Cairo is a vector graphics library with cross-device output support. It currently supports the X Window System and in-memory image buffers as output targets. It is designed to produce identical output on all output media while taking advantage of display hardware acceleration when available (eg. through the X Render Extension). It provides a stateful user-level API with capabilities similar to the PDF 1.4 imaging model and provides operations including stroking and filling Bezier cubic splines, transforming and compositing translucent images, and antialiased text rendering.
DocumentationAPI Reference Manual at http://www.cairographics.org/manual/ Various Language Specific Tutorials at http://cairographics.org/documentation FAQ at http://cairographics.org/FAQ
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