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Emgu CV Essentials by Shin Shi

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Comparing image-processing libraries

At present, there are some well-known and fully functional image-processing libraries, such as OpenCV, Emgu CV and AForge.NET. This part gives a brief comparison of these image-processing libraries with regards to license agreement, documentation, ease of use, performance, and so on.

Tip

AForge.NET is an artificial intelligence and computer vision library originally developed by Andrew Kirillov for the .NET framework.

License agreement

The following table shows the comparison of the ease of using licenses' agreement:

Library

License

Brief Introduction

OpenCV

BSD

You can freely use it in any application but remember to keep the BSD license file in it

Emgu CV

GPLv3

Your product or application must be open ...

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