Just in time for the first ever LibGDX Game Jam, LibGDX 1.7.2 was released.
This released included the following updates:
[1.7.2] - Added AndroidAudio#newMusic(FileDescriptor) to allow loading music from a file descriptor, see #2970 - Added GLOnlyTextureData, which is now the default for FrameBuffer and FrameBufferCubemap, see #3539 - Added rotationChanged() for Actor class, called when rotation changes, see https://github.com/libgdx/libgdx/pull/3563 - Fixed crash on MacOS when enumerating connected gamepads. - ParticleEmitter no longer says it's complete when it's set to continuous, see #3516 - Improved JSON parsing and object mapping error messages. - Updated FreeType from version 2.5.5 to 2.6.2. - Fixed corrupt FreeType rendering for some font sizes. - API Change: FreeTypeFontParameter has new fields for rendering borders and shadows. - FreeTypeFontParameter can render much better fonts at small sizes using gamma settings. - BitmapFont can now render missing (tofu) glyph for glyphs not in the font. - FreeTypeFontGenerator depreacted methods removed. - Fixed BitmapFont color tags changing glyph spacing versus not using color tags. BitmapFont#getGlyphs has a new paramter. See #3455. - Skin's TintedDrawable now works with TiledDrawable. #3627 - Updated jnigen to Java Parser 2.3.0 (http://javaparser.github.io/javaparser/). - FreeType fonts no longer look terrible at small size. This is a big deal! - Updated to RoboVM 1.12.0, includes tvOS support!
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