This page contains several screen shots showing FreeType at work.
Windows and FreeType quality comparison with Photoshop.
Here by Chris Stuber
Rotated Text Output with font-smoothing on colored
Here by Chris again
The Unicode CyberBit font at 12 points, with no
Look how different scripts at
small sizes are rendered.
The same page with font-smoothing.
Look how diagonals and curves
Font Smoothing demonstration.
Enlarged rendering of the phrase
"Font Smoothing" with the font MT FootLight.
The Chinese Mingliu font, at 12 points with font smoothing.
Notice how vertical and
horizontal stems are kept black, making the glyphs more legible.
Now try that with ATM!