FreeImage VS OpenCV

Compare FreeImage vs OpenCV and see what are their differences.

FreeImage

A custom distribution of FreeImage, with a CMake-based build system. Used by the Athena Game Framework. (by Kanma)

OpenCV

Open Source Computer Vision Library (by opencv)
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FreeImage OpenCV
0 77
49 59,414
- 2.2%
0.0 9.8
over 4 years ago 3 days ago
C C++
GNU General Public License v3.0 or later GNU General Public License v3.0 or later
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FreeImage

Posts with mentions or reviews of FreeImage. We have used some of these posts to build our list of alternatives and similar projects.

We haven't tracked posts mentioning FreeImage yet.
Tracking mentions began in Dec 2020.

OpenCV

Posts with mentions or reviews of OpenCV. We have used some of these posts to build our list of alternatives and similar projects. The last one was on 2022-01-12.

What are some alternatives?

When comparing FreeImage and OpenCV you can also consider the following projects:

VTK - Mirror of Visualization Toolkit repository

libvips - A fast image processing library with low memory needs.

Boost.GIL - Boost.GIL - Generic Image Library | Requires C++11 since Boost 1.68

CImg - The CImg Library is a small and open-source C++ toolkit for image processing

EasyOCR - Ready-to-use OCR with 80+ supported languages and all popular writing scripts including Latin, Chinese, Arabic, Devanagari, Cyrillic and etc.

imagick - Go binding to ImageMagick's MagickWand C API

SimpleCV - The Open Source Framework for Machine Vision

ITK - Insight Toolkit (ITK) -- Official Repository. ITK builds on a proven, spatially-oriented architecture for processing, segmentation, and registration of scientific images in two, three, or more dimensions.

tesseract-ocr - Tesseract Open Source OCR Engine (main repository)

OpenImageIO - Reading, writing, and processing images in a wide variety of file formats, using a format-agnostic API, aimed at VFX applications.

CxImage

Kornia - Open Source Differentiable Computer Vision Library