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Python PyCharm OpenCV

asked 2013-10-16 06:46:58 -0500

Theo gravatar image

Hi there,

I am having hard time setting up Python to work with OpenCV and PyCharm on my Mac. I searched a lot of pages on google but still haven't managed to configure it properly.

If anyone can help me by providing some instructions I'd be greatly thankful.

Thank you.

Regards, Theo

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answered 2014-09-06 19:16:20 -0500

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I ran into a similar issue. Here's the things I had to do to get from the bad state I was in to a working state:

  • Homebrew was conflicting with MacPorts, so I had to uninstall MacPorts.
  • "brew install opencv" was failing by saying it couldn't write to /usr/local/bin so I had to run "sudo chown -R $USER /usr/local/bin".
  • Repeat above problem, but with /usr/local/include. Apply "sudo chown -R $USER /usr/local/include" liberally. Once those two folders were writable, brew install opencv succeeded.
  • PyCharm was using the wrong python environment. I had to go to PyCharm -> preferences -> Project Interpreter and select Python 2.7.8 (the latest one I had installed that wasn't python 3).

After that, I was able to import cv2 in my project and do opencv things.

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