Vflib3 is a font rasterizer library for multi-lingual information processing. using vflib3, you can obtain bitmap data of characters(glyphs) from various fonts in a unified manner.
vflib3 can handle almost all font formats available - it now supports pk, gf, vf, tfm, ofm level 0, ovf, pcf, bdf, hbf, syotai-club, jg, ekanji and more. truetype and type 1 fonts are also supported via freetype2. font search via kpathsea is supported, too.
this package contains the vflib3 documentation in various formats.