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asked 2015-11-29 11:41:36 -0500

Terry gravatar image

Hi, I would like to use the latest version of opencv. (I believe this is the documentation for opencv3 Could you please tell me where in the opencv documentation, I can find the following information :

1) What versions of python does opencv3 work with?
2) Where is the quick start tutorial for opencv3?

Thanks T

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answered 2015-11-30 03:06:28 -0500

The basics for OpenCV 3:

Tutorials to start of with:

As to the python question, OpenCV can be installed with whatever Python version you want using the CMAKE approach.

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Ok, Thanks. Seems both versions ok. Any observations on Python 3&opencv? Any advantages of moving to Py3? Say performance or some features like threading (with respect to opencv) . Would it be a big switch to move code from Py2.7 to Py3 (in terms of opencv APIs). I hear that most scientific and big data utils have not yet moved to Python3 and will take while. Do teams choose Pythpon3&opencv for commercial development?

Terry gravatar imageTerry ( 2015-12-03 06:51:01 -0500 )edit

I have no idea, my experience with Python and OpenCV is way to limited for that. Nevertheless in C++ I always take latest available versions when moving to commercial development. Why stick with the old if you have the new...

StevenPuttemans gravatar imageStevenPuttemans ( 2015-12-03 08:29:32 -0500 )edit
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