

Portable, high-performance and high-quality scalable font engine for smooth (anti-aliased) text with built-in support for TrueType, OpenType, Type 1, Type 3, bare CFF and D-Type fonts. Supports multiple-master font technology, advanced text effects, unique automatic font hinting, fractional character positioning and much more. Suitable for CRT monitors, LCD and TV screens. More about Font Engine...

[Grayscale Rasterizer Icon][D-Type Grayscale Rasterizer]

A lightning fast rasterizer for sharp and smooth (anti-aliased) vector-based graphics of absolutely amazing quality. Suitable for all types of applications that require superb output quality regardless of the platform, device or resolution. More about Grayscale Rasterizer...

[Direct Color Rasterizer Icon][D-Type Direct Color Rasterizer]

NEW: A unique rasterizer for rendering multi-color RGBA images in a single rasterization pass. Suitable for applications that require very fast and high-quality scalable anti-aliased graphics that feature perfect stitching between adjacent fill areas of different color. More about Direct Color Rasterizer...

[Text Suite]

[Text Engine Icon][D-Type Unicode Text Engine]

Powerful, versatile, compact, super fast, feature rich and remarkably simple to use engine to lay out, render and edit high-quality Unicode text on any platform, device or operating system. More about Unicode Text Engine...

[Text Layout Extension Icon][D-Type Text Layout Extension]

Compact, portable and easy-to-use extension for D-Type Font Engine to lay out Unicode text. The extension supports complex scripts such as Arabic, Indic and Thai and takes care of any special processing rules necessary to shape and lay out those scripts correctly. More about Text Layout Extension...

[Power Suite]

[PowerDoc Engine Icon][D-Type PowerDoc Engine]

A powerful rendering engine for creating professional, high-quality and resolution independent electronic documents and presentations. Includes all standard suite features plus a number of advanced text, layout, bitmap and document manipulation and rendering capabilities. More about PowerDoc Engine...

[Plugins / Web]

[PowerDoc For Java Icon][D-Type PowerDoc For Java]

NEW: Server-side rendering component for JSP and Java. Generate dynamic graphics directly from your Web pages in real time. Ideal for dynamic titles, charts, maps, diagrams etc. More about PowerDoc For JSP & Java...

[PowerDoc For ASP and .NET Icon][D-Type PowerDoc For ASP and .NET]

Server-side rendering component for Active Server Pages. Generate dynamic graphics directly from your Web pages in real time. More about PowerDoc For ASP & .NET...

[Applications and Tools]

[PowerDoc Editor Icon][D-Type PowerDoc Editor]

NEW: A simple yet versatile application for Windows, Mac and Linux that allows developers to construct complex PowerDoc documents or document templates. Documents created using this application can be saved in PowerDoc format or exported to C/C++, VB, VB Script, JScript, ASP or ASP.NET. More about PowerDoc Editor...

[Font Converter Icon][D-Type Font Converter]

NEW: A tool to convert TrueType, OpenType, Type 1, Type 3 and bare CFF fonts to D-Type format. D-Type fonts are smaller in size and have other advantages over existing commonly used font formats. More about Font Converter...

More Information

We invite you to download D-Type Demo or request our Evaluation Libraries. Any additional information can be requested using our Contact Us page. Also, see our Frequently Asked Questions for most common questions and answers.