I am having trouble in installing OpenCV for Python 3.x in Windows 7

asked 2015-02-06 16:46:40 -0500

s0r2637 gravatar image

updated 2015-02-06 16:49:40 -0500

I tried to create OpenCV bindings for Python 3.x from the source file in GitHub. I use the CMake utility and Mingw-GCC compiler to achieve that. The build came out successfully, but I don't know how to proceed from there. How do I get the openCV module to work in Python 3.x? Any help would be highly appreciated. I have been toiling for a couple of days now.

P.S. Btw, I used the instructions in the following website: http://docs.opencv.org/trunk/doc/py_t... Instead of Visual Studio, I used TDM-GCC-64 compilers. What do I do after I finish Step 13 provided in the above link.

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typing make should compile the opencv libs and cv2.pyd

then, typing make install should copy it to your python install folder

berak gravatar imageberak ( 2015-02-07 02:15:41 -0500 )edit

Could you please tell me from which folder should I type the make command? Is it the build folder or the source folder? Also is make utility is part of the CMake or MingW ? Sorry for such basic questions, but I am not an expert in installing from source.

s0r2637 gravatar images0r2637 ( 2015-02-07 11:12:10 -0500 )edit