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Can anybody please make a good tutorial for installing OpenCV 2.4.4 with Visual Studio 2012 in Windows 8 32bit

asked 2013-04-10 06:00:55 -0500

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I am frustrated after installing many times OpenCV using VS 2012 in Windows 8 32 bit OS. All the tutorials out there will not helping me. Can any body please help me to guide step by step to get the work done?

Thanking You Ansuman

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answered 2013-04-22 02:04:37 -0500

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There is a new tutorial for installing OpenCV in Windows 8 using Visual Studio 2012 (For Those Who love to Use All Latest software like ME). Visit this blog for the easy tutorial:


Enjoy ;-)

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answered 2013-04-10 06:06:55 -0500

There are tons of problems when combining VS2012 and OpenCV, but if you persist on doing so, follow the guide that is accepted as answer in this topic :

It is a very precise guide on how to get it to work.

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Yes I have followed all the steps carefully but no luck.

helloansuman gravatar imagehelloansuman ( 2013-04-10 07:01:15 -0500 )edit

Not working is not an answer, please complete your question with exact errors.

StevenPuttemans gravatar imageStevenPuttemans ( 2013-04-10 07:42:03 -0500 )edit

Visual C++ showing "cannot open include file SDKDDKVER.h" .

helloansuman gravatar imagehelloansuman ( 2013-04-11 01:03:06 -0500 )edit

I am very new to OpenCV and also first time using Visual Studio.

helloansuman gravatar imagehelloansuman ( 2013-04-11 01:03:55 -0500 )edit

The first answer clearly states you did something wrong with your windows installation. Please try to fix this first by following the installation mentioned.

StevenPuttemans gravatar imageStevenPuttemans ( 2013-04-11 04:57:07 -0500 )edit

I am now moving to windows 7 with VS 2010. I know that Windows 8 is not supporting cmake. So no way we can install OpenCV in windows 8.

helloansuman gravatar imagehelloansuman ( 2013-04-12 00:29:40 -0500 )edit

Yes you can install OpenCV in windows 8. However the system is not ideally to program into (one of the main problems in windows 8 I guess). There is always the possibility to use prebuilt binaries, which do not need any cmake at all, only the correct 32 or 64 bit dlls.

StevenPuttemans gravatar imageStevenPuttemans ( 2013-04-12 02:26:29 -0500 )edit

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