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OpenCV developed in C/C++ - Run in iOS?

asked 2013-01-17 05:19:47 -0500

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updated 2013-01-17 09:13:18 -0500

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I am developing an image processing application in Centos with OpenCV using C/C++ coding. My intension is to have a single development platform for Linux and IOS (IPAD). So if I start the development in a Linux environment with OpenCV installed ( in C/C++ ), can I use the same code in IOS without going for Objective-C? I don't want to put dual effort for iOS so how to achieve this?

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answered 2013-01-17 06:36:37 -0500

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Yes, you can. But you should use OpenCV C++ interface, because now we don't support old C interface for iOS. Or you should create OpenCV framework for iOS manually with support of C interface. For iOS projects you should use Objective-C++ for using combination ObjectiveC and C++.

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answered 2013-02-19 03:26:50 -0500

Andrei Blaj gravatar image

I also do this in our project, Real Colors (Android and iPhone app). For iOS we wrapped all the code in a static library that we link in the iOS app. We also include the opencv2.framework in the app.

It is possible to have one codebase for the OpenCV code and then link it to whatever platform you want: Android, iPhone, PC, Mac.

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