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OpenCV By Example by Vinícius Godoy, David Millán Escrivá, Prateek Joshi

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Installing OpenCV

Let's see how to get OpenCV up-and-running on various operating systems.

Windows

To keep things easy, let's install OpenCV using prebuilt libraries. Let's go to http://opencv.org and download the latest version for Windows. The current version is 3.0.0, and you can go to the OpenCV homepage to get the latest link to download the package.

You need to make sure you have admin rights before you proceed. The downloaded file will be an executable file, so just double-click on it to start the installation process. The installer expands the content into a folder. You will be able to choose the installation path and check the installation by inspecting the files.

Once you are done with the previous step, we need to set the OpenCV environment ...

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