How to Display an Image Using OpenCV

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In this project, I will show you how to display an image using OpenCV.

You Will Need 

  • Python 3.7+

Directions

Let’s say you have an image like the one below. The file name is 1.jpg.


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To display it using OpenCV, go to your favorite IDE or text editor and create the following Python program:

# Display a color image using OpenCV
import numpy as np
import cv2

# Load an color image in grayscale
img = cv2.imread('1.jpg',1)

cv2.imshow('image',img)
cv2.waitKey(0)
cv2.destroyAllWindows()

Save the program into the same directory as 1.jpg.

Run the file.

run-display-image

Watch the image display to your computer. That’s it!

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