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|Name=Cairo
 
|Name=Cairo
 
|Short description=A vector graphics library with cross-device output support.
 
|Short description=A vector graphics library with cross-device output support.
|Full description=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.
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|Full description=Cairo is a 2D graphics library with support for multiple output devices. Currently supported output targets include the X Window System (via both Xlib and XCB), Quartz, Win32, image buffers, PostScript, PDF, and SVG file output. Experimental backends include OpenGL, BeOS, OS/2, and DirectFB.
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Cairo is designed to produce consistent output on all output media while taking advantage of display hardware acceleration when available (eg. through the X Render Extension).
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The cairo API provides operations similar to the drawing operators of PostScript and PDF. Operations in cairo including stroking and filling cubic Bézier splines, transforming and compositing translucent images, and antialiased text rendering. All drawing operations can be transformed by any affine transformation (scale, rotation, shear, etc.)
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Cairo is implemented as a library written in the C programming language, but bindings are available for several different programming languages.
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|Homepage URL=http://cairographics.org/
 
|User level=none
 
|User level=none
|Status=Live
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|Is High Priority Project=No
|Component programs=
 
|Homepage URL=http://cairographics.org/
 
 
|VCS checkout command=git clone git://git.cairographics.org/git/cairo
 
|VCS checkout command=git clone git://git.cairographics.org/git/cairo
 
|Computer languages=C
 
|Computer languages=C
 
|Documentation note=API Reference Manual at http://www.cairographics.org/manual/ Various Language Specific Tutorials at http://cairographics.org/documentation FAQ at http://cairographics.org/FAQ
 
|Documentation note=API Reference Manual at http://www.cairographics.org/manual/ Various Language Specific Tutorials at http://cairographics.org/documentation FAQ at http://cairographics.org/FAQ
|Paid support=
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|Decommissioned/Obsolete=No
|IRC help=
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|Accepts cryptocurrency donations=No
|IRC general=
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|Version identifier=1.12.14
|IRC development=
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|Version date=2013/02/10
|Related projects=
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|Version status=stable
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|Version download=http://cairographics.org/releases/cairo-1.12.14.tar.xz
|Is GNU=n
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|Test entry=No
|Last review by=Ted Teah
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|Last review by=Bendikker
|Last review date=2006-11-07
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|Last review date=2018/04/20
|Submitted by=Database conversion
 
 
|Submitted date=2011-04-01
 
|Submitted date=2011-04-01
|Version identifier=1.2.6
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|Is GNU=No
|Version date=2006-11-07
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|License verified date=2006-11-07
|Version status=stable
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|Version download=http://cairographics.org/releases/
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{{Project license
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|License=LGPLv2.1
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|License verified by=Ted Teah
 
|License verified date=2006-11-07
 
|License verified date=2006-11-07
|Version comment=1.2.6 released on 2006-11-07
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{{Resource
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|Resource audience=Perl (Ref)
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|Resource URL=https://metacpan.org/release/Cairo
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|Resource URL=https://cran.r-project.org/web/packages/Cairo
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|Resource URL=https://rubygems.org/gems/cairo
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|Resource URL=https://tracker.debian.org/pkg/cairo
 
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|Graphics=2d
 
|Graphics=2d
 
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|Works-with=graphics
 
|Works-with=graphics
 
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Cairo

http://cairographics.org/
A vector graphics library with cross-device output support.

Cairo is a 2D graphics library with support for multiple output devices. Currently supported output targets include the X Window System (via both Xlib and XCB), Quartz, Win32, image buffers, PostScript, PDF, and SVG file output. Experimental backends include OpenGL, BeOS, OS/2, and DirectFB.

Cairo is designed to produce consistent output on all output media while taking advantage of display hardware acceleration when available (eg. through the X Render Extension).

The cairo API provides operations similar to the drawing operators of PostScript and PDF. Operations in cairo including stroking and filling cubic Bézier splines, transforming and compositing translucent images, and antialiased text rendering. All drawing operations can be transformed by any affine transformation (scale, rotation, shear, etc.)

Cairo is implemented as a library written in the C programming language, but bindings are available for several different programming languages.








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