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cv2.imread returns None

asked 2016-02-23 03:20:58 -0500

JJG gravatar image

as the title states, when I do

im = cv2.imread("path\to\image.jpg")

and I've made sure the image is there, I get None in im I've imported cv2, and can't think of why this is happening. (Python 2.7, opencv 3.0.0). anyone have any idea? Thanks!

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answered 2016-02-23 03:52:09 -0500

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Try replacing \ with / in your path to image. Also, try copying the image in your program folder and just give

im = cv2.imread("image.jpg")

cv2.imshow("", im)


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I had to put the image in the program folder to make it work... lame.

wannaBrobot gravatar imagewannaBrobot ( 2018-07-12 18:40:05 -0500 )edit
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