SDL2_ttf 2.0.15 PRERELEASE!

SDL_ttf 2.0.15 is now available as a PRERELEASE build!

Changes in this build:

  • Updated to FreeType version 2.9.1
  • Text rendering functions now use the alpha component of the text colors
  • Added support for characters greater than 0xFFFF (e.g. emoji) in the UTF-8 APIs

Please report any bugs or regressions here:


This has been updated with a bunch of fixes from Sylvain. They correct font surface sizes and metrics and so forth, so please test this with your application if you’re using SDL_ttf and make sure that it works well for you.


This has been updated once again, in preparation for final release. There have been a number of bug fixes to this release, so please check compatibility with your application!