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dotnet add package Emgu.CV --version
NuGet\Install-Package Emgu.CV -Version
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<PackageReference Include="Emgu.CV" Version="" />
For projects that support PackageReference, copy this XML node into the project file to reference the package.
paket add Emgu.CV --version
#r "nuget: Emgu.CV,"
#r directive can be used in F# Interactive and Polyglot Notebooks. Copy this into the interactive tool or source code of the script to reference the package.
// Install Emgu.CV as a Cake Addin
#addin nuget:?package=Emgu.CV&version=

// Install Emgu.CV as a Cake Tool
#tool nuget:?package=Emgu.CV&version=

Emgu CV is a cross platform .Net wrapper to the OpenCV image processing library. Allowing OpenCV functions to be called from .NET compatible languages such as C#, VB, VC++, IronPython etc.

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NuGet packages (46)

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This package contains the native runtime of Emgu CV for Windows


This package add extension method to convert Bitmap to and from Emgu objects (e.g. Mat, UMat, GpuMat)


This package contains the native runtime of Emgu CV for Windows


MSLA/DLP, file analysis, calibration, repair, conversion and manipulation


This TheEyes library makes it easy to read, find, and highlight images or windows' screens.

GitHub repositories (15)

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.Net port of the original java-based barcode reader and generator library zxing
Free Open Source Enterprise Grade RPA
Damselfly is a server-based Photograph Management app. The goal of Damselfly is to index an extremely large collection of images, and allow easy search and retrieval of those images, using metadata such as the IPTC keyword tags, as well as the folder and file names. Damselfly includes support for object/face detection, and face-recognition.
MSLA/DLP, file analysis, calibration, repair, conversion and manipulation
Version Downloads Last updated 52,808 10/24/2022 145,893 1/10/2022 47,099 10/28/2021 125,739 7/28/2021 13,838 7/2/2021 101,933 1/19/2021 67,070 10/7/2020 5,775 9/28/2020 34,035 9/4/2020 47,828 6/8/2020 61,176 2/11/2020 12,022 1/27/2020 227,214 9/19/2019 76,512 5/25/2019 3,139 5/24/2019 32,556 4/13/2019 104,154 10/15/2018 141,027 4/4/2018 49,497 10/30/2017 63,059 6/28/2017

This is the 4.5.1 release of Emgu CV. For online documentation please visit